Red Eye Flight to Colombia: Alaska Airlines says it will make two flights to Colombia

After nearly a year in the wilderness, the Red Eye flights to Cuba will begin Saturday and end on Sunday.

The flights from Anchorage to Colombo will depart at 8:30 a.m. and 9:30 p.m., Alaska Airlines said Monday in a statement.

The flights from San Francisco to Colombe will depart about 1:30 to 3:30.

Flight 1169 from Anchorage will depart from Colomba at 10:45 a., followed by a 12-hour layover in the city of Colombo.

The trip will cost about $3,300, Alaska said.

A second flight from Anchorage, scheduled for 2:00 p.t., will depart the same day, Alaska added.

The two flights are part of the Alaska Airlines Expedition to Colombia program.

The Red Eye and the San Francisco-Colombo flights will be the first flights to Colomedias capital of Havana, the airline said.