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Alaska Airlines Inaugurates New Flights Between Portland, Ore., and Atlanta

One-way fares from $149* and double miles

8/26/2013 7:34:22 AM

SEATTLE — Alaska Airlines inaugurates nonstop service today between Portland, Ore., and Atlanta.

"With these new flights to Atlanta, our Portland-area customers will enjoy nonstop service to a great southeastern city as well as connecting opportunities throughout North America via our partner Delta Air Lines' hub there," said Joe Sprague, Alaska Airlines' vice president of marketing. "Alaska Airlines has added eight new routes from Portland within the last 12 months as we continue our expansion from the Rose City, which includes new service to Dallas-Fort Worth starting on September 16."

Summary of new service:

Start date

City pair

Departs Arrives Frequency
Aug. 26 Portland-Atlanta 9:50 a.m. 5:35 p.m. Daily
Aug. 26 Atlanta-Portland 5:10 p.m. 7:30 p.m. Daily
Flight times based on local time zones


To celebrate the new service, Alaska is offering a one-way fare of $149*. Fares must be purchased by Aug. 28, require a 14-day advance purchase, and are valid for travel from Sept. 9 through Nov. 20. The airline is also offering double Mileage Plan miles on Portland-Atlanta flights for travel between Aug. 26 and Oct. 31, 2013.

To learn more or make reservations, visit www.alaskaair.com or call 1-800-ALASKAAIR (800-252-7522 or TTY/TDD line 800-392-0228).

Alaska Airlines, a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together with its partner regional airlines, serves 95 cities through an expansive network in Alaska, the Lower 48, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico. Alaska Airlines has ranked "Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Traditional Network Carriers" in the J.D. Power and Associates North America Airline Satisfaction StudySM for six consecutive years from 2008 to 2013. For reservations, visit www.alaskaair.com. For more news and information, visit the Alaska Airlines Newsroom at www.alaskaair.com/newsroom.

* General terms and conditions: Fares include all taxes and fees, including the September 11 Security Fee. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights or all days. A ticket purchased at an Alaska Airlines airport location or through a reservation call center will cost $15 more per person than the advertised fare. Tickets are nonrefundable, but can be changed for a $75 change fee when changes are made online at alaskaair.com and $100 when made through Alaska Airlines' reservations call centers. The carrier's change fee increases to $125 on Oct. 30. All fares, taxes and fees shown are based on one-way travel and may be doubled if traveling round trip. A $20 baggage fee will apply for each of the first three checked bags until Oct. 30, when the first and second checked bag fees increase to $25 each. Additional fees apply to check more than two bags and for overweight or oversized items. See checked baggage policy at www.alaskaair.com for more details. Fares are subject to change without notice. Other restrictions —blackout dates, day of week availability, schedule availability, change fees and advance purchase requirements — may apply. Visit www.alaskaair.com or call Alaska Airlines' Reservations at 1-800-252-7522 for complete fare rules.

Terms and conditions for Mileage Plan double miles:
Registration at www.alaskaair.com prior to the first qualifying flight is required in order to receive double miles. Double miles offer is valid only on qualifying paid Alaska Airlines nonstop flights between Portland and Atlanta. Other rules and restrictions apply. Visit www.alaskaair.com for complete details.

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