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Alaska Airlines to Add Summer Service Between Fairbanks and Portland, Ore.


$179* one-way fare available for purchase now through Feb. 16

SEATTLE, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines will add a nonstop, daily flight between Fairbanks, Alaska, and Portland, Ore., starting June 9 through September 2, 2013. To kick off the new service, the airline is offering a $179* one-way fare, which must be purchased by Feb. 16 for travel through July 9.

"Portland is a growing hub for Alaska Airlines and this nonstop flight will provide Fairbanks residents with not only a great West Coast destination to visit, but also another option to connect to Alaska Airlines' expanding list of cities served from Portland International Airport," said Marilyn Romano, the airlines' regional vice president of Alaska. "Beyond the added connectivity, there is a natural connection between Fairbanks and Portland, with many Alaskans having family members in the Rose City."

           Summary of new flights:


     Date  City pair                           Departs    Arrives    Frequency End Date

    June 9 Portland-Fairbanks                  8:05 p.m.  11:05 p.m. Daily     Sept 1, 2013


     10    Fairbanks-Portland                  12:15 a.m. 5:04 a.m.  Daily     Sept 2, 2013

           All times based on local time zones

More information, including fares rules, blackout dates, and complete terms and conditions, is available at www.alaskaair.com or by calling 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 Study(SM) for five consecutive years from 2008 to 2012. 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: The introductory fare requires a 14-day advance purchase and is available on the new nonstop flight only for travel on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.Fare includes all taxes and fees including the Sept. 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. Bag fees apply for checked baggage. Other restrictions--such as day of week, blackout dates and advance purchase requirements--may apply. Visit alaskaair.com or call Alaska Airlines reservations at 1-800-ALASKAAIR for complete fare rules, checked baggage policies and more information

SOURCE  Alaska Airlines

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