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Alaska Airlines Expands Its Portland, Ore., Service With New Flights to Atlanta and Dallas/Fort Worth


Alaska Airlines Expands Its Portland, Ore., Service With New Flights to Atlanta and Dallas/Fort Worth

Introductory one-way fares available starting from $159* Portland-Atlanta and $129* Portland-Dallas

5/2/2013 6:04:59 AM

SEATTLE — Alaska Airlines will begin new service between Portland, Ore., and Atlanta starting Aug. 26 and between Portland and Dallas/Fort Worth starting Sept. 16, 2013.

"With today's announcement, we will have committed to eight new routes from Portland within the last 12 months as we continue expansion of this hub," said Andrew Harrison, Alaska Airlines' vice president of planning and revenue management. "With these new flights to Atlanta and Dallas/Fort Worth, our Portland-area customers will not only enjoy two new nonstop destinations, but seamless connecting opportunities throughout North America via our partners Delta Air Lines and American Airlines at their respective hubs in Atlanta and Dallas/Fort Worth."

To celebrate the new service, the airline is offering $159* one-way fares between Portland and Atlanta for travel from Aug. 26 through Oct. 31 and $129* one-way fares between Portland and Dallas for travel from Sept. 16 through Nov. 20, 2013. Tickets must be purchased by May 10. For complete fare rules, visit www.alaskaair.com or call 1-800-ALASKAAIR (800-252-7522 or TTY/TDD line 800-392-0228).

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
Portland-Dallas/Fort Worth
Start date City pair Departs Arrives Frequency
Sept. 16 Portland-Dallas 10:15 a.m. 4:04 p.m. Daily
Sept. 16 Dallas-Portland 5:00 p.m. 6:59 p.m. Daily
All times based on local time zones

During the past year, Alaska Airlines has expanded Portland service to Bozeman, Mont., Santa Barbara, Calif., Pasco, Wash., Reagan Washington National Airport in Washington, D.C., and Kauai. In addition to the two new markets announced today, Alaska is also scheduled to begin flying between Portland and Fairbanks, Alaska, on June 9, 2013.

Alaska Airlines will offer double Mileage Plan miles on Portland-Atlanta flights for travel between Aug. 26 and Oct. 31, and on Portland-Dallas flights between Sept. 16 and Oct. 31, 2013. To qualify, customers must register at www.alaskaair.com prior to their first qualifying flight.

The Portland-Atlanta flight will replace one of the two scheduled Seattle-Atlanta flights, which the carrier will reduce to one daily flight starting Aug. 26.

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. 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: Introductory fares require a 14-day advance purchase and are available for travel on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Tickets must be purchased by May 10 and are good for travel between Portland and Atlanta from Aug. 26 through Oct. 31, 2013, and between Portland and Dallas/Fort Worth from Sept. 16 through Nov. 20, 2013. 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. Bag fees apply for checked baggage. Other restrictions—such as day of week, blackout dates and advance purchase requirements—may apply. Visit www.alaskaair.com or call Alaska Airlines reservations at 1-800-ALASKAAIR for complete fare rules, checked baggage policies and more information.

Terms & 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 and Portland and Dallas/Fort Worth. Other rules and restrictions apply. Visit www.alaskaair.com for details.

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