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

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

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

PR Newswire

SEATTLE, Feb. 12, 2013

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:
StartDate City pair            Departs   Arrives   Frequency         End
                                8:05                                      Sept
June 9     Portland-Fairbanks p.m.  11:05 p.m. Daily 1,
                                12:15     5:04                            Sept
June 10    Fairbanks-Portland a.m.   a.m.  Daily            2,
           All times based on local time zones

More information, including fares rules, blackout dates, and complete terms
and conditions, is available at 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 For more news and information, visit the Alaska Airlines
Newsroom at

*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 or call Alaska
Airlines reservations at 1-800-ALASKAAIR for complete fare rules, checked
baggage policies and more information

SOURCE Alaska Airlines

Contact: Marianne Lindsey, Alaska Airlines, +1-206-392-5101
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