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

PR Newswire

SEATTLE, May 2, 2013

SEATTLE, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --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 or call 1-800-ALASKAAIR (800-252-7522 or TTY/TDD line

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 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 For more news and information, visit the Alaska Airlines
Newsroom at

* 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 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 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 for details.

SOURCE Alaska Airlines

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