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

Tue Feb 12, 2013 9:00am EST

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$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:                                                  
                                                                                      
 Start Date  City pair           Departs     Arrives     Frequency  End Date      
                                                                                  
 June 9      Portland-Fairbanks  8:05 p.m.   11:05 p.m.  Daily      Sept 1, 2013  
                                                                                  
 June 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 StudySM  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


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

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