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Alaska Airlines to fly between Portland, Oregon, and Atlanta starting June 4
PR Newswire

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines today announced to employees gathered at a meeting in Portland that the company will begin daily, nonstop service between Portland, Oregon, and Atlanta starting June 4, through August 27, 2016. Alaska previously served the route between August 2013 and Sept. 2014.

"Alaska Airlines continues to provide more options to our loyal Portland customer base," said John Kirby, the airline's VP of capacity planning. "We are pleased to add seasonal Atlanta service to the growing list of non-stop destinations we offer from the Rose City."

Summary of new service:


City pair




June 4 – Aug. 27


11:40 p.m.

7:30 a.m.


June 5 – Aug. 27


8:45 a.m.

11:05 a.m.


Flight times based on local time zones.

Flights will be operated by fuel-efficient Next Generation 737 aircraft. Onboard, customers will get to enjoy more of what they love with free and premium entertainment direct to customer devices, Pacific Northwest-inspired food and beverages and custom leather seats with power outlets for laptops and personal devices for each customer. Visit to find great savings and purchase tickets, or call 1-800-ALASKAAIR (800-252-7522 or Hearing & Speech Impaired (TTY): Dial 711 for Relay Services).

Alaska Airlines, a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together with its partner regional airlines, serves more than 100 cities through an expansive network in Alaska, the Lower 48, Hawaii, Canada, Costa Rica and Mexico. Alaska Airlines ranked "Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Traditional Carriers" in the J.D. Power North American Airline Satisfaction Study for seven consecutive years from 2008 to 2014. Alaska Airlines' Mileage Plan also ranked highest in the J.D. Power 2014 Airline Loyalty/Rewards Program Satisfaction Report. For reservations, visit For more news and information, visit the Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air Newsroom at


SOURCE Alaska Airlines