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

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Alaska Airlines to Add Summer Service Between Fairbanks and Portland, Ore.09:00 EST Tuesday, February 12, 2013$179* one-way fare available for purchase now through Feb. 16SEATTLE, 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 DateCity pairDepartsArrives  Frequency  End DateJune 9Portland-Fairbanks  8:05 p.m.    11:05 p.m. Daily              Sept 1, 2013June 10Fairbanks-Portland  12:15 a.m.   5:04 a.m.      Daily   Sept 2, 2013All times based on local time zonesMore 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 StudySM 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 informationSOURCE Alaska AirlinesFor further information: Marianne Lindsey, Alaska Airlines, +1-206-392-5101