Alaska Airlines will operate a daily round-trip between Fairbanks in Alaska and Portland in Oregon from June 9 through September 2, 2013.

Alaska Airlines will operate a daily round-trip between Fairbanks in Alaska and Portland in Oregon from June 9 through September 2, 2013.

To promote the new service, Alaska Airlines is offering a $179 one-way fare, which must be purchased by February 16, for travel through July 9.


To mark its close association with the city of Seattle, where it is headquartered and based, and also Seattle-based Boeing, Alaska Airlines had this Boeing 737-800 delivered wearing the Boeing house livery but carrying the airline's distinctive Alaskan native face logo on its vertical stabilizer

To mark its close association with the city of Seattle, where it is headquartered and based, and also Seattle-based Boeing, Alaska Airlines had this Boeing 737-800 delivered wearing the Boeing house livery but carrying the airline’s distinctive Alaskan native face logo on its vertical stabilizer

 

The introductory fare requires a 14-day advance purchase and is available on the new non-stop flight only for travel on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Visit www.alaskaair.com or call Alaska Airlines reservations at 1-800-ALASKAAIR (800-252-7522 or TTY/TDD line 800-392-0228) to book and for complete fare rules, checked-baggage policies, blackout dates, and complete terms and conditions.

“Portland is a growing hub for Alaska Airlines and this non-stop 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,” says Marilyn Romano, Alaska Airlines’ regional vice president of Alaska.

A Boeing 737-800 of Alaska Airlines flies over the mountains of Washington State

A Boeing 737-800 of Alaska Airlines flies over the mountains of Washington State

 

“Beyond the added connectivity, there is a natural connection between Fairbanks and Portland, with many Alaskans having family members in the Rose City,” adds Romano.

From June 9, the carrier’s Portland-Fairbanks service will depart Portland International Airport (IATA code PDX) at 8:05 p.m. daily until September 1 and land at Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) at 11:05 p.m. local time.

In the other direction, Alaska Airlines’ flight will leave FAI daily from June 10 through September 2 at 12:15 a.m. and reach PDX at 5:04 a.m. local time.

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