Alaska Airlines announces four new nonstop daily routes from Portland to Philadelphia, Milwaukee, Baltimore and Albuquerque

SEATTLE, 2017-Jan-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines is bringing four new markets to customers in the Rose City. New seasonal service will include PortlandPhiladelphia starting May 22; PortlandMilwaukee, Wisconsin, starting June 5; and PortlandBaltimore starting June 6. New nonstop service between Portland-Albuquerque will start Aug. 18 and operate year-round.

“We’re super excited to launch four new nonstop daily routes from Portland, further enhancing our offerings for our guests in the Rose City,” said John Kirby, Alaska’s vice president of capacity planning. “At 55 nonstop destinations and counting, we continue to connect our valued Portland customers to the places they want to go.”

“We’re happy that Alaska is once again expanding its network from PDX with four new service announcements,” said David Zielke, Port of Portland director of air service development. “Albuquerque, Baltimore and Philadelphia offer Portland-area travelers more convenient nonstop options. And, until now, Milwaukee was one of the top 10 markets to which Portland didn’t have nonstop service. As a University of Wisconsin graduate, I am particularly excited by this new nonstop route. Go Badgers!”

Summary of new service:

Start date

End date

City pair

Departs

Arrives

Frequency

Aircraft

May 22

Aug 25

Portland-Philadelphia

8:39 p.m.

4:50 a.m.

Daily

737

May 23

Aug 26

Philadelphia-Portland

6:05 a.m.

8:47 a.m.

Daily

737

 

Start date 

End date

City pair

Departs

Arrives

Frequency

Aircraft

June 5

Aug 25

Portland-Milwaukee

11:10 p.m.

5:02 a.m.

Daily

E175

June 6

Aug 26

Milwaukee-Portland

7:15 a.m.

9:47 a.m.

Daily

E175

 

Start date

End date

City pair

Departs

Arrives

Frequency

Aircraft

June 6

Aug 26

Portland-Baltimore

9:30 a.m.

5:38 p.m.

Daily

737

June 6

Aug 26

Baltimore-Portland

4:50 p.m.

7:32 p.m.

Daily

737

 

Start date

End date

City pair

Departs

Arrives

Frequency

Aircraft

Aug 18

Yearound

Portland-Albuquerque

8 a.m.

11:45 a.m.

Daily

E175

Aug 18

Yearound

Albuquerque-Portland

5:55 p.m.

7:55 p.m.

Daily

E175

Flight times based on local time zones.

Flights between Portland and Philadelphia and Portland and Baltimore will be operated with fuel-efficient Boeing 737 aircraft. Flights between Portland and Milwaukee will be operated by SkyWest Airlines and flights between Portland and Albuquerque will be operated by Horizon Air. Both carriers will serve the routes with 76-seat E175 jets, which feature 12 seats in first class, 12 seats in premium class and 52 seats in the main cabin. The E175 boasts cabin dimensions on par with a narrow-body jet.

Tickets for the new routes will go on sale today. To purchase tickets on Alaska Airlines, visit www.alaskaair.com to find great savings, or call 1-800-ALASKAAIR (800-252-7522 for Hearing & Speech Impaired (TTY): Dial 711 for Relay Services).

Alaska Airlines, together with Virgin America and its regional partners, flies 40 million customers a year to 118 destinations with an average of 1,200 daily flights across the United States and to Mexico, Canada, Costa Rica and Cuba. With Alaska and Alaska Global Partners, customers can earn and redeem miles on flights to more than 900 destinations worldwide. Learn more about Alaska’s award-winning service and unmatched reliability at newsroom.alaskaair.com and blog.alaskaair.com. Alaska Airlines, Virgin America and Horizon Air are subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK).

 

SOURCE Alaska Airlines

For further information: Media Relations, (206) 304-0008, newsroom@alaskaair.com
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