Alaska Airlines’ launches seasonal daily service between Portland, Oregon, and Kalispell, Montana

Portland residents will enjoy access to Glacier National Park, Flathead Valley and more

SEATTLE, 2014-6-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines’ launches seasonal daily service today between Portland, Oregon, and Kalispell, Montana. 

The flights will operate seasonally between Portland and Kalispell through Aug. 23, connecting Portland-area residents to the natural beauty of northwest Montana, and Flathead Valley residents to the Rose City.

Summary of new service: 

Service dates

City pair




June 9 – Aug. 23


3:55 p.m.

6:20 p.m.


June 9 – Aug. 23


6:50 p.m.

7:25 p.m.


All times based on local time zones

Kalispell is located in northwest Montana’s Flathead Valley, which encompasses the gateway to Glacier National Park, Whitefish Mountain Resort and Flathead Lake. Alaska Airlines also operates daily year-round service between Kalispell and Seattle.

Alaska Airlines’ sister carrier, Horizon Air, will operate the flights with the Bombardier Q400, a high-speed, twin-engine turboprop. Travelers will enjoy complimentary soft drinks, Starbucks coffee, Northwest wines and microbrews (for passengers 21 years and older), and A la Cart planeside baggage service. 

Together, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air offer more nonstop flights (serving 40 different destinations), more daily departures (117 a day) and more California service (38 daily departures to 13 California destinations) from Portland International Airport than any other carrier.

Alaska Airlines, a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together with its partner regional airlines, serves nearly 100 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 North America Airline Satisfaction StudySM for seven consecutive years from 2008 to 2014. Alaska Airlines’ Mileage Plan also ranked highest in the 2014 Airline Loyalty/Rewards Program Satisfaction Report. For reservations, visit For more news and information, visit the Alaska Airlines Newsroom at