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Alaska Airlines Increases Frequencies From Portland

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Alaska Airlines is doubling down on Portland (PDX) in the coming months by increasing the number of weekly departures to some destinations.

The increase in flights further confirms the importance of Alaska in Portland as the largest carrier at the Oregon airport.

“We’ve been the largest carrier in Portland for more than 20 years.” said Kirsten Amrine, vice president of revenue management and network planning for Alaska Airlines. “It’s important for us to provide our guests with a variety of convenient flight options at PDX along with the addition of new routes.”

Let’s take a look at the details of Alaska’s Portland expansion.

Alaska Airlines Adds More Departures From Portland

With summer just around the corner, Alaska Airlines has announced it will add more connectivity by increasing the number of weekly flights to destinations across the U.S.

Some destinations, like Reno (RNO) and Sacramento (SMF), will benefit from increased service as soon as March 14, 2024.

Destination Schedule IncreaseDays of Operation Start Date
Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW)Up from 1 to 2DailyMay 16, 2024
Denver (DEN) Up from 1 to 2Daily excluding SaturdaysJune 13, 2024
Fresno, CA (FAT)Up from 1 to 2Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, SundaysApril 18, 2024
Las Vegas (LAS)Up from 4 to 5DailyAugust 20, 2024
Medford, OR (MFR)Up from 1 to 2DailyOctober 1, 2024
Reno, NV (RNO)Up from 1 to 2DailyMarch 14, 2024
Sacramento, CA (SMF)Up from 3 to 4Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, 

March 14, 2024


Phoenix (PHX)Up from 3 to 4Daily 

October 1, 2024

Alaska’s increased presence at Portland — one of the airline’s 5 major hubs — will provide more connectivity for those wishing to travel to and from the region for both business and leisure.

“And the increase in service means more visitors for our concession and ground travel partners – the local businesses that are the heart of our region and bring so much excitement to our airport,” said Dan Pippenger, chief aviation officer at the Port of Portland.

Alaska in Portland
Map of Alaska Airline’s 53 routes from its hub at Portland (PDX). Image Credit: FlightConnections
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Final Thoughts

Alaska’s increased connectivity from Portland will likely be welcome to those living in the area, as well as those wishing to visit Oregon’s largest city. The airline continues to cement itself as the primary carrier out of Portland (PDX), with an increasing number of flights from the Pacific Northwest city.

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Daniel has loved aviation and travel his entire life. He earned a Master of Science in Air Transport Management and has written about travel and aviation in publications like Simple Flying, The Points Guy, and more.


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