Alaska Airlines Announces New Service Between Portland and ABQ – 1/11/17

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.Today, Mayor Richard J. Berry and Aviation Director Jim Hinde announced that Alaska Airlines will expand service in Albuquerque this Fall with service to Portland, OR.  The daily nonstop flight will go on sale today and service begins August 18th.

“One of the goals when we welcomed Alaska Airlines to Albuquerque two years ago, beyond being successful, was to eventually expand service,” Mayor Berry said.  “Today we have achieved that goal with the addition of flights to Portland.  Alaska Airlines is a great partner, offers a tremendous product and we look forward to additional markets in the future.”

Summary of new service:

Start Date City Pair Departs Arrives Frequency Aircraft
August 18 Portland – Albuquerque 8:00 a.m. 11:45 a.m. Daily E175
August 18 Albuquerque – Portland 5:55 p.m. 7:55 p.m. Daily E175


Flights between Portland and Albuquerque will be operated by Horizon Air. The route will be served with the 76-seat E175 jet, which features 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 route will go on sale today. To purchase tickets on Alaska Airlines, visit 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 and Alaska Airlines, Virgin America and Horizon Air are subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK).