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Alaska Airlines launches Portland-Washington DC service

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SEATTLE, Wash. – Alaska Airlines announced today that it will start service between Portland, Ore., and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Washington, D.C., on Aug.

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SEATTLE, Wash. – Alaska Airlines announced today that it will start service between Portland, Ore., and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 28, following government approval of the schedule.

“”We are pleased to have received approval to start our service in August and offer residents of the greater Portland area the only nonstop flight to Washington, D.C.’s, close-in airport,”” said Joe Sprague, Alaska Airlines’ vice president of marketing.

Summary of new Portland, Ore.-Reagan National flights:

Start Date
City pair
Departs
Arrives
Frequency

Aug. 28
Portland-Reagan National
9:30 a.m.
5:40 p.m.
Daily

Aug. 28
Reagan National-Portland
5:10 p.m.
7:55 p.m.
Daily

Times based on local time zones

No other carrier currently provides nonstop service to Reagan National from Portland International Airport. Alaska Airlines currently operates three other daily nonstop flights to Reagan National: two from Seattle and one from Los Angeles.

The flights will be operated with Boeing 737-800 aircraft, accommodating 16 passengers in first class and 141 in the main cabin

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