Alaska Airlines pitches PDX to D.C. flight

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Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Alaska Airlines asked the federal government for permission to add a direct flight from Washington, D.C. to Portland.

Alaska submitted the request to the Department of Transportation less than a month after President Barack Obama signed a law approving four additional long-haul flights from Reagan National, a popular but tightly regulated facility where virtually all flights are limited to 1,250 miles or less. 
But on the urging of West Coast lawmakers - including those from Oregon - Reagan National won four new slots for direct flights beyond the limit. Now the competition for those lucrative flights begins. In addition to the flight to Portland, Alaska announced it also is seeking permission for a direct flight to San Diego.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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