Alaska Airlines announces new domestic flights

Alaska Airlines is adding seasonal flights from Portland, Oregon to Baltimore starting June 6, to Milwaukee starting June 5, and to Philadelphia starting May 22, the airline said.

New nonstop service between Portland and Albuquerque will start August 18 and operate year-round.

Flights between Portland and Philadelphia and Portland and Baltimore will be operated with Boeing 737 aircraft. Flights between Portland and Milwaukee will be operated by SkyWest Airlines and flights between Portland and Albuquerque will be operated by Horizon Air. Both carriers will serve the routes with 76-seat E175 jets, which feature 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.

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. Alaska Airlines, Virgin America and Horizon Air are subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK).