Horizon adds new flight to Portland

Published Oct 8, 2013 at 05:00AM

Horizon Air, a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group, has scheduled an additional daily flight from Redmond to Portland, and the new service is expected to get travelers to the Rose City just before 6 a.m.

Flight 2022 is scheduled to leave Redmond Airport at 5:10 a.m. and arrive at Portland International Airport about 40 minutes later. The service begins Nov. 4 on a 76-seat Bombardier Q400 aircraft, according to Alaska Airlines’ online schedule.

The Horizon ticket counter and the Transportation Security Administration passenger screening checkpoint will be opening at 3:45 a.m. to accommodate the flight, according to a news release from Redmond Airport.

Currently, Horizon offers two daily flights from Redmond to Portland, with the earliest departing at 7:45 a.m. and arriving about 8:30 a.m. It also has a third flight that generally operates six days per week, according to the flight schedule.