Alaska Airlines announced Thursday it will start a direct flight between Bozeman and Portland, Ore., in June.

Alaska’s carrier, Horizon Air, will operate the seasonal flight with a 76-seat turboprop plane from June 4 to Aug. 25, according to an Alaska Airlines news release. Daily flights will be offered between Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport and Portland International Airport.

Alaska Airlines also will resume seasonal service between Portland, Missoula and Billings.

“These new routes give our customers additional options to access some of the most popular summer markets out of Portland,” Joe Sprague, Alaska’s vice president of marketing, said in a written statement.

Introductory fares will be offered on the Bozeman-Portland flight. For more information, visit

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