Air service added to Portland from Yakima

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Kennewick — Portland-based SeaPort Airlines will begin flying new routes between Portland and Yakima and Wenatchee beginning March 1.

The new service will include three daily nonstop round-trip flights between Yakima to Portland on Mondays through Fridays, one nonstop flight from Yakima to Portland on Saturday, and one return nonstop flight from Portland to Yakima on Sundays.

All flights from Portland to Yakima will continue to Wenatchee after a brief stop. The same pattern will be operated on return flights.

The flight schedule will allow travelers from Wenatchee and Yakima to complete a full day of business in Portland and return home the same evening. Portland travelers will be afforded the same opportunity to conduct same-day trips to Yakima and Wenatchee.