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Alaska Airlines to fly the only nonstop flights from L.A. to Cuba

Alaska Airlines, which is aiming to become the dominant carrier on the West Coast with its planned acquisition of Virgin America, will begin offering the only daily nonstop flights from Los Angeles to Havana starting Jan. 5. Alaska was among several major carriers that applied for limited slots...

Department of Justice Standing in the Way of Alaska-Virgin America Merger

Earlier in the week Alaska Airlines agreed to delay the close of its acquisition of Virgin American to at least October 17 in order to give the Department of Justice more time to review anti-trust issues. Of course the Justice Department doesn't need 'more time' so they can think deeply about the issue and decide what to do. Show More Summary

Alaska Airlines Updates Their Companion Upgrade Policy

Alaska Mileage Plan is one of the all around best frequent flyer programs there is for a variety of reasons: -- They still award miles based on distance flown rather than dollars spent -- They allow you to cancel your paid tickets for...Show More Summary

Seattle Residents Can Earn Free Miles this Football Season

Both Alaska Airlines and Delta Air Lines are competing for the Seattle market, and this rivalry is reflected in their sponsorships and promotions as much as anything else. For example, Delta is the official sponsor of the Seattle Seahawks football team. Show More Summary

Alaska MileagePlan Sale – Up to 50% Bonus!

Alaska Airlines doesn’t belong to any alliance, but they have a variety of partners where you can earn or redeem MileagePlan miles with. Their partners often have aspirational products, like Cathay Pacific First Class and Emirates First Class. Show More Summary

The best airlines in the US revealed: Alaska Airlines is ranked number one (for the second year running)

Using US transport data, a study has ranked airlines based on their number of cancelled flights, customer satisfaction, denied boardings, mishandled baggage and on-time arrivals.

Fare Alert Icelandair SFO/SJC to Brussels or Munich $567-$596 Oct-Dec

Icelandair is an airline partner with Alaska Airlines, JetBlue and Virgin America for connections to USA airports with Icelandair flights. I find it pretty exciting to see sub-$600 Icelandair fares from either San Jose SJC ($567) orShow More Summary

Delta Is Giving Seattle Residents Free Miles

For a couple of years now, Alaska and Delta have been at war in Seattle. Historically Alaska is Seattle’s hometown airline. Then a few years back Alaska and Delta announced that they’d grow together. Delta launched a bunch of new international...Show More Summary

Alaska Airlines welcomes football season with perks and promotions

As the 2016 NFL season goes into full swing, Alaska is rolling out new perks for Seahawks fans.        

Free Wine Tastings From Alaska Airlines

If you've flown Alaska Airlines lately, you might have seen their "Wine Flies Free" program touted across their website or in the inflight magazine. The idea is to promote Pacific wines -- if you're flying from certain airports, you can check a case of (properly packed) wine to other U.S. Show More Summary

Former Go-Go Dancer Tried To Jump Out Of Seattle-Bound Flight

An Alaska Airlines flight from JFK airport to Seattle was forced to make an emergency landing on Monday after a passenger spouting gibberish tried to open an emergency exit mid-flight. Jordan Fragiacomo, 28, allegedly tried to open a rear exit door after declaring that he wanted to "get off the flight" halfway through the transcontinental trip. Show More Summary

Unruly Passenger Attempts to Open Rear Door Inflight; Causes Emergency Landing

A man attempted to open the rear door of a Seattle-bound Alaska Airlines flight yesterday. Sometime after the flight’s departure from New York, the man became unruly and attempted to leave the flight via the back door. From WFJA: The crew initially tried to calm the man, then decided to divert to Minneapolis. Show More Summary

Delta’s VERY Generous Offer For New SkyMiles Members In Seattle

For a couple of years now, Alaska and Delta have been at war in Seattle. Historically Alaska is Seattle’s hometown airline. Then a few years back Alaska and Delta announced that they’d grow together. Delta launched a bunch of new international...Show More Summary

Alaska Airlines Tries To Appeal To San Francisco In New Video

In April it was announced that Alaska would purchase Virgin America in a $2.6 billion deal. Most people seemed to agree that Alaska way overpaid for Virgin America, though as more details emerged, it became clear that there was a bidding war. Show More Summary

Alaska + Virgin: “Flying Better Together”

Alaska Airlines announced a few months back that they are going to acquire and merge with Virgin America, their slogan for the merger is “Flying Better Together”. Alaska and jetBlue were both fighting and in a bidding war to see who was going to be able to buy Virgin America. Show More Summary

Four U.S. airlines fined for inaccurate information about bumping compensation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Transportation on Friday fined Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and United Airlines for providing inaccurate information to passengers about how much compensation they could potentially receive for being denied boarding against their will and for lost, damaged, or delayed baggage. Show More Summary

Stack Deals: Two Tickets to Hawaii From $363 Each!

One of the coolest airline credit card perks out there is the Alaska Airlines credit card’s annual companion fare certificate that allows you to bring along a companion on a purchased Alaska Airlines flight in economy for just $99 base fare + taxes and fees that start at $22. Show More Summary

Angle Lake Will Open September 24th: 6 Reasons to Use Link’s Newest Station

At a press conference this morning, Sound Transit CEO Peter Rogoff and Sound Transit Board Chair/King County Executive Dow Constantine announced that Angle Lake Station will open on Saturday, September 24th. Alaska Airlines is sponsoring the opening ceremonies to the tune of $25,000, with total costs for Opening Day expected to be just north of $50,000, more […]

Is It Bad Business for Airlines to Stick It To Their Customers So Badly?

As airlines try to pacify Wall Street by squeezing customers, they may actually be leaving revenue on the table. That's because caring about customers matters for an airline's bottom line. It's no accident that Alaska Airlines has one...Show More Summary

When Alaska has 100+ Airline Partners…

I’ll be the first to admit that I kind of like Alaska Airlines.. it isn’t because I live in Seattle half of the year, or because they have a cool brand video, or because most of the flight attendants are nice (which is true).. But rather because they like to do things their way and be proud that they run a smooth airline. Show More Summary

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