Via airlineroute.net: DELTA over the weekend of 08MAR14 has revised planned codeshare operation with Alaska Airlines. Based on the latest routine schedule update, DELTA has removed its “DL” code on following Alaska Airlines’ operating routes. Show More Summary
Alaska Mileage Plan miles are one of my favorite mileage currencies out there, given their wide array of partners and reasonable premium cabin redemption rates. So I figured I’d write a post about the basics of redeeming Alaska miles. Show More Summary
We?re all about the beverage cart, and we?re not talking about the difficult decision regarding Coke or Diet Coke. We?re interested in new additions to the in-flight menu, so we wanted to share that Alaska Airlines is adding a new option to their mile high menu. Show More Summary
WHO said the golden age of air travel was dead? Horizon Air, a regional sister airline to Alaska Airlines, serves the best kind of beer on its flights: free. The carrier offers complimentary microbrews and wines on most of its flights,...Show More Summary
Delta Air Lines and Alaska Air Group have been battling for market share in Seattle. Their latest moves seem well-designed.
By Stephen Simpson, CFA: The great story that is Alaska Air Group (ALK) has continued to roll on, with the stock racking up almost 60% gains over the past year. What makes Alaska Air special among the airlines isn't really a big mystery...Show More Summary
Alaska Airlines has been aggressively adding destinations from their west coast hubs this year, primarily as a result of competition with Delta. Today, however, they announced three additional routes from Seattle, all to destinations they don’t presently serve. Show More Summary
JUNEAU, Alaska (Reuters) - An All Nippon Airways flight from Tokyo to New York was diverted to Anchorage, Alaska, early on Monday after a passenger became unruly, representatives for U.S. federal law enforcement and the airline said...
After my Gulfstream IV flight of a lifetime from Boeing Field to San Diego I was originally planning on flying Alaska Airlines back to Seattle immediately. That was on Tuesday, and on Thursday I was scheduled to fly from Los Angeles to Guangzhou on China Southern to kick off my Korean Air SkyPass A380 award. Show More Summary
HONOLULU (AP) — A judge handed an 18-month prison sentence to a Hawaii man who admitted he falsely reported a possible airplane hijacking because he... Read more: Alaska Airlines, Hawaii Plane Hijacking, Hoax Plane Threat Hawaii, Hawaii Plane Hoax, Dumb Crime, Fbi Plane Threat Hoax, Hawaii Crime, Too Much to Drink, Timothy David Hershman, Hawaii Plane Threat, Crime News
Delta has applied to serve the Seattle – Cabo San Lucas market beginning next December, a move that would not be noteworthy except the only nonstop competitor they have on that route is, you guessed it, their jilted former lover … Read...Show More Summary
Alaska Airlines is offering up to a 40% bonus on purchased miles through March 15. Here’s the breakdown of the bonus: Limited Time Offer: up to 40% Bonus Purchase miles between February 1 and March 15, 2014 and get up to 40% more miles!...Show More Summary
Through March 15, 2014, Alaska is offering up to a 40% bonus on the purchase of Mileage Plan miles. The bonuses are tiered, meaning the more miles you buy, the bigger the bonus you get, as follows: Buy 5,000 – 19,000 miles: get a 20%...Show More Summary
Yesterday I wrote about an offer for the Alaska Airlines Visa with 25,000 miles after first purchase and 15,000 more for $10,000 spend within 6 months. So 40,000 miles for $10,000 in spend. Steven commented in another post that there’s also an offer of 30,000 miles without a minimum spend requirement. Show More Summary
Good offers for the Alaska Airlines Visa from Bank of America come and go. One that’s been around since last October is 40,000 miles — 25,000 on approval and 15,000 for spending $2000 every month for a year. That one is available for both the personal and business card. Show More Summary
With costs rising up ahead, the airline may not post the best financials. In the long run, though, this is still a fantastic airline to own.
The Alaska Airlines Signature Visa Card seems to be running a 40,000 mile sign-up bonus, which at least in theory is targetted at elite Mileage Plan members. The card offers 25,000 bonus miles upon approval, and an additional 15,000 bonus miles after spending $10,000 within six months of the account opening date. Show More Summary
Southwest will join Frontier and Alaska Airlines in offering craft beer aboard its flights when it begins serving New Belgium's Fat Tire this weekend. The price will be a reasonable $5, on par if not cheaper than what you'd pay in a bar on the ground (outside of the airport, of course). Show More Summary
Alaska Air Group, Inc. has become one of the most profitable airlines in the country in the last five years. However, it may soon hit a rough patch.
News and notes from around the interweb: As Delta ramps up in Seattle, going for erstwhile partner Alaska Airlines’ jugular, some speculate that the carrier from Atlanta wants the Eskimo to cry uncle until agreeing to be purchased. The...Show More Summary