With all the bad stuff going on in the world, it's nice to see people who go above and beyond to do a good deed. Regardless of where you stand politically, here's the video of an Alaska Airlines gate agent singing the national anthem prior to an Anchorage to Los Angeles flight. Show More Summary
Alaska Airlines usually offers several discounts throughout the ski season, including free flights, free ski days, and now discounts on ski passes. For those interested in skiing more than one mountain, the Mountain Collective pass offers two days at each of 11 destinations — 22 days of skiing. Show More Summary
A number of bloggers have stated elite ranks will swell with new 2016 AAdvantage EQM rules. Personally, I do not see that happening. Earning Executive Platinum only requires between 33,000 and 50,000 flight miles for paid domestic first and international business and first class in the new 2016 version of AAdvantage. Show More Summary
Alaska Airlines has announced a new partner airline that you can use your Alaska Airlines MileagePlan miles on, for travel to...
Passion, dedication, and giving back to the community. These are the main things that really made Alaska Airlines Aviation Day shine. Since I have been running AirlineReporter, for almost eight years, I have met many people in the airline business and aviation. Show More Summary
When Alaska Airlines and Icelandair announced their decision to renew an expired partnership agreement, it was surprising for two reasons. First, it was odd to see them come back to the table after the circumstances of their breakup:...Show More Summary
And when I say new lounges, I mean in addition to the ones you’ve already heard about. Alaska Airlines just opened its second Board Room location in the North Satellite, which is temporary until a new rooftop lounge opens after the terminal renovation is complete. This is in addition to its original Board Room location […] This post was originally published on Travel Codex.
Back in September Alaska Airlines and Icelandair announced a re-introduction of their partnership. The two airlines partnered up until June 2013. Speculation at the time was that the partnership crumbled because... Continue reading Icelandair Awards To Europe Now Available and There’s Something Very Strange About Them...
Several readers emailed me yesterday asking about alternatives to American Airlines. They know I’m a fan of Alaska Airlines, one of American’s partners, and were wondering how American’s changes would affect Alaska — if at all. ManyShow More Summary
A video from October is making the rounds on Facebook on the heels of Veteran's Day, and with good reason. Alaska Airlines passenger Julia Collman Jette posted a video to Facebook from the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport...Show More Summary
Last week, Alaska Airlines announced an amazing promotional offer that provides up to a 50% bonus when you purchase additional miles. I didn’t write about it at the time because the offer is good until December 23 — and also because I was a little busy giving a presentation at TravelCon 2 in Las Vegas on […] This post was originally published on Travel Codex.
In domestic route news, Alaska is growing at Orange County Airport; Delta starts a non-hub route in the West; Spirit Airlines adds a new city to its network; Southwest eyes new service at Minneapolis/St. Paul; and American will add a Memphis route. Show More Summary
As of November 10, customers visiting Seattle-Tacoma International Airport’s North Satellite terminal will have an enhanced passenger experience. After several months of delays and postponements, the new and highly-anticipated Alaska Airlines Board Room opened for business between Gates N1 and N2. Show More Summary
In October I wrote about how Alaska is opening a second board room at SeaTac Airport, which was scheduled to open around mid-November. Alaska had posted a video of what the new Board Room would look like: This new lounge was long overdue, as Alaska's Board Room in Seattle is consistently crowded. Show More Summary
Alaska Airlines is offering up to a 50% bonus when you purchase or gift miles. That's actually a pretty good deal compared to other airlines with similar bonuses, because the starting price on their points is lower. Continue reading Up to 50% Bonus on Alaska Miles Lets You Buy Emirates First Class at a Deep Discount...
I'd argue the three frequent flyer programs which most frequently and lucratively sell miles are Alaska Mileage Plan, American AAdvantage, and Avianca LifeMiles. Of those, the airline from which I most frequently buy miles is AlaskaShow More Summary
Also see: Taking another look at Alaska Airline’s MileagePlan program Come in Houston, er, Dallas: Buying a House and a Move Toward FIRE I’ve been interested in Alaska’s MileagePlan program for a while now. But I’ve never actually banked any flights to them. As I get ready to base out in Dallas, I, like everyone… OUT AND OUT - Investing. Positivity. Oh, and travel.
It's no secret that Alaska Mileage Plan miles are extremely valuable. Alaska doesn't belong to any alliance, but they do have several unique airline partners both for earning and redeeming miles. Typically when I talk about redeeming...Show More Summary
He was on my plane to Puerto Vallarta. So was she. Helga Esteb / Shutterstock.com When the woman ahead of us to board an Alaska Airlines flight to Puerto Vallarta says to her friend, “Did you see who’s on our plane?” I am forced to eavesdrop. My boyfriend Zane is talking to me, but I can't help myself. “He’s in first class,” the woman says. Show More Summary
Buying miles can be a great way to fly first & business class for pennies on the dollar. Nowadays the three airlines which most frequently and lucratively sell miles are Alaska Mileage Plan, American AAdvantage, and Avianca LifeMiles. Well,...Show More Summary