Yesterday Alex wrote about some changes that Alaska Airlines announced to their mileage earnings structure for the 2015 Mileage Plan program. The changes were both positive and negative. Most significantly: The negative change was that...Show More Summary
Starting January 1, discounted Delta airlines fares will no longer earn full mileage when crediting to Alaska Airlines. We knew this had to be coming — with Delta moving to a revenue-based frequent flyer earning structure, with miles...Show More Summary
I feel like all I do is write about Alaska Airlines. Alaska just sent out an email with the heading "What's in Store for 2015 Mileage Plan Members." At the bottom of the email is this: Do you see that shocked look on her face? Well,Show More Summary
Growing up in Seattle, I remember the days when Alaska Airlines barely flew outside of the west coast. In the early 2000s, they started a few transcontinental routes like Washington National with the addition of newer 737s, but those were exceptions to the network, rather than the norm. Show More Summary
A common award request PointsPros receives is for trips to Hawaii, which has seen insane growth over the past few years with Alaska’s (the airline, not the state ;) ) expansion from the West Coast. Quite often people are looking forShow More Summary
Working Washington Socrates Bravo, left, and Kadra Osman, right, were arrested yesterday along with Seattle City Council Member Kshama Sawant and one other person. They were part of a protest aimed at getting $15 an hour for SeaTac Airport...Show More Summary
BREAKING: Seattle City Councilwoman Kshama Sawant has just been arrested in @AlaskaAir protest: pic.twitter.com/f7xn0fg1vQ— Brandi Kruse (@BrandiKruse) November 20, 2014 Saying Alaska Airlines is trying to "block the $15/hour minimum...Show More Summary
It’s been cold and a little snowy in Montana this week. So I’ve been writing and Alan’s been refining some of our January cruise arrangements. Don’t you just love it when an airline cancels a flight? Alaska Airlines has cancelled service out of Long Beach, CA, which just so happens to be where our roundtrip […]
Alaska Airlines will fly to all three big airports in the greater Washington area.
Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan offers 20% to 35% bonus miles on purchases of miles by December 20, 2014. The regular price for miles is $27.50 per 1,000 miles. You can buy up to 40,000 miles per calendar year. Alaska Mileage Plan buy up...Show More Summary
Alaska Airlines is offering up to a 35% bonus on purchased miles. Limited Time Offer: up to 35% Bonus Give the gift of miles to yourself and earn up to 35% more in Bonus Miles. For a very limited time, you can earn up to 14,000 extra Bonus Miles when you buy miles by December […] The post Up to 35% Bonus on Purchased Miles.. Show More Summary
Alaska Airlines Fly 4 segments between California, Oregon or Washington and one of ten ski destination airports by January 31 and get one free round trip ticket to any of the ten ski airports February 1 to April 30, 2015 has me looking at new travel plans. Show More Summary
Alaska Airlines caught my attention yesterday with two high value deals. The first deal was a 2-hour flash sale with round trip Oakland to Maui, Hawaii for under $200. I priced the fare on AlaskaAir.com near the end of the sale period,...Show More Summary
Alaska Airlines is having a “flash sale”: travel from Oakland to Maui one-way for only $100.00 — but you must purchase the tickets by 1:00 Pacific Standard Time... The post Oakland to Maui: $100 One-Way — But Act Quickly appeared first on The Gate.
As I explained in British Airways Visa Drops First Year Annual Fee, Still Offers 50,000 Points, redeeming British Airways points for short non-stop flights in economy on American, US Airways, and Alaska Airlines are a great deal. You can spend as little as 4500 points one-way, instead of the “usual” 12,500 with US mileage programs. Show More Summary
Link for teaser title: http://www.wisebread.com/bestdeals/today Sierra Trading Post: 25% off + extra 20% off, Michaels: 50% off one regular-price item, Alaska Airlines:...
Security experts have long predicted that airlines in the future will rely on biometrics — fingerprints or retina scans — to verify the identity of air travelers.
Alaska was previously a pretty conservative airline when it came to handing out status, though lately it seems like they're feeling the competitive pressure. Alaska status has become considerably easier to obtain over the past year or...Show More Summary
Back when I lived in Seattle I'd connect at LAX quite a bit, usually from Alaska Airlines onto American Airlines (and then the other way around on my return). While their partnership is pretty good overall, the transfer process at LAX is a bit of a pain. Show More Summary
While I fly dozens of airlines a year, I have two frequent flyer programs I'm most loyal to -- American AAdvantage and Alaska Mileage Plan. I'm Executive Platinum with American, which is also the airline on which a vast majority of my revenue flying is. Show More Summary