For the past six years, I have gotten up early and headed down to Alaska Cargo, at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, to welcome the first Copper River Salmon of the season. It has always been one of my favorite yearly events, but...Show More Summary
I was killing time between flights at the Anchorage Airport and saw a fun floor display at our gate. On a lark, I snapped a picture and submitted it on Facebook. A few days ago I got word that I had been selected as Florcraft Carpet One Floor & Home‘s winner of 1,000 Alaska Airlines! This not […]
Both Alaska Airlines and Southwest Airlines this week announced they will add new routes from California airports. Alaska set a March 17, 2017 start for new Sacramento-San Diego and San Jose-Burbank service. It will offer three roundtrips...Show More Summary
Alaska Airlines is offering 10% off flights to select destinations around the country to coincide with local gay pride celebrations. Each destination has its own unique discount code valid for specific dates, so I recommend you visit the promotional page and click on the discount link to get the right one. Show More Summary
This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. At the Shoptalk retail trade show, Visa announced that several major merchants, including Alaska Airlines, Chick-fil-A,...Show More Summary
In Seattle, Delta deal on Gay Pride bars Alaska Air workers from showing their carrier's logo.
Yesterday I posted about how Delta pulled their sponsorship from The Fox Theatre in Atlanta, a non-profit historic landmark. They did this because the theatre let Qatar Airways rent space from them, as they weren't aware of the rivalry between the two airlines. Show More Summary
Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan has a promotion for 1,000 bonus miles for international flight segments taken with a Mileage Plan partner from June 1 to September 15, 2016. Register your Mileage Plan number before your first trip and no later than September 1, 2016. Show More Summary
Executives at Southwest Airlines like to joke that they run a California airline, based in Texas. For good reason. The Dallas-based carrier flies more passengers in and out of California each year than any other airline, thanks primarily to a dominance in midsize cities including Burbank, San Diego,...
For the second year in a row, Alaska Airlines took top legacy carrier honors in the J.D. Power North America Airline Satisfaction Study, an annual look at how happy customers are with their air carriers. IncludingAlaska Airlines in places 1-5 were: Alaska Airlines (751) Delta Air Lines (725) American Airlines (693) Air Canada (681) United [...]
An unidentified female passenger aboard an airplane — which operated as Alaska Airlines flight 621 en route from Las Vegas to Portland — was allegedly touched on her breast and genitals by a fellow passenger without her consent on the evening of Sunday, May 8, 2016. Show More Summary
A passenger pleaded not guilty after becoming belligerent and demanding hugs when flight attendants refused to serve him beer. It's not even the first time this year this has happened. It's not even the first time this year it's happened on Alaska Airlines. Show More Summary
The latest annual J.D. Power Customer Satisfaction Survey has named Alaska Airlines and JetBlue Airways as the most popular full-service and low-cost carriers in America - extending their decade-long run at the top.
Following Alaska Airlines' (NYSE: ALK) announcement last month that the airline plans to acquire Virgin America (NASDAQ: VA), the company stands poised to enter a phase of rapid expansion and take on a host of new operational challenges. Show More Summary
The airlines have finished at the top of the ratings fort the better part of a decade.
Alaska Air boasts one of the most-versatile frequent-flier programs of any U.S. airline.
International carrier news briefs include a new transpacific partnership for Alaska Airlines, a look at American’s new long-haul business class seating, a Wi-Fi decision by British Airways and its siblings, and a move by Lufthansa to fund travel-related start-ups in Silicon Valley. Show More Summary
On a per mile basis I consider Alaska Mileage Plan miles to be the most valuable out there. Part of what makes them so valuable to me is that they have a variety of airline partners, including ones participating in the oneworld and SkyTeam...Show More Summary
Alaska Airlines partners with many of the airlines both in oneworld (like American, Cathay Pacific, Qantas, LAN) and Skyteam (like Delta, Air France, Korean) and also non-alliance airlines like Emirates. You cannot book first class awards...Show More Summary
This morning I wrote that Alaska Airlines award charts were showing higher prices for Cathay Pacific awards intra-Asia -- with business class up over 120% and first class up over 150%. Intra-Asia awards appeared to be the same price as US-Asia awards. Show More Summary