Alaska Airlines has just announced a Cyber Monday sale, which is valid for bookings made through December 9, 2013. The promotion is valid for bookings made for flights between January 7 and March 5, 2014, for travel on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Show More Summary
A Mozambique Airlines plane carrying 33 people crashed in a remote border area, killing all on board, Namibian media reported today. Flight TM470 from Maputo, the Mozambican capital, did not land as scheduled in Luanda, the Angolan capital, yesterday afternoon. The Namibia Press Agency quoted Bollen Sankwasa, a deputy police...
Some cardholders of the Bank of America Alaska Airlines co-branded Visa are receiving a survey about possible new benefits and bonuses. About one-third of Alaska’s 3 million frequent flyer program members have the card. They expect to make an additional $50 million off the card product in 2014. Show More Summary
Despite operating in the tumultuous airline industry, Alaska Air Group remains a high quality growth stock with an impenetrable moat in the Alaskan flight market.
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Southwest Airlines has announced that passengers can now use personal electronic devices gate-to-gate. It joins the ranks of Delta, JetBlue, American Airlines, United, US Airways, and Alaska Airlines, who have all revised their policies following the Federal Aviation Administration’s decision to allow personal electronics in all phases of flight. Show More Summary
Alaska Airlines doesn't command the attention of some of its peers. But the company's stock has enjoyed a stellar run in 2013, and it may keep ascending in 2014.
Ok, I both and and love that way-overused and slightly-inappropriate corporate-speak (“open kimono”). But they very much laid bare some interesting data about their airline partnerships and frequent flyer redemptions at an investor conference (powerpoint, webcast) and offered some great insights. Show More Summary
Alaska Airlines had their Investor Day yesterday, and was incredibly transparent in sharing some interesting statistics in their presentation (you can watch their webcast here). I was especially fascinated by what they revealed about their Mileage Plan program, in particular when it comes to award redemptions. Show More Summary
Alaska Airlines is increasing the price of some awards effective January 14 on its own flights and at this point not on partners. And the bulk of those changes are in the price of “rule-buster” (or extra availability) awards. Earlier...Show More Summary
We?re always eager to see some new paintjobs slapped onto the sides of airplanes all over the globe, and this week Alaska Airlines is showing off its latest in airline art. The carrier already has a few planes dedicated to all things Disney, and now it's adding a new one to its hangar. Show More Summary
More and more airlines are adopting the FAA's new (and more relaxed) gadget policy, and the latest ones joining the fray are Alaska Airlines and US Airways. Both carriers now allow you to keep your eyes glued to phones or tablets even during takeoff or touchdown. In Alaska Airlines' case, it's even...
N570AS, “Adventure to Disneyland” taxis to the gate after flying in from painting – Photo: Bernie Leighton | AIrlineReporter.com Alaska Airlines, in conjunction with Disney and the Make-A-Wish Foundation, has debuted its latest Disney special scheme. The newest version, which AirlineReporter exclusively spied a day ahead of the official launch, features popular characters [...]
Alaska Airlines is offering up to a 35% bonus on purchased miles through December 20. Special offer: up to 35% Bonus Purchase miles between November 4 and December 20, 2013 and get up to 35% more miles! Buy 5,000 – 19,000 miles: get...Show More Summary
Through December 20, 2013, Alaska is offering up to a 35% bonus on the purchase of Mileage Plan miles. The bonuses are tiered, meaning the more miles you buy, the bigger the bonus you get. While this promotion probably isn't for everyone,...Show More Summary
Bank of America Appears to Be Getting Out of the Mileage-Earning Debit Card Game Frequent Miler reports that Bank of America will end the Alaska Airlines debit card program on May 31. Separately, Hack My Trip suggested that this Sunday may be the last day to apply for one. Show More Summary
United brought back it’s “Fly the Friendly Skies” slogan, but redefined it to mean that their features likes routes and seats – rather than people – are friendly. Alaska produced a video showing their people being friendly and helpful, and indeed in my experience their people generally are. Show More Summary
It's not often I feel sorry for an airline, but I've gotta be honest -- I feel kind of bad for Alaska Airlines and can't help but feel like Delta hasn't been acting in good faith with them. Last October Delta announced huge international expansion in Seattle, which was supposed to further strengthen their relationship with Alaska. Show More Summary
Now that I've been an MVP Gold for a bit over a year I figured I'd share my experiences. And it's probably a good time to reflect, since later this month I'll hit MVP Gold 75K status, which is their top tier. I figure this post is especially timely today since November 1 is Alaska's starting date for status matches lasting the entire following year. Show More Summary
Okay?this doesn?t seem like that big of a deal when you first read it, but once we thought about it for a little bit it became obvious that more than a few travelers will be effected by the change. Alaska Airlines is changing their check-in requirements, and they?re tightening up the window in which you can get ready for your flight. Show More Summary