In domestic route news, American will start a new route out of Atlanta; Alaska Airlines adds another transcontinental route; a new air carrier offers regional service from New Orleans; JetBlue brings a new city into its network; and Frontier adds new rotues. Show More Summary
I recently received an offer from my Alaska Airlines credit card about a way to save $50 towards a future flight. While I can’t say that I’m in the market to purchase a flight with the airline, I still found the offer pretty interesting...Show More Summary
I wrote last month about a great promotion from Alaska Airlines that provides a 40% bonus when you purchase miles by October 6. That date is now here, so this could be the last opportunity for a while to take advantage such a deal. 20% bonus on purchases of 10,000 to 19,000 miles 30% bonus on purchases of 20,000 to 39,000 […] This post was originally published on Travel Codex.
Alaska Airlines Chief Executive Bradley Tilden admitted that his own airline, misplaced his bag. Though the bag was delivered to him within 24 hours of his arrival, it wasn’t on the carousel when he landed at his destination. Speaking at an airline conference in Washington D.C. Show More Summary
Despite the gaffe, Alaska Airlines is better than average at delivering bags to its fliers.
I just received this email from Bank of America offering 2 additional miles for Hotel and Car Rentals charged on my Alaska Airlines Visa Signature Credit card through the end of the year: EARN 2 ADDITIONAL MILES FOR EVERY DOLLAR YOUShow More Summary
Alaska Airlines CEO Brad Tilden seems like an honest man—possibly more honest that his airline's PR people would like. At an airline conference last week, Tilden told the audience that he arrived without his luggage, which his own airline had misplaced, reports the LA Times. "The media is here...
Alaska Airlines is so confident in its baggage delivery system that it became the nation's first major carrier to offer a guarantee to deliver your bag within 20 minutes of reaching the gate. If the airline fails, you get a $25 credit toward a future flight or 2,500 miles in the airline's reward...
Alaska Airlines and Icelandair have brough back their partnership (which ended June 2013). It's usually best to buy tickets to Iceland rather than using miles. (And not even just when there's a mistake fare.) Delta's flight is almost always too many miles. Show More Summary
NASA is sky-testing a new app that could help airlines cut down on flight-times and fuel consumption. Virgin America and Alaska Airlines have signed up for a three-year program to use NASA’s Traffic Aware Planner (TAP) app to make “traffic aware strategic aircrew requests (TASAR).” The software is loaded onto the Electronic Flight Bag (EFB), […]
Tie-up is a bit of a surprise since carriers ended a previous pact less than 2 years ago.
There’s an app for just about everything. And that now includes one created by NASA and aimed at helping commercial airlines shorten flight times and conserve fuel. NASA announced on Tuesday that Alaska Airlines and Virgin America will...Show More Summary
In domestic route news, big changes are coming soon to key transcontinental routes; Alaska Airlines adds a pair of new transcon markets; and American will fly to several new destinations from New York LaGuardia. Starting on October 1,...Show More Summary
Enter the Celebrate the Magic with Alaska Airlines sweepstakes once per day through Friday, September 18, 2015 at 11:59 in the evening Pacific Daylight Time, and you have a chance of winning an Alaska Airlines vacation for four people...Show More Summary
It's well-documented that Ben has a bit of a concern about "things that go bump in the night" in his hotel rooms. To the list of "things that go bump in the night," we can now add... a United 757 and an Alaska Airlines 737. As LAist reports, shortly before 8 p.m. Show More Summary
Alaska Airlines just renewed their promotional agreement with Russell Wilson of the Seattle Seahawks as their “Chief Football Officer.” Along with that news, Alaska is re-launching a promotion from last fall that offers discounted flights to Seahawks away games using the promo code RUSSELL2015. Show More Summary
Kent asked, "What are some of the best airline sites to see award availability on many other airlines ? For example on Alaska Air I can see if British Air has seats available, and a couple other airlines all in the same search." Continue reading Empower Yourself: Find Your Own Award Space (That Your Airline’s Website Won’t Show)...
Alaska Airlines has a promo code valid through September 7 for 5% off Insider Extra Fares. Use Discount Code EC6208. Note this discount is only good for Insider Extra fares per the Terms & Conditions. Discount: Valid for one discount of 5% off all Insider Extra fares published at alaskaair.com. Fare types that are ineligible for […]
Last week Tiffany wrote about how Alaska Mileage Plan is offering up to a 40% bonus on the purchase of miles through October 6, 2015. That's an exciting promotion, given that it's a great way to buy miles for discounted premium cabin awards on Cathay Pacific, Emirates, Qantas, etc. Show More Summary