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Aug 26, 2014, 09:00 ET

Alaska Airlines Launches Fall Award Sale

 Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan members can stretch their frequent flier miles further starting today through Oct. 31 during the airline's...

Aug 18, 2014, 08:00 ET

"Play and Ski" with new Alaska Airlines service between Las Vegas and Mammoth Lakes

 Test your luck at the slots and then head to the slopes with new seasonal service operated by Alaska Airlines between Las Vegas and Mammoth...

Aug 05, 2014, 08:05 ET

Alaska Airlines' Annual Fall Fare Sale Takes Off Today

 Alaska Airlines' annual fall sale begins today, with low fares throughout its network including favorite destinations like Philadelphia, San...

Jul 24, 2014, 08:00 ET

Alaska Air Group Reports Record Second Quarter 2014 Results

Financial Highlights: - Reported record second quarter net income, excluding special items, of $157 million - a 50% increase over the...

Jul 08, 2014, 09:30 ET

Alaska Airlines New Flights from Portland, Ore., to Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, Now Available for Purchase

Customers can now book travel on Alaska Airlines new nonstop flights from Portland, Ore., to Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Pending...

Jul 03, 2014, 11:00 ET

Alaska Airlines Names Shaunta Hyde Managing Director of Community Relations

 Alaska Airlines has named Shaunta Hyde to the newly created position of managing director of community relations. A Pacific Northwest aviation...

Jun 20, 2014, 12:00 ET

From Seattle to sunshine: Alaska Airlines takes off for Tampa

 Alaska Airlines launched daily round-trip service today between Seattle and Tampa, Florida. Known for white sand and sunshine on Florida's...

Jun 12, 2014, 18:30 ET

Making it Easy to Get to the Big Easy

Alaska Airlines is inaugurating round-trip service between Seattle and New Orleans today. Famous for its cuisine, music (particularly as the...

Jun 09, 2014, 18:28 ET

Alaska Airlines Seasonal Service Between Portland, Ore., and Kalispell, Mont., Begins Today

Alaska Airlines' launches seasonal daily service today between Portland, Oregon, and Kalispell, Montana. The flights will operate seasonally...

Jun 09, 2014, 12:36 ET

Alaska Airlines Launches Service to Seven New Destinations from Salt Lake City

Alaska Airlines begins daily nonstop flights this week to seven new destinations from Salt Lake City while also expanding...

May 27, 2014, 15:00 ET

Alaska Airlines to Increase its Seattle Departures by 11 Percent Next Spring

 Alaska Airlines, which provides travelers with more nonstop flights from Seattle than any other carrier, will increase its departures for its...

May 20, 2014, 08:00 ET

Alaska Airlines Seeks Government Approval to Begin Service from Portland, Ore., to Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

 Alaska Airlines submitted its application today to begin two new nonstop flights from Portland, Ore., to Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta,...

May 16, 2014, 09:46 ET

Alaska Airlines Brings Season's First Copper River Salmon to Seattle

 Alaska Air Cargo today delivered 24,100 pounds of the season's first shipment of Alaska Copper River salmon to Seattle-Tacoma...

May 14, 2014, 08:00 ET

J.D. Power Study Ranks Alaska Airlines Highest in Traditional Carrier Satisfaction for Seventh Straight Year

 Alaska Airlines ranked highest in airline customer satisfaction among traditional carriers for the seventh consecutive year in the J.D. Power...

May 12, 2014, 18:37 ET
A piece of Indiana limestone that was part of the United States Pentagon before it was destroyed in the 2001 terrorist attack, arrived in Seattle today. South King Fire and Rescue was recently awarded the artifact by the Pentagon, which is sharing pieces of the destroyed building to 9/11 memorials throughout the nation. (PRNewsFoto/Alaska Airlines)

Alaska Air Cargo Delivers Pentagon Artifact for Seattle King Fire & Rescue 9/11 Memorial

South King Fire and Rescue's September 11 Memorial will be complete today when Alaska Air Cargo delivers a 150-pound section of Indiana limestone...

May 09, 2014, 09:00 ET

Alaska Airlines' Seattle-Cancun Flights Now Available for Purchase

 Customers can now book travel on Alaska Airlines for seasonal service between Seattle and Cancun, Mexico. Pending approval by the Mexico...

May 08, 2014, 15:25 ET

Alaska Airlines Aviation Day Inspires Youths to Pursue Careers in Aviation

 Nearly 600 high school students will gather at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on May 10 to kick the tires and stand inside the wheel...

May 08, 2014, 11:00 ET
Alaska Airlines' new Windows Phone app enables users to purchase a ticket, track a flight and check-in. The carrier also has native apps for the iPhone and Android devices. (PRNewsFoto/Alaska Airlines)

Alaska Airlines App Now Available for Windows Phones

Customers can travel at ease on Alaska Airlines when they use the carrier's new native Windows Phone application, available for free in the Windows...

May 07, 2014, 12:00 ET

Alaska Airlines Pledges $1.5 Million for Job Training at the Port of Seattle

 Alaska Airlines is pledging a $1.5 million grant to support job training at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. This local investment will...

May 06, 2014, 15:45 ET

Alaska Airlines Partners with Honor Flight Network to Take WWII Veterans to Memorial

 Nearly 50 Alaskan veterans are traveling to Washington, D.C., today to view their memorials for the first time, thanks to a partnership...