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Nov 28, 2014, 14:00 ET

Cyber Monday Sneak Peek: Alaska's Biggest Sale of the Year Begins Sunday

 Alaska Airlines customers don't have to wait for Cyber Monday to enjoy some of the airline's best deals of the year. "We won't reveal the...

Nov 26, 2014, 12:39 ET

Alaska Airlines Enhancing Mileage Plan for its Loyal Customers

 Alaska Airlines today announced enhancements to its award-winning Mileage Plan, with increased mileage bonuses for a number of fare classes...

Nov 26, 2014, 07:00 ET
Starting Dec. 1, all Seattle-departing flights 2.5 hours or longer will have available for purchase  Tom Douglas' Cascade Brisket Chili, which features smoky chunks of brisket in a mild spicy Ancho chile tomato sauce.

Lift Your Palate: Alaska Airlines, Tom Douglas Partner to Bring Signature Dishes to the Skies

 Travelers on Alaska Airlines are invited to lift their palates this winter, as Alaska and Tom Douglas announce a new partnership to take...

Nov 25, 2014, 08:00 ET

Alaska Airlines Expands Partnership with SkyWest, adds New Routes

 Alaska Airlines announced it is expanding its partnership with SkyWest Airlines with the addition of three new destinations from Alaska's...

Nov 20, 2014, 16:21 ET

Alaska Airlines and U.S. Marine Corps team up to deliver toys across Alaska

 Alaska Airlines and the U.S. Marine Corps are joining forces to expand the Toys for Tots program in Alaska and distribute more toys to...

Nov 20, 2014, 11:30 ET
The new Salt Lake City routes will be operated with Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 and SkyWest Airlines' CRJ-700 regional jets.

Alaska Airlines Earns Top Score in 2015 Corporate Equality Index

Alaska Air Group, parent company for Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, has received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2015 Corporate...

Nov 13, 2014, 08:00 ET
The new Salt Lake City routes will be operated with Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 and SkyWest Airlines' CRJ-700 regional jets.

Washington to Washington: Alaska Airlines Adds More Nonstop Flights to Nation's Capital

Getting to the nation's capital from the Emerald City will be easier starting next spring when Alaska Airlines begins daily nonstop service to...

Nov 10, 2014, 08:00 ET
Alaska Airlines flies to the most pristine ski destinations on the West Coast, including Mammoth, Sun Valley, and Big White. This season the carrier is adding even more flights to breathtaking mountains. New service includes flights between Portland, Oregon, and Lake Tahoe, San Diego and Mammoth, California, as well as Seattle to Steamboat Springs.

Alaska Airlines Offers Ski Enthusiasts Free Skiing at Top North American Resorts

Skiers, snowboarders, and those looking for a winter getaway can rejoice.  Alaska Airlines is partnering with select top resorts in the...

Nov 03, 2014, 08:00 ET

Alaska Airlines Begins More Mexico Flying from the Pacific Northwest

 Alaska Airlines this week will begin service from the Pacific Northwest to Mexico, just in time for winter. The airline kicks off its new...

Oct 23, 2014, 15:30 ET

Alaska Airlines pledges $1 million to support STEM education in rural Alaska

Next year, as many as 650 middle school students from rural, native communities in Alaska will have the opportunity to dream a little bigger,...

Oct 22, 2014, 08:00 ET

Explore more Hawaii from San Diego with Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines is bringing more Hawaii to its customers in San Diego with new nonstop flights between San Diego and Kona, on the Big Island of...

Oct 09, 2014, 19:37 ET

Alaska Airlines and its Flight Attendants Tentatively Agree on Five-Year Contract

 Alaska Airlines and the Association of Flight Attendants announced today they have reached tentative agreement on a new five-year contract for...

Oct 06, 2014, 07:00 ET

Alaska Airlines Purchases 10 Boeing 737-900ER Aircraft, Launches Contest to 'Test Drive' a 737

 Alaska Airlines, Seattle's hometown airline, continues to invest in the long-term success of its business and the region it calls home....

Sep 30, 2014, 09:00 ET

Alaska Airlines Rolls Out Its Annual PFD Sale For Alaskans

 Alaska Airlines launched its Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD) sale today, featuring savings on air fares for residents of the 49th state to get...

Sep 18, 2014, 09:00 ET

Alaska Airlines Grows Seattle with Daily Flights to Albuquerque

 Alaska Airlines started daily nonstop service between Seattle and Albuquerque, the multi-cultural metropolis of the Southwest. "Albuquerque's...

Sep 16, 2014, 09:00 ET

Alaska Airlines Names Bryan Zidar Managing Director of Corporate Communications

 Alaska Airlines today named business communications professional Bryan Zidar its new managing director of corporate communications. Zidar will...

Sep 04, 2014, 09:30 ET

Emerald City meets Motown

Detroit becomes Alaska Airlines' 77th nonstop destination out of Seattle, with today's launch of daily, nonstop service. "Expanding our network to...

Sep 03, 2014, 08:50 ET

Alaska Airlines Offers Early Boarding for Customers Wearing Russell Wilson Jersey

 Customers wearing star NFL quarterback Russell Wilson's No. 3 jersey will be able to board early on Seattle-departing Alaska Airlines flights...

Sep 02, 2014, 09:00 ET

Nonstop to Baltimore: Alaska Airlines Continues Seattle Expansion

 Alaska Airlines launched daily round-trip service today between Seattle and Baltimore. To celebrate, the airline is offering introductory...

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...