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Jul 01, 2015, 08:05 ET
Alaska Airlines' new service between Seattle-Milwaukee, Seattle-Oklahoma City and Portland-St. Louis will feature the new Embraer 175 aircraft, operated by SkyWest Airlines.

Alaska Airlines starts service between Seattle and Milwaukee, Seattle and Oklahoma City, and Portland and St. Louis

  Alaska Airlines today inaugurates service between Seattle and Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Seattle and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; and Portland, Oregon...

Jul 01, 2015, 08:00 ET
Alaska Airlines to Offer Free Checked Bag with Every Flight for Alaska Airlines Visa Signature� Cardholders*

Alaska Airlines to Offer Free Checked Bag with Every Flight for Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® Cardholders*

 Alaska Airlines today announced it is doing away with the standard fee for the first checked bag for Alaska Airlines Visa Signature consumer...

Jun 30, 2015, 13:09 ET
New Boeing report shows environmental benefits of "Greener Skies" approaches in Seattle.

Report Shows Benefits of 'Greener Skies' approaches at Sea-Tac Airport

Alaska Airlines is on track to save 87 gallons of fuel, shorten flight times by about nine minutes and reduce carbon emissions by nearly 1 metric...

Jun 15, 2015, 08:15 ET
SkyWest adds eight E175s to fleet for Alaska Airlines flying.

SkyWest Adds Eight Embraer E175s to Fleet, Replacing Older Regional Jets for Alaska Airlines Flying

 SkyWest Airlines announced today that they will purchase eight new, dual-class Embraer E175 jets to fly for Alaska Airlines. The new planes,...

Jun 11, 2015, 08:00 ET
Alaska Airlines Announces Fare Sale for New Costa Rica Flights, Fares as low as $249 one way from Los Angeles*

Alaska Airlines Announces Fare Sale for New Costa Rica Flights, Fares as low as $249 one way from Los Angeles*

 Alaska Airlines began selling tickets today on newly-announced routes between Los Angeles and Costa Rica's two major international airports....

Jun 11, 2015, 08:00 ET

Alaska Airlines anuncia tarifas promocionales en sus nuevos vuelos a Costa Rica, Tarifas desde $249 USD viaje sencillo volando de Los Ángeles*

 Hoy, Alaska Airlines empezó a vender boletos de las recientemente anunciadas rutas entre Los Ángeles y los dos aeropuertos...

Jun 09, 2015, 09:00 ET
David Kuhl, Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines Names David Kuhl Vice President of Information Technology Services

 Alaska Airlines today named experienced Information Technology executive David Kuhl its new vice president of IT services. Kuhl has more than...

Jun 03, 2015, 11:00 ET

Alaska Airlines, WSU Partner to Advance Use of Aviation Biofuels

 Washington state's hometown airline is teaming up with the Washington State University-led Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA) to...

Jun 01, 2015, 12:00 ET

Alaska Airlines to Add New Portland-Austin and Eugene-San Jose Flying This Fall

 Alaska Airlines CEO Brad Tilden announced today during a keynote speech at the JumpStart Air Service Development conference that Alaska will...

May 27, 2015, 09:30 ET

Alaska Airlines Names Derek Chang Managing Director of Brand Experience

 Alaska Airlines today named brand and product marketing expert Derek Chang its new managing director of brand experience. Chang will head...

May 21, 2015, 15:00 ET

Tom Kemp Named Alaska Airlines' Vice President of Flight Operations

Alaska Airlines' board of directors announced the election of Tom Kemp to the position of vice president of flight operations for Alaska Airlines...

May 15, 2015, 09:33 ET

Alaska Air Cargo Delivers 18,000 Pounds of Wild Copper River Salmon to Seattle

 A fish-filled Alaska Airlines jet touched down at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport shortly after 6 a.m. today, carrying 18,000 pounds of...

May 14, 2015, 08:00 ET

Alaska Airlines Eases Travel with Debut of Preferred Plus Seating Selection

 Customers who like a little extra legroom now have more choices when flying Alaska Airlines, with the launch of Preferred Plus seating....

May 13, 2015, 07:00 ET

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

Alaska Airlines ranked highest in airline customer satisfaction among traditional carriers for the eighth consecutive year in the J.D. Power 2015...

Apr 30, 2015, 09:00 ET
Alaska Airlines will start new Costa Rica flights Oct. 31.

Alaska Airlines Says 'Hola' To Costa Rica

 Alaska Airlines will chart new territory this fall when it adds new service between Los Angeles and Costa Rica's two major international...

Apr 30, 2015, 09:00 ET

Alaska Airlines saluda a Costa Rica

Alaska Airlines abarcará nuevos territorios este otoño cuando agregue un nuevo servicio de vuelo entre Los Ángeles y los dos...

Apr 28, 2015, 08:00 ET

Alaska grows Seattle hub with nonstop service to Charleston, Nashville and Raleigh/Durham

 Alaska Airlines, Seattle's hometown airline, is growing again with non-stop service from its Seattle hub to Charleston, South Carolina,...

Apr 02, 2015, 13:00 ET

Seattle Mariners & Alaska Airlines Help Make Wishes Come True For Kids

Every time a Seattle Mariners player hits a home run at Safeco Field during the 2015 season, Alaska Airlines will donate air miles to...

Mar 31, 2015, 15:49 ET

Alaska Airlines launches fare sale for new flights from Orange County to Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

 California sun seekers who pine for pristine beaches and authentic Mexican cuisine can now book travel on Alaska Airlines' new nonstop flights...

Mar 18, 2015, 15:00 ET

Alaska to fly from Boise to Spokane - its eighth nonstop city

 Alaska Airlines CEO and President Brad Tilden announced during an address at the Boise Chamber of Commerce today that Alaska Airlines will...