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Apr 06, 2016, 12:45 ET Alaska Airlines to fly Bellingham to Kona, on the Big Island of Hawaii

Alaska Airlines announced today that it will begin weekly flights between Bellingham, Washington and Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii. The nonstop,...


Mar 29, 2016, 08:00 ET Alaska Airlines Announces the Formation of a New Subsidiary - McGee Air Services

 Alaska Airlines, Inc. today announced the company plans to form a wholly owned subsidiary called McGee Air Services, a dedicated airline...


Mar 23, 2016, 12:00 ET Alaska Airlines Foundation Accepting Grant Request Applications for 2016 Funding

 The Alaska Airlines Foundation is currently accepting grant request applications from non-profits in the states of Alaska, Washington and...


Mar 22, 2016, 12:51 ET Veteran Airline Industry Employee Joins Alaska Airlines' Real Estate Team

Matt Shelby has joined Alaska Airlines as managing director of corporate real estate. He'll be responsible for the oversight of Alaska and Horizon...


Mar 21, 2016, 11:00 ET Alaska Airlines First to Offer Frequent Fliers Option to Redeem Miles for TSA Precheck® Membership

 Alaska Airlines is offering its frequent fliers a new way to redeem miles and save time at the airport. Beginning today through the end of...


Mar 02, 2016, 17:17 ET Alaska Airlines Files Application to Fly Los Angeles-Havana, Cuba

 Alaska Airlines today filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation seeking approval to fly two daily nonstop flights from...


Feb 17, 2016, 12:00 ET Alaska Airlines Grows San Jose Focus City with New Flying to San Diego and Orange County/Santa Ana

Alaska Airlines today announced it will add two new routes from San Jose to Southern California starting June 5, 2016. The new, three-times daily...


Feb 11, 2016, 12:00 ET Alaska Airlines Selects Seattle Fashion Designer Luly Yang as New Uniform Designer

 Alaska Airlines and Seattle fashion designer Luly Yang are announcing a new partnership to redesign uniforms for more than 12,000 airline...


Feb 09, 2016, 08:00 ET Alaska Airlines Taps Mekanism to Lead its Advertising

 Alaska Airlines has named award-winning agency, Mekanism, its new advertising agency of record. Mekanism has more than 100 employees across...


Jan 28, 2016, 19:00 ET Alaska Airlines to fly nonstop between Anchorage and Spokane, Washington, starting June 11

 Alaska Airlines will begin weekly nonstop service between Anchorage, Alaska, and Spokane, Washington, starting June 11 through August 27,...


Jan 27, 2016, 19:00 ET Alaska Airlines to fly between Portland, Oregon, and Atlanta starting June 4

 Alaska Airlines today announced to employees gathered at a meeting in Portland that the company will begin daily, nonstop service between...


Jan 25, 2016, 18:30 ET Alaska Airlines Unveils First Major Brand Change in 25 Years

Alaska Airlines today unveiled its first major brand change in 25 years to a crowd of about 1,800 employees. The refreshed brand was introduced on...


Jan 20, 2016, 15:15 ET Alaska Airlines Names New Managing Director, Station Operations

 Alaska Airlines has named 18-year Alaska Airlines' veteran Matt Prainito managing director of airport operations. In his new role, Prainito...


Jan 14, 2016, 09:00 ET Alaska Airlines Names New Vice President of Maintenance and Engineering

 Alaska Airlines' board of directors has elected 28-year Alaska veteran Kurt Kinder vice president of maintenance and engineering. In his new...


Jan 12, 2016, 17:43 ET Alaska Airlines Announces 'Russell Wilson's Carolina Airlift'

 Alaska Airlines and its Chief Football Officer Russell Wilson are teaming up again, this time to fly fans to Sunday's game in Charlotte, North...


Jan 07, 2016, 14:20 ET Alaska Airlines Once Again Named North America's Most On-Time Airline

 Alaska Airlines has been named the No. 1 on-time major North American carrier for the sixth year in a row. FlightStats Inc., which compiles...


Dec 16, 2015, 13:45 ET Port of Seattle Partners with Alaska Airlines and Boeing on Plan to Supply Sustainable Aviation Biofuel at Sea-Tac Airport

 The Port of Seattle, Alaska Airlines [NYSE:ALK] and Boeing [NYSE:BA] are partnering to move toward a significant environmental goal: powering...


Dec 15, 2015, 13:38 ET Alaska Airlines Files Motion in SeaTac Proposition 1 Legal Challenge

 Alaska Airlines, Filo Foods, BF Foods and the Washington Restaurant Association today filed a motion in King County Superior Court asking the...


Dec 03, 2015, 13:30 ET Alaska Airlines to Introduce a New Premium Class Section

Today at its annual Investor Day, Alaska Airlines announced plans to roll-out a Premium Class section. Beginning in late 2016, the new upgrade...


Dec 02, 2015, 08:10 ET Let Alaska Airlines Give You a Lift to the Lift with New Routes, Free Skiing

Powder hounds will be saying "I fly Alaska" this ski and snowboard season when they fly Alaska Airlines to the West's top ski...


Dec 01, 2015, 18:00 ET Alaska Airlines Names New Vice President of Labor Relations

 Alaska Airlines has named 20-year airline maintenance and operations veteran Greg Mays vice president of labor relations. In his new role Mays...


Nov 27, 2015, 13:00 ET Cyber Monday Arriving Early: Alaska Airlines' 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 can't reveal any...


Nov 16, 2015, 09:00 ET Alaska Airlines Continues to Grow Seattle Hub with New Charleston Service

Alaska Airlines is expanding its Seattle hub with new service from Seattle to Charleston, South Carolina. Charleston is the seventh...


Nov 09, 2015, 15:32 ET Alaska Airlines Rated #1 Fuel Efficient U.S. Carrier for Fifth Year in a Row

 Alaska Airlines ranked No. 1 in fuel efficiency for U.S. airlines, in a report released recently by the International Council on Clean...


Nov 09, 2015, 14:46 ET Alaska Airlines Completes International Safety Audit

 Alaska Airlines today announced that it has successfully completed the International Air Transport Association's Operational Safety Audit...