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Dec 06, 2017, 08:00 ET The holidays come early as Alaska Airlines offers early boarding for flyers wearing holiday sweaters

In celebration of National Ugly Holiday Sweater Day, Alaska Airlines guests who wear their festive holiday sweaters to the airport are able to...


Nov 15, 2017, 14:00 ET Alaska Airlines to fly the only nonstop flight from Seattle to Pittsburgh

Alaska Airlines today announced it will add nonstop, daily service between Seattle and Pittsburgh next fall. This new service is currently the only...


Nov 14, 2017, 18:08 ET Alaska Airlines will discontinue flying to Havana, Cuba

Alaska Airlines announced today that it will end a daily flight between Los Angeles and Havana, Cuba. The last flight is planned for Jan. 22. The...


Nov 07, 2017, 13:04 ET A decade of aloha: Alaska Airlines Foundation donates $100,000 to nonprofits in Hawaii

The Alaska Airlines Foundation is awarding $100,000 in grants to nonprofit organizations in Hawaii, as part of a special donation to celebrate...


Nov 06, 2017, 08:00 ET Alaska Airlines comienza a operar un servicio sin escalas entre San Diego y la Ciudad de México

SEATTLE, 6 de noviembre de 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Hoy, Alaska Airlines comienza a operar su servicio sin escalas entre San Diego y...


Nov 06, 2017, 08:00 ET Alaska Airlines starts nonstop service between San Diego and Mexico City

Alaska Airlines today begins nonstop service between San Diego and Mexico City's Benito Juarez International Airport. San Diego is the third West...


Nov 06, 2017, 06:00 ET Alaska Airlines comienza a operar un servicio sin escalas entre San Diego y la Ciudad de México

SEATTLE, 6 de noviembre de 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Hoy, Alaska Airlines comienza a operar su servicio sin escalas entre San Diego y...


Oct 20, 2017, 09:00 ET Alaska Airlines pledges additional $1 million to support STEM education in rural Alaska

Alaska Airlines has renewed its partnership with the Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program (ANSEP) to provide a brighter future for middle...


Oct 18, 2017, 08:00 ET Alaska Airlines expands San Diego service with new nonstop flights to Albuquerque

Alaska Airlines continues to expand service for San Diego guests with the addition of new daily nonstop flights to Albuquerque starting Oct.18. The...


Oct 17, 2017, 09:00 ET Alaska Airlines adds 'Freight for Less' to Club 49 benefits

Alaska Airlines today announced a new benefit for members of its Club 49 program. The new perk, dubbed "Freight for Less," enables members to save...


Sep 26, 2017, 19:32 ET Alaska Air Cargo introduces world's first converted 737-700 freighter

Alaska Air Cargo today began a new chapter in its business, introducing the first converted Boeing 737-700 cargo aircraft. The aircraft is the...


Sep 23, 2017, 09:00 ET Alaska Airlines launches annual PFD sale for Alaskans

Alaska Airlines today announced the start of its annual Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD) sale, with exclusive discounts for residents of the State of...


Sep 21, 2017, 08:00 ET Alaska Airlines and Virgin America begin new service from San Francisco to New Orleans

Alaska Airlines and Virgin America today launch nonstop service between San Francisco International Airport and Louis Armstrong New Orleans...


Sep 18, 2017, 12:00 ET Kevin Durant is newest MVP for Alaska Airlines

Basketball superstar Kevin Durant is teaming up with Alaska Airlines to support youth and education programs in the San Francisco Bay Area. Between...


Sep 13, 2017, 12:24 ET Jeff Butler named vice president of Alaska Airlines inflight and call centers

Jeff Butler, a 34-year veteran of Alaska Airlines, has been named Alaska's new vice president of inflight and call center services,...


Sep 13, 2017, 08:00 ET Alaska Airlines named Official Airline of the San Francisco Giants

Alaska Airlines announced today that the company has signed an agreement to become the official airline of the San Francisco Giants for the next...


Sep 11, 2017, 08:00 ET Alaska Airlines names Diana Birkett Rakow VP of external relations

Alaska Airlines' board of directors has elected Diana Birkett Rakow vice president of external relations, leading the airline's government affairs,...


Aug 30, 2017, 08:00 ET Alaska's newest partner Singapore Airlines gives guests truly unique flying experience

Alaska Airlines announced today that Singapore Airlines will be its newest Global Partner. Members of Alaska Mileage Plan and Singapore Airlines...


Aug 28, 2017, 08:00 ET Alaska Airlines inaugurates service from San Jose, California to Austin, Texas and Tucson, Arizona

Alaska Airlines this week begins daily, nonstop service from San Jose, California to Austin, Texas, and Tucson, Arizona. With these new flights,...


Aug 22, 2017, 08:00 ET Alaska Airlines invests in guest experience with next-generation Gogo 2Ku satellite Wi-Fi

Alaska Airlines has selected Gogo to provide next-generation satellite-based inflight Wi-Fi service across its entire Boeing and Airbus fleet....


Aug 11, 2017, 08:00 ET Alaska Airlines extends early boarding for guests wearing Russell Wilson jersey

To support Chief Football Officer Russell Wilson during the 2017 football season, Alaska Airlines today announced the return of its popular...


Aug 09, 2017, 08:05 ET Alaska Airlines' frequent flyer program once again named No. 1 loyalty program by U.S. News & World Report

For the third year in a row, Alaska Mileage Plan has received top honors in U.S. News & World Report's list of Best Airline Rewards...


Aug 08, 2017, 16:00 ET Alaska Airlines lanza servicio sin escalas desde San Francisco y Los Ángeles a la Ciudad de México

Alaska Airlines hoy lanzó servicio al Aeropuerto Internacional Benito Juárez en la Ciudad de México desde dos importantes centros en California: el...


Aug 08, 2017, 15:55 ET Alaska Airlines lanza servicio sin escalas desde San Francisco y Los Ángeles a la Ciudad de México

Alaska Airlines hoy lanzó servicio al Aeropuerto Internacional Benito Juárez en la Ciudad de México desde dos importantes centros en California: el...


Aug 08, 2017, 13:30 ET Alaska Airlines launches nonstop service from San Francisco and Los Angeles to Mexico City

Alaska Airlines today launched service to Mexico City's Benito Juarez International Airport from two major California hubs: San Francisco...