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08:00 ET Alaska Airlines partners with Surfline to bring back 'Swell Deals'

After the popularity of its first "Swell Deals" fare sale in 2019, Alaska Airlines' data-driven deals are back, giving surfers everywhere one more...


Oct 19, 2020, 08:00 ET Alaska Airlines launches Embraer 175 jet service in the state of Alaska

Starting Oct. 18, Alaska Airlines will add jet service on the Embraer 175 aircraft in the state of Alaska. The E175, operated by regional partner...


Oct 09, 2020, 09:00 ET Turn your Alaska Airlines wallet credit into miles

Alaska Airlines is offering a new incentive to its Mileage Plan members who have wallet balances. Members will be able to convert their wallet credit ...


Sep 30, 2020, 16:39 ET Alaska Airlines to offer rapid COVID-19 testing for Hawaii-bound guests

To help guests prepare for Hawaii's pre-travel testing program, Alaska Airlines will partner with Carbon Health to offer rapid COVID-19 testing at...


Sep 22, 2020, 08:01 ET Alaska Airlines Foundation awards $430,000 in grants to inspire young people

The nonprofit Alaska Airlines Foundation has awarded $430,000 in LIFT grants to 41 nonprofits in Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington....


Sep 21, 2020, 08:00 ET Alaska Airlines advances its 'sun and snow' strategy with additional wintertime routes

Everyone is ready for a getaway right about now. Think socially distanced fun by the poolside, the beach, skiing, golfing, you name it. Alaska...


Sep 16, 2020, 09:00 ET When Russell Wilson scores, fans score [deals] too!

Football is back! To celebrate Alaska Airlines' Chief Football Officer Russell Wilson returning to the gridiron, the airline announced today a new,...


Sep 15, 2020, 10:00 ET Alaska Airline's 'Get the Row with BOGO' is back!

Alaska Airline's 'Get the Row with BOGO' is back! Beginning today through Sept. 16, guests traveling by Oct. 31 could get a whole row to themselves...


Sep 01, 2020, 08:01 ET Fly with peace of mind: Alaska Airlines eliminates change fees permanently

Alaska Airlines is giving guests more peace of mind and effective immediately will eliminate change fees on all domestic and international tickets....


Aug 27, 2020, 13:00 ET Pack your skis! Alaska Airlines announces new nonstop flights to Jackson Hole

It has been a challenging time, and for many the great outdoors has become a safe haven. For Alaska Airlines guests, the Grand Tetons just got a bit...


Aug 25, 2020, 08:00 ET Alaska Airlines introduces touch-free travel

With hygiene and safety concerns top of mind, Alaska Airlines is making it easier for guests to travel touch-free. Through improved technology and...


Aug 20, 2020, 08:00 ET Alaska Airlines and sustainable, essential oils brand EO introduce "air-omatherapy" at 30,000 feet

Alaska Airlines today announced a partnership with leading personal care brand EO, extending Alaska's Next-Level Care commitment to health and safety ...


Aug 07, 2020, 20:00 ET BOGO and 'Get the Row:' Alaska launches BOGO sale for travel systemwide

Alaska Airlines is launching a two-day "Buy One, Get One" sale for travel to 100+ destinations. From the West Coast to sunny Florida, Mexico and...


Aug 05, 2020, 08:00 ET Alaska Airlines strengthens face covering policy: No mask, no travel, no exceptions

As part of continuing efforts to keep guests and employees safe, Alaska Airlines announced today that all guests must wear a cloth mask or face...


Jul 16, 2020, 08:00 ET Alaska Airlines adds 12 new destinations in 2020 from LAX

Alaska Airlines announced today seven new routes from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to further connect its guests between Southern...


Jul 02, 2020, 08:00 ET Alaska Airlines secures nearly $1.2 billion in private funding

Alaska Airlines has secured nearly $1.2 billion in private loans to further secure its financial stability and future during the COVID-19 recovery...


Jun 30, 2020, 18:53 ET Alaska Airlines announces heightened mask enforcement

For the safety and health of everyone on board its flights, Alaska Airlines announced today that its flight attendants will be able to issue a final...


Jun 22, 2020, 18:02 ET Alaska Airlines adds the Embraer 175 jet to state of Alaska flying

Alaska Airlines will start flying the Embraer 175 jet aircraft in the state of Alaska starting in October 2020. The E175, operated by regional...


Jun 09, 2020, 08:01 ET Alaska Airlines expands Next-Level Care safety measures

Alaska Airlines today expanded Next-Level Care, the culmination of nearly 100 different measures put in place to enhance the safety and well-being of ...


Jun 01, 2020, 12:00 ET Alaska Airlines offers devoted customers more benefits - in the air and on the ground

Starting today, Alaska Airlines customers and members of the award-winning Mileage Plan have three new promotions to enjoy. In addition to...


May 15, 2020, 18:03 ET Alaska Airlines & partners serve up season's first Copper River salmon to first responders

More than 200 health care workers at Swedish Medical Center – Ballard will be among the first to enjoy the season's first catch of prized Copper...


May 01, 2020, 08:02 ET Alaska Airlines to require face masks for frontline employees and flyers

To align with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommendations and to keep employees and guests safe, face masks will be mandatory for guests...


Apr 27, 2020, 13:18 ET Alaska Airlines launches #MillionMealsChallenge to feed families in need

Alaska Airlines and the Alaska Airlines Foundation, an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit, have donated more than 1 million meals to help local food...


Apr 23, 2020, 08:05 ET Alaska Airlines Foundation grants awarded to address critical community needs

The Alaska Airlines Foundation is awarding $315,000 to 23 nonprofits in Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington. These LIFT grants, the...


Apr 14, 2020, 20:46 ET Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air announce details of aid expected under the CARES Act

Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air agreed to general terms today with the U.S. Treasury regarding their participation in the Payroll Support Program...