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Alaska Airlines Doubles New York Presence with Four New Newark Flights

Alaska Airlines Newark network is more tripling in size over the next 9 months as Alaska Airline adds four new flights between Newark and West Coast destinations. The new transcontinental flights will add to Alaska Airlines growing transcontinental and go head-to-head with United as Alaska pushes ...

Alaska Airlines Reduces Mileage Plan Earning Rates on American Airlines

Alaska Airlines is changing the miles earned per flight on partner American Airliness which are credited to Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan starting August 1, 2016. Many economy fare classes will earn fewer miles whereas business and first class tickets on American Airlines will earn more.
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Delayed Flight Compensation – The Alaska Airlines Way.

Alaska Airlines is one of the most punctual airlines in the United States; despite this, delays happen, and when they do I must admit I LOVE how Alaska Airlines handles them. The airline tends to be very forthcoming and honest about the delay and keeps passengers updated with actually estimated ...

Alaska Airlines Visa Hidden Benefits - Free Wine & More!

The Alaska Airlines Credit Card is among one of my favorite credit cards in my wallet due to unique perks that are not found on other credit card products out there. Not to mention my absolute appreciating for Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan which ranks at the Top of J.D. Power and Associates Airline ...
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Alaska Will Fly San Diego - Sacramento, San Jose - Burbank in 2017

Alaska Airlines is already planning new routes when they acquire their E175s next year and the first new route announcements will bolster their California presence with two new thrice daily intrastate flights between San Diego and Sacramento and San Jose and Burbank. These new routes will not be ...

Delta Slows Seattle-Tacoma Hub Growth - No New International Service

Delta claims that it will not be adding any more international flights from Seattle due to constraints at the airport's customs facility which was built nearly 30 years ago. Delta says it is bursting at its seams due to the large increase of international flights at the airport. Citing 45% growth in ...
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Save 10% When Flying to Pride Festivals with Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines has been a long time supporter of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender community and continues to show its support by offering discounts on air travel to Gay Pride destinations on the West Coast. This year you can save 10% on travel to eight different pride celebrations from Seattle to Puerto Vallarta by booking directly through Alaska Airlines Gay travel page.

 

The fantastic part of this promotion, is that you actually do not have to be gay or lesbian or even going to pride! If you just happen to be going to Napa, Seattle, Hawaii, or elsewhere the same weekend as Pride you might as well save 10% on your flight!

Thank you Alaska for your support of the GLBT community!

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Petition: Alaska Airlines Food Options in the Forward Cabin

Alaska Airlines First Class offers only one meal option on most flights with the exception of flights to and from Hawaii. The airline is not known for cutting edge culinary options, but then again most airlines in the United States with the exception of maybe Jetblue Mint and Virgin America even try ...
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Alaska Airlines Blames "Travel Hacking" for Emirates Devaluation


Alaska Airlines has taken a ton of heat today for its decision to raise prices for business and first class tickets on Emirates by as much as 100%. Now it is defending itself on its blog, claiming that its old award chart was unsustainable and blaming "travel-hacking" for the change. It also ...
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Emirates First Class Awards on Alaska DOUBLE in Price


Overnight and without notice, Alaska has massively devalued first class award cost on Emirates. 
This is unbelievable for an airline that has a such a good reputation.
The award charts are not even fully updated yet (Emirates to Europe still shows the old level) but what is ...
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Free Chocolate on Alaska Airlines

Every airline offers top tier elites extra perks to differentiate them from other elites on their airline. As upgrades to first class diminish due to cheap first class fares and cheap upgrades, airlines are adding extra perks in the coach cabin for frequent flyers. As most airlines in the US now ...

Alaska Airlines Brand Refresh


For the first time in a quarter century, Alaska Airlines is refreshing its brand image in a major way, with changes coming to everything from credit cards to aircraft livery.

Why the change now? Isn't one of Alaska's best selling points that while other carriers are changing (for ...
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$1358 Round trip Hainan Airlines Business Class - I could not resist!

It is not every day that you can fly to China in Business Class for less than $2500, but this year, Hainan Airlines is offering incredibly low rates to and from Changsha to celebrate their new Changsha – Los Angeles route. The new route operates twice a week (Monday and Thursday in each ...

Alaska Airlines MVP Gold 75K Welcome Packet

My MVP Gold 75K welcome packet arrived to my house about 2 weeks after receiving a status match to Alaska Airlines Top tier program. I am very excited about my new status with Alaska Airlines as I have not had status with the airlines in nearly 8 years. For a short time after the NWA/Delta merger I ...
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