Alaska Airlines expands its Wine Flies Free program to a total of 29 cities on the West Coast

SAN FRANCISCO, 2018-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Wine lovers rejoice! Alaska Airlines is expanding its wildly popular Wine Flies Free program all along the West Coast — enabling Mileage Plan members departing from cities in California, Oregon, Washington and Idaho to check an entire case of wine for free. To celebrate the program’s expansion, Alaska Airlines will offer a complimentary glass of wine to guests… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines elects Todd Sproul as VP of system operations and Shane Jones as VP, airport real estate and development

SEATTLE, 2018-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines’ board of directors elected Todd Sproul and Shane Jones to its growing leadership team in Seattle Wednesday. Sproul will serve as vice president of system operations, a new position, and Jones will be vice president, airport real estate and development, filling a recent vacancy. In his new role, Sproul will oversee Alaska Airlines’… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines welcomes David Oppenheim as VP of sales

Alaska Airlines welcomes David Oppenheim as VP of sales   New position reflects airline’s expansion, growth in national marketplace SEATTLE, 2018-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines has named David Oppenheim vice president of sales, responsible for strengthening and growing relationships with Alaska’s corporate travel customers. His role will help the airline further its business growth, develop new… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines extends partnership with Portland Timbers

Alaska Airlines extends partnership with Portland Timbers   PORTLAND, Ore., 2018-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The Portland Timbers today (Feb. 5, 2018 ) announced that the club has entered into a multiyear partnership extension with Alaska Airlines. As part of the continued partnership, the iconic Northwest airline’s wordmark will continue to be featured prominently on… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines to offer 13 nonstop departures to eight cities from Paine Field-Snohomish County Airport in Everett, Washington

13 daily departures to eight top West Coast markets, including San Francisco, LA and Las Vegas SEATTLE, 2018-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines, the Seattle-area’s hometown airline, announced today new daily nonstop service from Paine Field-Snohomish County Airport in Everett, Washington. When commercial service begins at the airport in the fall, Alaska will offer 13 nonstop departures to… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines announces significant milestone in the integration with Virgin America

Key achievement in the integration with Virgin America; no changes for customers SEATTLE, 2018-Jan-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines received a single operating certificate from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today for Alaska Airlines and Virgin America, marking another significant milestone in the integration of the two airlines. The receipt of a single operating… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines invites guests to wear festive holiday sweaters and get to board early on National Ugly Holiday Sweater Day

Flyers and employees invited to celebrate National Ugly Holiday Sweater Day on Dec. 15  SEATTLE, 2017-Dec-08 — /Travel PR News/ — In celebration of National Ugly Holiday Sweater Day, Alaska Airlines guests who wear their festive holiday sweaters to the airport are able to board early. The one-day promotion will be celebrated by flyers and employees alike… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines launches nonstop service between San Diego and Mexico City’s Benito Juarez International Airport

Airline now provides 40 daily nonstop flights to 26 top destinations from San Diego SEATTLE, 2017-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines today begins nonstop service between San Diego and Mexico City’s Benito Juarez International Airport. San Diego is the third West Coast city to see nonstop service to Mexico’s largest metropolitan city with Los Angeles and San Francisco added in August 2017. With more than 100 flights a… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines marks 10th anniversary of service to Hawaii with $100,000 donation to Hawaiian nonprofit organizations

Alaska Airlines marks 10th anniversary of service to Hawaii with $100,000 donation to Hawaiian nonprofit organizations HONOLULU, HI, 2017-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Alaska Airlines Foundation is awarding $100,000 in grants to nonprofit organizations in Hawaii, as part of a special donation to celebrate Alaska Airlines’ 10th anniversary of service to the Islands. Funds will support 10… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines launches new daily nonstop flights from San Diego to Albuquerque

Daily nonstop service from San Diego starts Oct. 18 SEATTLE, 2017-Oct-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines continues to expand service for San Diego guests with the addition of new daily nonstop flights to Albuquerque starting Oct.18. The new route is Alaska Airlines’ sixth new nonstop destination to launch from San Diego since August, as the airline continues… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines announces new benefit for its Club 49 members

Club 49 members can now ship 100 pounds of cargo for $10 within 24 hours of travel ANCHORAGE, Alaska, 2017-Oct-20 — /Travel PR News/ — 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 up to 90 percent when… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines starts its annual Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD) sale through Oct. 12

Lowest fares of the year on sale now through Oct. 12 ANCHORAGE, Alaska, 2017-Sep-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines today announced the start of its annual Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD) sale, with exclusive discounts for residents of the State of Alaska. The special one-way fares are available now through Oct. 12, and are valid for travel… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines and Virgin America connect the Bay Area to the Big Easy with new nonstop service

Carrier continues largest network expansion in company history SEATTLE, 2017-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines and Virgin America today launch nonstop service between San Francisco International Airport and Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, connecting the Bay Area to the “Big Easy.” The new route is part of the largest network expansion in Alaska Airlines’ 85-year… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines appoints Jeff Butler new vice president of inflight and call center services

SEATTLE, 2017-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Jeff Butler, a 34-year veteran of Alaska Airlines, has been named Alaska’s new vice president of inflight and call center services, succeeding Andy Schneider, who was named vice president of people last month. Butler, who previously led inflight and later airports and customer service at Alaska, has been in an interim role as… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines celebrates partnership with San Francisco Giants with new Giants-themed plane

SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines announced today that the company has signed an agreement to become the official airline of the San Francisco Giants for the next seven years, extending the partnership that Virgin America established with the organization in 2008. To celebrate this partnership and Alaska’s commitment to the Bay Area, the… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines announces codeshare agreement with Alaska Airlines

SINGAPORE, 2017-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) has signed an agreement to codeshare on flights operated by Alaska Airlines, in a move that will expand SIA’s footprint in the important North American market. Subject to regulatory approvals, the agreement will take effect on 27 September 2017. Under the agreement, Singapore Airlines will… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines expands services from Mineta San Jose International Airport with new flights to Austin, Texas, and Tucson, Arizona

Carrier continues to grow its presence in California, making it the go-to airline for travelers living on the West Coast SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines this week begins daily, nonstop service from San Jose, California to Austin, Texas, and Tucson, Arizona. With these new flights, Alaska serves more destinations from Mineta San Jose International Airport than any… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines selects Gogo to provide next-generation satellite-based inflight Wi-Fi service

With 20 times more bandwidth, guests will be able to stream, chat, browse gate-to-gate; Also, Free Chat™ and movies now available on all Virgin America flights SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines has selected Gogo to provide next-generation satellite-based inflight Wi-Fi service across its entire Boeing and Airbus fleet. Gogo’s broadband 2Ku… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines elects Shane Tackett as SVP of revenue management and e-commerce and Andrea “Andy” Schneider VP of people

SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines’ board of directors have elected Shane Tackett senior vice president of revenue management and e-commerce, and Andrea “Andy” Schneider vice president of people. Tackett will continue to oversee pricing, yield management, revenue analysis and e-commerce. He began his career with Alaska Airlines in 2000 as an analyst and… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines launches service to Mexico City from two major California hubs

Alaska further solidifies position as the West Coast go-to airline, kicks off massive expansion SEATTLE, 2017-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines today (Aug. 8, 2017) launched service to Mexico City’s Benito Juarez International Airport from two major California hubs: San Francisco International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport. Later this fall, Alaska Airlines will also add service from San Diego International Airport… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines to host a special charter flight for astronomy enthusiasts and eclipse chasers on August 21

Airline will host in-flight viewing party from Portland, Oregon in August SEATTLE, 2017-Jun-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines is chasing “The Great American Eclipse” on August 21, with a special charter flight for select astronomy enthusiasts and eclipse chasers to experience totality from 35,000+ feet above the earth. The flight will depart Portland… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines to fly twice daily from Los Angeles and daily from San Francisco and San Diego to Mexico City

Tickets now on sale for convenient nonstop flights from key California hubs SEATTLE, 2017-May-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines today unveiled the schedule for service from Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Diego to Mexico City’s Benito Juarez International Airport. The U.S. Dept. of Transportation (DOT) officially approved Alaska’s new Mexico City service, which… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines to launch nine daily departures from Paine Field – Snohomish County Airport by fall of 2018

Nine daily departures coming for more than a million North Sound travelers SEATTLE, 2017-May-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Air travel will get a lot easier for flyers living in Snohomish County and North King County, Washington, next year when Alaska Airlines introduces commercial service from Paine Field – Snohomish County Airport. Subject to government approvals,… Read the full press release

New nonstop daily service between Seattle and Indianapolis, Indiana by Alaska Airlines

SEATTLE, 2017-May-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines today (May 11, 2017) inaugurates nonstop daily service between Seattle and Indianapolis, Indiana. This new service to Indianapolis is the only nonstop service offered from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. “Alaska Airlines continues to meet the needs of valued Seattle guests with new service to the Circle City,”… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines tops airline customer satisfaction in J.D. Power 2017 North America Airline Satisfaction Study

Alaska Airlines tops airline customer satisfaction in J.D. Power 2017 North America Airline Satisfaction Study   SEATTLE, 2017-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines ranked highest in airline customer satisfaction among traditional carriers for the 10th consecutive year in the J.D. Power 2017 North America Airline Satisfaction Study. “To have this recognition from the… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines announces the appointment of Annabel R. Chang as VP, Bay Area

Airline continues to grow its presence to become the preferred carrier of travelers in California SEATTLE, 2017-May-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines’ board of directors named Annabel R. Chang vice president, Bay Area. In this new position, Chang will shape and execute Alaska Airlines’ strategic external relations, local government advocacy and community relations… Read the full press release

Get Discounted Companion Fare in May and June With Your New Alaska Airlines Visa Signature Card

Popular cardholder benefits now available on Virgin America-operated flights SEATTLE, 2017-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — A new, limited-time promotion makes Alaska’s Famous Companion FareTM offer even sweeter for new Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® consumer cardholders this May and June. New cardholders who apply in May and June can buy one ticket and get their first… Read the full press release

New Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® consumer cardholders to get discounted companion fare this May and June

Popular cardholder benefits now available on Virgin America-operated flights SEATTLE, 2017-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — A new, limited-time promotion makes Alaska’s Famous Companion FareTM offer even sweeter for new Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® consumer cardholders this May and June. New cardholders who apply in May and June can buy one ticket and get their… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines and Virgin America join Alaska Global Partners British Airways, Qantas and Icelandair in Terminal 7 at JFK

Move co-locates the two airlines into one terminal for better international connections and growth SEATTLE, 2017-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines and Virgin America today announce plans to move into Terminal 7 at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). The move, which will be complete by October 2017, relocates the airlines’ two… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines and Virgin America expands service to Dallas Love Field from four West Coast airports

SEATTLE, 2017-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines and Virgin America are growing their footprint in the Lone Star State, expanding service to Dallas Love Field from four West Coast airports. With new routes between Love Field and Seattle; San Diego; Portland, Oregon; and San Jose, California, the combined airline will serve eight destinations from… Read the full press release