Japan Airlines opens sales on additional codeshare routes with Alaska Airlines

Tokyo, Japan, 2018-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) today (December 03, 2018) announced that the carrier will open sales on additional codeshare routes with Alaska Airlines from Monday, December 3. These new codeshare routes will be available from March 31, 2019 when JAL plans to launch its highly anticipated non-stop daily service between… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines announces tickets now on sale for daily nonstop flights between Paine Field and eight West Coast cities

Fares start at $39 one-way* to eight West Coast destinations with 18 daily nonstop departures Seattle, Washington, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The wait is over! And Alaska Airlines is ready to celebrate. The Seattle area’s hometown airline announced today (Nov. 15, 2018) tickets are now on sale for 18 daily nonstop flights between Paine Field-Snohomish… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines expands codeshare agreement with Alaska Airlines

Tokyo, Japan, 2018-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) today (September 27, 2018) announced a new nonstop daily flight between Tokyo-Narita and Seattle, which starts March 31, 2019*. As part of this announcement, JAL and Alaska Airlines agreed on the expansion of their codeshare partnership for flights via Seattle-Tacoma International airport (SEA). “We are… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines announces new routes connecting Seattle and San Diego to El Paso, Texas this winter

New routes will connect Seattle and San Diego to the West Texas city starting this winter Seattle, Washington, 2018-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines announced today (Sep 27, 2018) it will begin daily nonstop service between Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and El Paso International Airport, along with daily nonstop service between El Paso and San Diego International Airport. El Paso is a… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines partner with Neste as part of its efforts to fly greener and expand use of sustainable aviation fuels

Seattle, Washington, 2018-Sep-12 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of Alaska Airlines’ ongoing efforts to fly greener and expand use of sustainable aviation fuels, Neste and Alaska have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). In addition to Alaska’s efforts to increase fuel-efficiency and adopt innovative flight technology, the agreement will allow Neste and Alaska to more closely work together to… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines appoints Shane Tackett to executive vice president of planning and strategy

Proven leader known for innovation and analytical acumen to lead next phase of airline’s strategy as it optimizes market and financial performance of its now larger route network Seattle, Washington, 2018-Sep-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines announced today (Sept. 11, 2018) the promotion of Shane Tackett to executive vice president of planning and strategy. Tackett… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines unveils new Russell Wilson plane

Guests wearing a No. 3 Wilson jersey will be granted early boarding Seattle, Washington, 2018-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — In celebration of the regular season opener and Seattle’s quarterback, Alaska Airlines is unveiling a new Russell Wilson plane. Guests flying to Denver this Friday, Sept. 7, are invited to sport their blue at a tailgate-inspired celebration at Sea-Tac’s C gates. Throughout… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines to start new daily non-stop service from Seattle to Pittsburgh

Alaska offers 300 peak day flights to 90 destinations from Sea-Tac Airport Seattle, Washington, 2018-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines announced today (Sept. 6, 2018) that it will begin nonstop, daily service between Seattle and Pittsburgh. This new service is currently the only nonstop flight offered from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT). The new route effectively… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines launches daily nonstop service between Seattle and Columbus; the only nonstop flight between the Pacific Northwest and Central Ohio

Route becomes the first nonstop flight between the Pacific Northwest and Central Ohio Seattle, Washington, 2018-Aug-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines is ready to touch down in Buckeye Country. The airline announced today (Aug 29, 2018) it will begin daily nonstop service between Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and John Glenn Columbus International Airport in Ohio…. Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines Capt. Anthony “AJ” Berlotti earns ALPA Presidential Citation

Frisco Pilot Honored for Commitment to Aviation Security WASHINGTON, D.C., 2018-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) today (August 02, 2018) recognized Alaska Airlines Capt. Anthony “AJ” Berlotti with a Presidential Citation for his tireless commitment to improving access and security for pilots while traveling on a flight deck jumpseat…. Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines introduces new seasonally-inspired Main Cabin food and beverage menu

Building on the popular Fruit and Cheese Platter, new food and beverage offerings will rotate quarterly and provide healthy options for guests SEATTLE, 2018-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines today (July 16, 2018) announced the roll out of a new seasonally-inspired Main Cabin food and beverage menu. Based on research and feedback from guests,… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines starts nonstop service between SJC and JFK

Alaska Airlines starts nonstop service between SJC and JFK SEATTLE, 2018-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines begins nonstop service today between Mineta San Jose International Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City. With the addition of the new service, Alaska now operates 15 flights a day to JFK from six West Coast gateways including Las Vegas; Los… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines launches three times a week service between Sacramento, California and Kona, Hawaii from Dec. 20

Carrier continues to offer expanding options for travelers on the West Coast SEATTLE, 2018-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines brings more aloha spirit to Northern California with the addition of new nonstop service between Sacramento, California, and Kona on the Island of Hawaii. The new service, which is scheduled to begin Dec. 20, will be the only nonstop… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines launches daily nonstop service between San Diego and Spokane, Washington, scheduled to begin on Oct. 1

Carrier continues to offer expanding options for travelers on the West Coast SEATTLE, 2018-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines adds daily nonstop service between San Diego and Spokane, Washington, offering a convenient way to travel between Southern California and Eastern Washington. The new service, which is scheduled to begin on Oct. 1, will be the only nonstop flight offered between the… Read the full press release

J.D. Power 2018 North America Airline Satisfaction Study: Alaska Airlines ranked highest among traditional carriers for the 11th year in a row

SEATTLE, 2018-May-30 — /Travel PR News/ — For the 11th year in a row, Alaska Airlines is proud to be recognized as the highest ranked airline in customer satisfaction among traditional carriers in the J.D. Power 2018 North America Airline Satisfaction Study. “To earn this award for 11 years is a fantastic tribute to our people, especially… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines unveils Incredibles 2-themed plane

SEATTLE, 2018-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Ahead of the highly-anticipated release of Disney•Pixar’s Incredibles 2 on June 15, Alaska Airlines unveiled a special-edition plane today, featuring moviegoers’ favorite family of “Supers.” The Incredibles 2-themed plane, Alaska’s first Disney•Pixar film livery, was unveiled to a crowd of more than 2,000 cheering students during Aviation Day at the airlines’ Seattle hangar. Watch the Incredibles 2-themed plane come to… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines debuts its first Alaska Lounge on the East Coast at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)

SEATTLE, 2018-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines today announces the debut of its first Alaska Lounge on the East Coast, opening at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). The new, reimagined lounge brings to life the company’s West Coast vibe with a cool, comfortable space to work or relax while traveling through JFK. Alaska’s newest lounge features… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines and Virgin America operate 15 flights a day to John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) from six West Coast gateways

New Alaska Lounge to open at JFK’s Terminal 7 offering travelers a relaxing space that embodies the airline’s cool, West Coast vibe UPDATED April 4 at 10:00 AM: The original release issued at 5:00 a.m. Pacific contained an inaccuracy that Global Partners out of JFK serve 10 global destinations. SEATTLE, 2018-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines introduces newly enhanced First Class service

SEATTLE, WA, 2018-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — To give guests more of what they love, Alaska Airlines is investing in the First Class experience with West Coast-inspired upgrades. A flavorful new First Class menu will start flying this week, while new thoughtful product extras will be introduced throughout 2018. The new menu features fresh,… Read the full press release

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