Alaska Airlines launches daily nonstop service between Spokane and Paine Field

Nonstop route will connect Eastern Washington and Everett with daily roundtrip flight Seattle, Washington, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines announced today (Aug. 14, 2019) it will launch daily nonstop service between Spokane International Airport and Paine Field-Snohomish County Airport in Everett on Nov. 4. Tickets are now on sale, just in time for holiday travel. Spokane becomes the 10th destination served… Read the full press release

The Alaska Airlines Foundation awards $260,000 to 24 nonprofits in Alaska, Washington and Hawaii

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, 2019-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The Alaska Airlines Foundation is awarding $260,000 to 24 nonprofits in Alaska, Washington and Hawaii. “Our goal has always been to be a committed partner in the communities – we know we’re here because of you,” said Diana Birkett Rakow, chair of the Alaska Airlines Foundation Board of Directors. “As we look out over… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus becomes Alaska Airlines’ 16th Global Partner to offer award flights

Aer Lingus becomes Alaska Airlines’ 16th Global Partner to offer award flights, making it easier to reach more than 900 destinations worldwide SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2019-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan members have more ways to experience the sights and sounds of Europe with award redemptions now available through Aer Lingus, marking the… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines announces the appointment of Nathaniel Pieper as senior vice president of fleet, finance and alliances

Pieper will serve as senior vice president of fleet, finance and alliances SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2019-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines today (June 11, 2019) announced that Nathaniel Pieper will join the company Aug. 1 as senior vice president of fleet, finance and alliances. With more than 20 years in the airline industry, Pieper brings a wealth of aviation… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines ranked highest airline in customer satisfaction in the J.D. Power 2019 North America Airline Satisfaction Study

Flyers rate Alaska highest in nearly all key categories, including cost & fees and flight crew SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2019-May-30 — /Travel PR News/ — For the 12th year in a row, Alaska Airlines is recognized as the highest ranked airline in customer satisfaction among traditional carriers in the J.D. Power 2019 North America Airline Satisfaction Study. Alaska won this year… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines announces expanded commercial relationship with EL AL Israel Airlines

With the inaugural EL AL flight between Tel Aviv and San Francisco, EL AL and Alaska Airlines signed an expanded global partnership allowing their members to more easily connect and earn miles TEL AVIV, Israel and SEATTLE, 2019-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — EL AL Israel Airlines and Alaska Airlines today (May 13, 2019) expanded their commercial relationship… Read the full press release

Seattle Pride today announced Alaska Airlines as the official airline of Washington’s largest LGBTQ parade

Alaska Employees to Commemorate 50th Anniversary of Stonewall and 45th Anniversary of Seattle Pride SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Seattle Pride today (Apr 30, 2019) announced Alaska Airlines as the official airline of Washington’s largest LGBTQ parade. Hundreds of Alaska employees will help lead the June 30 pride march and celebration, culminating at… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines launches the “Bike for Miles” giveaway to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Bay Area Bike to Work Day

First 500 participants will receive 5,000 Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan miles, enough for a free one-way flight between select cities SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — To celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Bay Area Bike to Work Day on May 9 – and encourage more local residents to commute on two wheels – Alaska Airlines… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines launches the only nonstop flight connecting the Pacific Northwest to Ohio’s capital city

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2019-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The connection between two dynamic regions – Western Washington and Central Ohio – just got easier. Alaska Airlines launches daily nonstop service today (March 7, 2019) between Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and John Glenn Columbus International Airport. It’s the only nonstop flight between the two cities. “Alaska Airlines continues to connect the West… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines inaugurates services at Paine Field-Snohomish County Airport in Everett to eight West Coast destinations

Jet service offers 18 daily nonstop departures from Everett to eight West Coast destinations SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2019-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines celebrated a historic, long-awaited moment for Western Washington today (March 4, 2019) with the first commercial flights at Paine Field-Snohomish County Airport in Everett. Paine Field is now home to Alaska’s newest destination, and the nation’s newest… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines to build a new top floor lounge at San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

The airline is upgrading and expanding its lounge portfolio to better serve guests SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2019-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines today (Feb. 20, 2019) unveiled plans to build a new 8,500-square-foot top floor lounge at San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Located in Terminal 2, guests will be treated to the highest viewpoint of any… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines announces new daily nonstop service to El Paso from Seattle and San Diego

West Texas city becomes airline’s 90th nonstop destination from Sea-Tac Airport SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2019-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines launched daily nonstop service today (Feb. 19, 2019) 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 new destination for Alaska, and becomes the 90th nonstop destination… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines elects John Ladner as VP of flight operations and Horizon Air elects Brooke Vatheuer as SVP of operations and planning

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2019-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — As Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air continue to grow, two talented executives, who have become strong leaders during their lengthy tenure at Alaska Air Group, have been promoted to key roles leading large teams in crucial customer-facing operational areas. The Alaska Airlines board of directors has elected John… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines unveiled a special-edition plane today, featuring Marvel Studios’ first female Super Hero lead

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2019-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Ahead of the highly-anticipated release of Marvel Studios’ Captain Marvel on March 8, International Women’s Day, Alaska Airlines unveiled a special-edition plane today, featuring Marvel Studios’ first female Super Hero lead. The Captain Marvel-themed plane was debuted today (Feb. 5, 2019) at Sea-Tac International Airport at a gate celebration for guests flying… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines elects three new company officers

Positions will oversee maintenance and engineering; inflight; and labor relations SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2019-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Alaska Airlines board of directors has elected three new company officers: Constance von Muehlen, senior vice president of maintenance and engineering; Ron Calvin, vice president of inflight; and Jenny Wetzel, vice president of labor relations. Beginning Jan. 21, von Muehlen… Read the full press release

San Diego International Airport announces relocation of Alaska Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Allegiant Airlines, Sun Country Airlines to new terminal locations

Alaska Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Allegiant Airlines, Sun Country Airlines to move terminal locations SAN DIEGO, CA, 2019-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Effective January 29, several airlines at San Diego International Airport (SAN) will move their terminal operations to better accommodate and support future growth. Alaska Airlines, the largest carrier impacted, currently operates more than… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines invites guests and employees to celebrate National Ugly Holiday Sweater Day on Friday, Dec. 21

Guests and employees invited to celebrate National Ugly Holiday Sweater Day on Friday, Dec. 21 SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — In celebration of National Ugly Holiday Sweater Day, Alaska Airlines guests who wear their festive holiday sweaters to the airport on Friday, Dec. 21 can board their flight early. The one-day promotion will be celebrated by… Read the full press release

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