Alaska Airlines launches codeshare agreement with Qatar Airways

Strengthened partnership allows for global connectivity to Alaska’s route network SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — As Alaska Airlines expands its global reach with our oneworld partners, we proudly announced today (June 29, 2021) the launch of a codeshare agreement with Qatar Airways, a fellow member of the alliance, that further strengthens the… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines launches new services from Boise to Chicago, Austin, Pullman-Moscow and Phoenix

From Idaho’s capital, we’re now flying to Chicago and Austin, plus we’ll start new service to Pullman-Moscow and Phoenix, for up to 30 daily departures to 14 destinations SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Boise is booming! And Alaska Airlines keeps growing in the dynamic city where we’ve long been the largest carrier…. Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines launches new nonstop routes from San Francisco, Portland and Palm Springs to destinations across North America

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — You’ve already booked long-awaited summer travel plans to be reunited with family and friends. Great! But have you thought about a little something for yourself when the weather turns gloomy and cold this winter? A sun-drenched beach, a decadent poolside cabana, an all-inclusive oceanfront resort? We’re ready… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines launches services from Los Angeles and Seattle to Belize City

Tickets available for purchase now starting at $199 one-way for nonstop flights from Los Angeles and Seattle to Belize City; service begins in November SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-May-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Looking to escape to a new tropical destination from the West Coast? Alaska Airlines is expanding its horizons to the breathtaking beaches, idyllic… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines to adopt AI and machine learning technology from Airspace Intelligence to optimize air traffic flow

The first-ever use of AI in flight operations control continues Alaska’s legacy of innovation, enabling more efficient and sustainable flights SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-May-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines and Airspace Intelligence announced today (May 25, 2021) the signing of a multi-year contract for the use of Flyways AI™, an industry-changing platform that uses… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines launches daily nonstop service between Seattle and Cincinnati

Airline now serves 95 nonstop destinations from its Pacific Northwest hub SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-May-21 — /Travel PR News/ — As travelers take to the skies again, Alaska Airlines is ready to provide its guests with a brand-new destination: Cincinnati. Daily nonstop service between Seattle and Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) starts today, May 20. The pandemic delayed the original start… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines orders 30 additional mainline and regional aircraft as travel industry sees recovery on the horizon

Orders for 30 additional mainline and regional aircraft for flying after recovery; Belize becomes newest international destination added for leisure travelers SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — With recovery on the horizon, Alaska Airlines is taking advantage of strategic opportunities by adding 30 mainline and regional aircraft to fulfill capacity needs in the… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines and UNCF (United Negro College Fund) unveil “Our Commitment” aircraft

Aircraft serves as embodiment of Alaska’s values, takes conversation around education, equity and belonging to the skies, and is an extension of a 15-year partnership between Alaska and UNCF SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines’ “Our Commitment” aircraft took to the skies in partnership with UNCF (United Negro College Fund), a… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines announces commitment and roadmap to reduce its carbon emissions to net-zero by 2040

With this commitment, Alaska joins The Climate Pledge SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines today (April 21, 2021) announced its commitment and roadmap to reduce the company’s carbon emissions to net-zero by 2040, and commitments across carbon, waste, and water impacts by 2025. Today’s announcement included the release of Alaska’s 2020 LIFT… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines and SkyNRG Americas commit to increased investment in sustainable aviation fuel

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Apr-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines and SkyNRG Americas today (April 14, 2021) announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) committing to increased investment in sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The MOU builds on a long history of Alaska leadership advancing SAF and partners the airline with the global SAF pioneers… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines becomes the 14th full member of oneworld

Guests will enjoy a seamless travel experience on flights within the global alliance to as many as 1,000 destinations in more than 170 countries and territories SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Marking a milestone in its 89-year history, Alaska Airlines today (March 31, 2021) celebrated its first day as a member of… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines launches 21% off on summer 2021 fares to and from Alaska

Travel to Alaska in 2021 and enjoy up to a 21% discount on Alaska Airlines SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Denali? Check. Majestic glaciers? Check. Reunions? Please. Alaska? Definitely. Starting today (March 30, 2021), Alaska Airlines is launching a sale that’s full of summer fun in the Land of the Midnight Sun with… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines appoints Travis Gelbrich as new vice president of inflight

Customer experience leader will oversee 5,600 flight attendants SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines announced today (March 23, 2021) that Travis Gelbrich will serve as the airline’s new vice president of inflight. In his new role, Gelbrich will provide strategic and operational leadership to the inflight division and oversee Alaska’s 5,600 flight attendants. Gelbrich… Read the full press release

Constance von Muehlen appointed Chief Operating Officer of Alaska Airlines

von Muehlen is a 30-year aviation veteran with deep safety, compliance and operating experience SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (March 22, 2021), Alaska Air Group announced the appointment of Constance von Muehlen as Chief Operating Officer of Alaska Airlines, effective April 3, 2021. Upon assuming this role, von Muehlen will join Alaska’s Executive Committee and… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines launches new seasonal service between Anchorage and Minneapolis-St. Paul

New route from Alaska’s largest city to the Twin Cities will provide more nonstops to the state of Alaska SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines announces today (March 19, 2021) new seasonal service at one of the airline’s key hubs in Alaska with new nonstop service between Anchorage and Minneapolis-St. Paul. This additional… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines launches services linking Boise to Chicago and Austin and two new destinations from Seattle

Daily nonstop flights will connect Boise to Chicago and Austin; new service scheduled between Seattle and two new destinations: Idaho Falls, Idaho, and Redding, California SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — With an eye on recovery and growth, Alaska Airlines continues to strengthen its Pacific Northwest connections with the announcement today (March 10,… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines offers California residents A golden deal for the Golden State

A golden deal for the Golden State: the first 25,000 residents who sign up get their first intra-California flight on Alaska Airlines SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting today (March 1, 2021), California residents who enroll in the Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan™ now through March 3, 2021 can book that long-awaited trip… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines expands its fleet with its first Boeing 737-9 MAX airplane

Five weeks of preparations begin to ready plane for start of passenger service on March 1 SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines has accepted delivery of its first Boeing 737-9 MAX airplane, marking a new phase of modernizing the airline’s fleet in the coming years. Alaska pilots flew the aircraft on a short… Read the full press release

Alaska updates policy on service animals onboard

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Jan-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Following recent changes to U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) rules, Alaska Airlines will no longer accept emotional support animals on its flights. Effective Jan. 11, 2021, Alaska will only transport service dogs, which are specially trained to perform tasks for the benefit of a qualified individual with a disability…. Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines announces restructured agreement with Boeing for a total of 68 737-9 MAX aircraft with options for additional 52 planes

New agreement in principle adds 23 orders plus 15 options to airline’s overall order SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2020-Dec-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines announced today (Dec. 22, 2020) an agreement in principle with Boeing to restructure the airline’s order to receive a total of 68 Boeing 737-9 MAX aircraft with options for an additional… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines promotions: Sandy Stelling becomes VP of strategy, analytics and transformation, and Brett Catlin becomes VP of network and alliances

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2020-Nov-17 — /Travel PR News/ — With a continuing focus on strategic growth during a period of recovery from the impacts of COVID-19, Alaska Airlines’ board of directors has elected two highly experienced leaders to new roles as vice presidents: Sandy Stelling becomes vice president of strategy, analytics and transformation, and Brett Catlin becomes vice president of… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines and Surfline announce return of “Swell Deals” fare sale

Data-driven fare sale, powered by ocean waves, expands discounts to Hawaii, California ahead of holiday travel SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2020-Oct-23 — /Travel PR News/ — After the popularity of its first “Swell Deals” fare sale in 2019, Alaska Airlines’ data-driven deals are back, giving surfers everywhere one more reason to wish for bigger waves. Starting today… Read the full press release

Microsoft employees to reduce environmental impact of business travel through Alaska Airlines powered by sustainable aviation fuel

Sustainable aviation fuel supplied by industry leader SkyNRG signals new approach for business travel SEATTLE and REDMOND, Wash., 2020-Oct-23 — /Travel PR News/ —Microsoft Corp. employees who fly between their global headquarters in Redmond, Washington, and California on Alaska Airlines will fly more sustainably thanks to the use of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to cover their business travel. The… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines Foundation support 41 nonprofits with $430,000 LIFT grants

2020 marks the largest grant cycle in the nonprofit’s 20-year history SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2020-Sep-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The nonprofit Alaska Airlines Foundation has awarded $430,000 in LIFT grants to 41 nonprofits in Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington. With this latest round of grants, the Foundation has donated $750,000 this year to organizations in communities served by Alaska Airlines. Called by the… Read the full press release

New Alaska Airlines service to connect Los Angeles and Palm Springs to key West Coast markets and the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico

New service will connect Los Angeles and Palm Springs to four destinations; airline extends middle seat blocking through Nov. 30, flexible travel policy through Dec. 31 SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2020-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Everyone is ready for a getaway right about now. Think socially distanced fun by the poolside, the beach, skiing, golfing, you… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines introduces a more convenient and touch-free experience for guests

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2020-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — With hygiene and safety concerns top of mind, Alaska Airlines is making it easier for guests to travel touch-free. Through improved technology and innovation, Alaska is creating more convenience and less contact among guests and employees during travel. Over the coming weeks, new touch-free options for Alaska guests and employees will… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines announces partnership with leading personal care brand EO

Partnership expands Alaska’s Next-Level Care commitment to health and wellness SEATTLE, WASHINGTON DC, 2020-Aug-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines today (Aug. 20, 2020) announced a partnership with leading personal care brand EO, extending Alaska’s Next-Level Care commitment to health and safety and taking self-care to new heights. Starting Aug. 21, guests on all Alaska flights will be offered… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines announces total of 12 new routes from Los Angeles International Airport

New service from Los Angeles includes flights to Florida, Hawaii, Montana and Oregon SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2020-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines announced today (July 16, 2020) seven new routes from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to further connect its guests between Southern California and key markets around the country, including the first nonstop service from the… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines flight attendants to issue a final notice to guest who refuses to wear a mask

Guests who refuse to wear face coverings on flights could have future travel suspended SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2020-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — For the safety and health of everyone on board its flights, Alaska Airlines announced today (June 30, 2020) that its flight attendants will be able to issue a final notice to any guest… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines to deploy the Embraer 175 jet aircraft in the state of Alaska

Opens opportunities for future new service ANCHORAGE, Alaska, 2020-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines will start flying the Embraer 175 jet aircraft in the state of Alaska starting in October 2020. The E175, operated by regional partner Horizon Air, will serve select markets in Alaska. “Alaskans who have flown the E175 jet in the Lower 48… Read the full press release