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 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 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 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

Virgin America named “Top Domestic Airline” 2017 in Travel + Leisure “World’s Best Awards” for 10th-consecutive year

Alaska Airlines and Virgin America celebrate award-winning decade with one-day fare sale SEATTLE, 2017-Jul-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Virgin America today was named “Top Domestic Airline” 2017 in Travel + Leisure “World’s Best Awards” for a 10th-consecutive year. In May, Alaska Airlines ranked highest in airline customer satisfaction among traditional carriers for the 10th-consecutive year in… 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

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

Earn and Use Miles On Flights to Europe With Alaska Airlines and Condor Airlines Partnership

New global partner gives Alaska frequent flier members travel and mileage accrual to Europe Seattle, 2017-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines today announced Condor Airlines as its newest partner, giving members of its award-wining Mileage Plan more opportunities to earn and use miles on flights to Europe. Condor flies nonstop to Frankfurt, Germany… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines and Virgin America announce flights from San Francisco to Orange County, CA; Minneapolis; and Orlando, FL from summer 2017

Guests win with expanded network and more schedule options for easy connections SEATTLE, 2016-Dec-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines and Virgin America began selling tickets today for new daily nonstop flights from San Francisco International Airport to Orange County, California; Minneapolis; and Orlando, Florida, beginning the summer of 2017. With the addition of… Read the full press release

Alaska Air Group’s acquisition of Virgin America cleared by the Antitrust Division of US DOJ

SEATTLE, 2016-Dec-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) today (Dec. 6, 2016) completed its review and approved Alaska Air Group’s (NYSE: ALK) acquisition of Virgin America (NASDAQ: VA). Alaska Air Group is the parent company of Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Horizon Air Industries, Inc. “We… Read the full press release

Alaska Air Group and Virgin America agree with DOJ not to close the merger prior to Oct. 17

SEATTLE and SAN FRANCISCO, 2016-Sep-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK), parent company of Alaska Airlines, and Virgin America Inc. (NASDAQ: VA) today announced that each carrier has agreed with the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) to extend the date of their timing agreement, stating… Read the full press release

San Diego International Airport: Virgin America to move its operations from Terminal 2 East to Terminal 2 West

SAN DIEGO, 2015-2-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Effective Wednesday, February 11, 2015, Virgin America will move its operations from Terminal 2 East to a new location in Terminal 2 West at San Diego International Airport. Ticketing counters for Virgin America will be located between Delta Air Lines and JetBlue Airways. The airline will operate self-service… Read the full press release

Mineta San José International Airport Launches the Summer Flyaway Contest

Win A Vacation For Four And Flyaway From Silicon ValleyAirport This Summer Leave Silicon Valley from Silicon Valley. Arrive Home Without a Drive Home.  SAN JOSE, CALIF., 2013-05-08 — /travelprnews.com/ — This summer we fly from SJC to places that relax, inspire, entertain and rejuvenate us, and to visit the people who enrich our lives. Flying… Read the full press release