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Alaska Airlines is the newest member airline of the oneworld alliance having joined on March 31st, 2021. While the airline does have a base in Alaska, its operations aren't exclusively to or from the state. (Featured image: Vincenzo Pace - Simple Flying)

Alaska 737-800
Photo: Vincenzo Pace | Simple Flying
Airline Type:
Full Service Carrier
Year Founded:
Ben Minicucci
United States
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Travelling Internationally With Alaska Airlines Just Got Easier For US & Canada Passport Holders

Starting today, Mobile Verify will make the airport process smoother for eligible passengers.

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Alaska Airlines Pilots To Receive Raises Next Month

Thanks to a clause in the contract, the pilots will receive more than the initial rate.

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Why Is Alaska's Juneau International Airport So Challenging To Fly Into?

From its remarkable scenery to its challenging approach, we look at what it takes to land at Juneau Airport.

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Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-800 Damaged On Landing At John Wayne Airport

The plane's landing gear and wing suffered significant damage after landing.

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Alaska Airlines Flight Attendants Picket In Continued Fight For An Improved Contract

Alaska Airlines' flight attendants held an all-base picket for a new contract and will strike during the 2023 holidays if necessary.

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Brazilian Bank Helps Finance Alaska Airlines Purchase Of 11 Embraer E175s

Alaska Airlines is turning Horizon Air's fleet to an all-Embraer E175.

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Alaska Airlines Was North America’s Most Punctual Airline In July

For the carrier, over 30,000 flights arrived on time.

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Airlines Waiving Change Fees Because Of Maui Wildfires

Several different airlines are providing alternate solutions due to the wildfires in Hawaii.

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Alaska Airlines Offers New Ski Pass Membership For Mileage Plan Members

Alaska Airlines is partnering with Mountain Collective to reward mileage plan members who fly to skiing resorts

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Alaska Airlines Cuts More Than 3,000 Flights From January 2024 Schedule

It equivalates to almost half a million seats wiped from the carrier's network.

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Starlux Award Tickets Bookable With Alaska Mileage Plan (But Prices Surge)

Starlux's introductory offer in business class lasted hours before prices rapidly increased, although there is still time to bag some great deals.

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Throwback: When Alaska Airlines Bore Its Name For The First Time

Before being named Alaska Airlines, the mighty operator within the United States' final frontier operated via many other brands. This is its story.

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Alaska Airlines Records $240 Million Profit In Q2

The company’s operating revenue was the highest quarterly total recorded in its history.

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Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 Diverts Twice Amid Technical Issues

Flight 1219 landed safely at Sacramento Airport.

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Alaska Airlines To Resume Winter Flights From Redmond To Portland

This makes Portland the fifth destination served by the airline from Redmond.

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Alaska Airlines Flight Attendants Picket Nationwide

Alaska Airlines flight attendants are informational picketing to get a new contract that covers all their work - including boarding.

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Paine Field Renamed To Seattle Paine Field International Airport

Passengers will now need to be careful not to confuse the airport with Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

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Why Are Alaska Airlines’ Main Hubs Outside Alaska?

How a series of mergers and acquisitions led to strategic hubs on the West Coast.

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Alaska Airlines To Launch Flights From LAX To Guatemala City

This three new routes will be launched in December 2023.

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Alaska Airlines Bomb Threat Passenger Thought Cartel Would Kill Him

The passenger wanted to be arrested for his own safety.