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Several New Routes Announced for Alaska Airlines

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The merger between Alaska Airlines and Virgin America is in full swing, and over the past few months, we’ve seen several changes to their route network and cities they’ll be serving. The latest announcement is about four new routes from Dallas Love Field that the airline will be adding, which is an airport that is…

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Rack Up Big Alaska Miles Today Plus Double Dip Opportunity

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If you have some shopping to do at these select retailers, you may as well earn 15 Alaska miles/$ today only shopping through the Alaska Mileage Plan portal. This will add up really fast! Neiman Marcus is one of the retailers so consider shopping through this portal and using your enrolled Amex card with the…

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Deal Alert: Alaska Airlines Flash Sale from $49

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Alaska Airlines has regular flash fare sales on Tuesday’s. Hurry because this fare sale will expire Wednesday 12/28. You can view full details on the fare sale. In general, you will find the best prices for these fare sales are Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday.   I have also seen some great fares for weekend trips leaving…

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Delta and Alaska Airlines End Partnership and Reciprocal Benefits

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Delta Air Lines and Alaska Airlines have announced that the two airlines are ceasing their partnership on May 1, 2017, meaning you’ll no longer be able to earn/redeem miles on the other carrier nor will you receive any elite benefits. Per Delta Air Lines, Delta will continue its commitment of investment and growth in the…

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Earn Double Alaska Airlines Miles from the West Coast

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Alaska Airlines has a launched a new promotion for Mileage Plan members, where you can earn double Alaska Airlines Miles on Japan Airlines flights from the west coast when you fly internationally from July 7, 2016, through September 30, 2016. Earn double miles on Japan Airlines flights from the West Coast Take this opportunity to experience Japan Airlines’…

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Alaska Airlines Elites Earn Benefits on British Airways

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Despite the recent devaluation’s of Alaska Airlines redemptions on Emirates, there is some positive news for Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan elite members, which comes in the form of new partner benefits on British Airways. Limited time offer: Enjoy elite benefits on British Airways Between April 1, 2016 and September 30, 2016, our MVP® Gold and Gold…

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Enter To Win One of 10 Free Roundtrip Tickets on Alaska Airlines

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More than 9.5 million people watched the finale of ABC’s hit series “The Bachelor”, and watched Bachelor Ben Higgins propose to Lauren who is an Alaska Airlines Flight Attendant. Within a few hours Alaska Airlines decided to capitalize on Lauren’s win by offering 10 pairs of round trip tickets – one for each rose Ben…

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Bids Are In: Multiple Airlines Apply For Service To Cuba

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Service to Cuba is expected to resume this year, allowing U.S. carriers to operate a total of 20 daily round-trip flights between the U.S. and Havana, and 10 daily round-trip flights to nine other Cuban cities with international airports. The deadline for airlines to bid on these slots is today. With that in mind, many…

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Alaska Airlines Pilot Charged Flying Plane Drunk

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Yikes! A former Alaska Airlines Pilot has been charged with flying a plane while drunk, as reported by NBC News. David Arntson was arrested and charged with operating a plane while under the influence of drugs or alcohol, a felony which carries up to 15 years in federal prison. Alaska Airlines Pilot Charged Flying Plane Drunk  Arntson piloted…

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How I Earned Two More Alaska Airlines First Class Upgrades

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Las year, I status matched my Delta Platinum status over to Alaska Airlines, where I was awarded Alaska Airlines MVP Gold 75K, which meant I got 4 Guest upgrades last year, as well as this year. However the upgrades keep coming with the “Thank You Gift” from Alaska Airlines. Even though, I did not re-qualify…

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Discounted Alaska Airlines Awards from 5,000 Miles Each-Way

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Alaska Airlines is running an award redemption sale, where Mileage Plan members can redeem their miles starting at just 5,000 miles each-way for travel this fall on many of their routes. You can view full details of the discounted awards here. As an example, you could redeem 5,000 Mileage Plan miles for a one-way flight…

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Alaska Airlines Announces New Service From LAX To Costa Rica And Baltimore

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Alaska Airlines announced today that it will be offering 8 round-trips a week between Los Angeles (LAX) and Costa Rica, and new daily non stop service between LAX and Baltimore (BWI).  This announcement comes just days after Alaska announced new service between Seattle and Nashville, Seattle and Raleigh Durham, and Seattle and Charleston, South Carolina.…

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Alaska Airlines Announces Three New Non Stop Destinations From Its Seattle Hub

Alaska Airlines announced today that it would be adding three new non stop destinations this fall from its Seattle hub.Service from Seattle to Nashville (BNA) will start on September 23, service from Seattle to Raleigh Durham (RDU) will start on October 1, and service from Seattle to Charleston (CHS) will start on November 16. Here…

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Freddie Awards Events In Atlanta This Week

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It’s that time of year again. When all of the loyalty executives from airlines, hotel and credit card companies to name a few get together to celebrate what is otherwise the “customers choice” awards of the travel and loyalty industry. The Freddie Awards converges on the great city of Atlanta this week to celebrate the annual…

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How To Save $50 Off Your Next Flight to Hawaii or Mexico

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If you’re looking to head to Hawaii or Mexico and want to save $50 off your next flight, Alaska Airlines has got you covered with their latest promotion for California residents. This is valid for travel for April 1 through June 30, 2015, and September 8 through November 19, 2015.  Here’s How It Works Join Mileage…

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Ramp Agent In Cargo Bin Causes Flight Diversion on Alaska Airlines

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Alaska Airlines flight 448, a 737-900 scheduled for service from Seattle to Los Angles, was diverted back into Seattle today after a 14 minute flight because pilots reportedly heard banging noises. Ramp Agent In Cargo Bin Causes Flight Diversion on Alaska Airlines According to the Alaska Airlines blog: Immediately after takeoff, the pilot of Alaska…

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Airline Employee Pays for Passenger Ticket After She Misconnects

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In today’s travel age, you don’t often here about outstanding and above and beyond customer service, but one of our readers sent along this story they found and I wanted to share, because it shows that there are still some amazing people out there (especially with Alaska Airlines). Airline Employee Pays for Passenger Ticket After…

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Are More Airlines Offering Self Serve Bag Tagging?

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One of our Seattle readers (who flies Alaska and not Delta) sent in an email about how Alaska Airlines offers a self-tag baggage option when you check-in online. In fact, there are two different self-tagging options. The first one is you can literally check-in online and print out a self tag baggage tag and put on…

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Alaska Air New Service Seattle – JFK + Double Miles

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Alaska Airlines has announced in a press release that they will begin new service from Seattle to JFK. Alaska Airlines, is launching daily nonstop service from Seattle to New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport starting Sept. 16. The new service complements Alaska’s existing twice-daily service to Newark Liberty International Airport. JFK is the main hub…

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