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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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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Double Alaska Airlines Miles On Over 25 Routes

The battle between Delta and Alaska Airlines continues. Alaska continues to offer double Alaska Airlines miles on over 25 routes including to pretty much all of Delta’s domestic hubs. The great news is that if you take them up on this offer, you’ll earn Alaska Airlines miles which are good with airlines across programs like…

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Alaska Airlines MVP Gold 75k Status Match

In this post we’ll share how you can receive an Alaska Airlines MVP Gold 75k Status Match through email and start enjoying all the benefits the status has to offer. I can speak from experience having just received confirmation of my new MVP Gold 75k status match. I’ve long been interested in Alaska Airlines mileage program. They have…

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Alaska Airlines Passenger Stung By Scorpion

This takes the saying “bit by the travel bug” to a whole new meaning. On Saturday evening, as the Oregon State University Men’s College basketball team boarded Alaska Airlines flight 567 from Los Angeles to Oregon, an Alaska Airlines passenger was stung by a scorpion. Alaska Airlines Passenger Stung By Scorpion Alaska Airlines flight 567…

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Earn Double Miles on Alaska Airlines Select Routes

Alaska Airlines is running a new promotion where MileagePlan member can earn double miles on many flights from Seattle and Salt Lake City. To earn Double Miles, simply register your Mileage Plan™ number below before your first trip and there’s no limit to the Double Miles you can earn when you travel February 15, 2015, through May…

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Alaska Air Expands Winter Service

Alaska Air started new seasonal service today between Vegas and Mammoth Lakes, CA, “giving locals and visitors alike an opportunity to enjoy the nightlife of Vegas and ski fresh powder during the winter season.” Alaska’s nonstop flight from Las Vegas to Mammoth Lakes will operate on Mondays and Thursdays starting Jan. 15 and running through…

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Get 5% Off Alaska Airlines Flights With Birthday Present Each Year

Alaska Airlines is always invited to my Birthday party. And in the past, they’ve always given a nice gift. They are actually great at recognizing their member’s Birthdays. Over the past few years I’ve received numerous discount offers during the month of my Birthday from Alaska Airlines, Delta and even AirTran. But, this year Alaska…

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Alaska Airlines Launch New Routes from Seattle and Portland

Alaska Airlines just announced that they would be launching new service from Seattle and Portland. The new destinations that they plan to serve from these cities are: Seattle-Milwaukee Seattle-St. Louis Portland-Oklahoma City To fly these new routes, Alaska is expanding its partnership with SkyWest Airlines with the addition of new 76-seat Embraer E175 jets. These…

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Alaska Airlines Scavenger Hunt In Seattle October 10

Alaska Airlines is inviting Washington state residents to a scavenger hunt in Seattle on Friday where five grand prize winners will “land a test drive in our state-of-the-art Boeing 737 flight simulator — along with two round trip tickets from Seattle to any of Alaska’s more than 100 destinations in North America, including Mexico and…

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Is This The Coolest Way To Guarantee Priority Boarding on Alaska Airlines

When it comes to Seattle, Alaska Airlines and Delta Air Lines go head to head to compete and while Delta Air Lines may be the official airline of the Seattle Seahawks, Alaska Airlines tweeted that if you wear a Seattle Seahawks Russell Wilson jersey, you will receive priority boarding for flights departing from Seattle. Per…

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Alaska Airlines Making Major Changes at Seattle

Alaska Airlines will be switching some things up at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport as they plan to take on Delta Air Lines who is moving in and trying to create a large hub there. Per this Skift article, “Alaska Airlines currently has a long-term contract, including a codeshare agreement and reciprocal lounge benefits, with Delta, however lately it seems…

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Another Devaluation for Delta SkyClubs: Guest Access for Board Room Members

Delta is at it again with their devaluations and this time it is for Alaska Airlines Board Room members who use their membership to access Delta Sky Clubs. Earlier this year, Delta announced a major devaluation in regards to SkyClub access. They were drastically increasing their membership fee to $695 annually, and stripping American Express Platinum…

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Have You Status Matched To Alaska Air Yet?

Alaska Air elite status can come with complimentary upgrades, complimentary beverages, companion upgrades and more. But top status normally takes 75,000 miles or more to achieve. Except now they are offering an elite status match to Delta SkyMiles Elite members. And the process couldn’t be easier. How To Status Match To Alaska Air To status…

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