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Alaska Airlines Targeting College Students MVP Status & Free Miles!

Do you get good grades? Do you also attend the University of Washington? If so, you should register for this promotion where you will get 5,000 bonus miles just for registering with your University of Washington email address. If you get higher then 3.5 GPA for your autumn quarter 2017 GPA, then you get score free status!…

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Alaska Double Miles Promotion

You can register for double miles with Alaska’s promotion for double Mileage Plan™ miles with their global partners by September 30, 2017. It will take you 3 seconds to register for this one, by September 1, 2017. Alaska Double Miles Promotion The Deal Fly to one of the below destinations between June 1, 2017, and September…

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Delta and Alaska Airlines End Partnership and Reciprocal Benefits

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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Bids Are In: Multiple Airlines Apply For Service To Cuba

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

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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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 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 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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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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Delta and Alaska to Devalue Reciprocal Elite Benefits

The competition between Delta and Alaska Airlines continues to heat up as, Delta announced today that they would be slashing some elite benefits for Alaska Airlines MVP members, and Alaska would be cutting benefits for Delta Medallions as well. Starting May 1, 2014, Delta and Alaska Airlines will cut some some of the mutual benefits that…

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Delta Alaska Fares Starting At $199* Each Way–Sample Itinerary Earns 6,800+ MQMs

Delta is introducing new flights to Anchorage, Fairbanks or Juneau and as a result, they’re running promotional fares for as low as $199 each way as long as you fly through Seattle or Salt Lake. I was speaking with someone close to Delta SkyMiles recently and asked about the “partnership” with Alaska Airlines and why…

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American Airlines Considers Merging With 5 Airlines

American Airlines is moving forward with merger considerations. They are reported to be considering six options including JetBlue, Alaska Airlines, Frontier, US airways, Virgin and are even considering themselves. This move comes as creditors have pressed American Airlines on their stand alone restructuring plan. Reuters has a good report with the following high level summary:…

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