Alaska Airlines News
Alaska Airlines unveils salmon livery designed by Alaska Native artist
As a tribute to Xáat Kwáani (Salmon People), this special Alaska Airlines aircraft is the first of any domestic airline fleet to be named in an Alaska Native language and to depict the ancestral importance of salmon through Northwest Coast formline art.
Alaska Airlines adds bigger variety of food & beverage options
Along with new meal selections in First Class and the main cabin, we’re introducing our take on a classic sandwich for all ages that’s infused with West Coast flavors
Alaska Airlines names a new vice president of strategy, analytics and transformation
Alaska Airlines has promoted Tiffany DeHaan to vice president of strategy, analytics and transformation. DeHaan assumes the role currently held by Sandy Stelling, who will retire from Alaska Airlines in July after 23 years.
Alaska Airlines and ZeroAvia developing world’s largest zero-emission aircraft
Alaska Airlines today presented a Bombardier Q400 regional turboprop to ZeroAvia that will be retrofitted with a hydrogen-electric propulsion system in an effort to expand the reach and applicability of zero emissions flight technology.
Alaska Airlines launches partnership with STARLUX Airlines
Our newest global partner now flies between Los Angeles and Taipei with connections to 16 destinations across Asia; Mileage Plan members can earn miles on all STARLUX flights
Alaska Airlines announces agreement with Shell Aviation to expand sustainable aviation fuel market
Alaska Airlines has announced an agreement with Shell Aviation to expand the sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) market beyond a standard fuel supply agreement
Alaska Airlines Flight Pass subscription service turns one
Alaska Airlines is the only U.S. major airline to offer a subscription plan that enables guests to earn miles and book flights in advance with no blackout dates. We’re celebrating our one-year anniversary with a promotion for new subscribers and a look back at the program’s growth.
Alaska Airlines eliminates inflight plastic cups
Alaska Airlines announced today the completion of our transition to paper cups for inflight beverages, a move which eliminates more than 55 million plastic cups annually and replaces them with a more planet-friendly alternative. The change to paper cups makes Alaska Airlines the first U.S. airline to eliminate plastic cups. Combined with our Boxed Water™ partnership, these changes eliminate 2.2 million pounds of plastic waste from landfills every year, the equivalent weight of 24 Boeing 737s.
Alaska Airlines plans to hire more than 3,500 employees in 2023
If you’ve ever thought about working for an airline, 2023 might be your year. Alaska Airlines is announcing plans to hire more than 3,500 new employees this year in a variety of roles and functions. As we continue to grow and bring dozens of new airplanes into our fleet, we need thousands of people to join the Alaska family.
Alaska Airlines launches first U.S. electronic bag tag program
Alaska Airlines today became the first U.S. airline to launch an electronic bag tag program, which enables guests to tag their luggage through the airline’s mobile app before they even reach the airport.
Alaska Airlines teams up with Lyft for new partnership to earn miles wherever you go
Your travels this holiday season just got more rewarding. Alaska Airlines has hitched a new partnership with Lyft – one of the largest transportation networks in the U.S. and Canada – and we’re eager for our guests to come along for the ride.
Alaska Airlines recognized as one of Fast Company’s “Brands That Matter”
Fast Company announced Alaska Airlines as one of 144 brands named to its second annual “Brands That Matter” list for making strides in our carbon-neutral ambitions. The list honors companies whose success has come from embodying their purpose in a way that resonates with their customers.