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Alaska Airlines expands Boeing 737 Max order

Alaska Airlines expands Boeing 737 Max order

23 December 2020 Airline News

The new deal brings Alaska Airlines’ total 737 Max orders and options to 120 airplanes, which will give the fifth largest United States carrier the scale, efficiency and flexibility to expand as air travel recovers.

Alaska Airlines to join oneworld alliance

Alaska Airlines to join oneworld alliance

14 February 2020 Airline News

oneworld has confirmed Alaska Airlines intends to join the alliance by summer next year. At the same time, the carrier unveiled plans to form a US west coast international alliance with oneworld founding member American Airlines.

Alaska Airlines to connect Seattle and Pittsburgh

Alaska Airlines to connect Seattle and Pittsburgh

17 November 2017 Airline News

Alaska Airlines will add a non-stop, daily service between Seattle and Pittsburgh next autumn. This new service is currently the only non-stop flight offered from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to Pittsburgh International Airport.

British Airways signs codeshare with Alaska Airlines

British Airways signs codeshare with Alaska Airlines

20 November 2016 Airline News

British Airways has launched a new codeshare agreement with Alaska Air, which builds on the existing frequent flyer programme partnership between the two carriers. The codeshare deal, which is effective from November 23, will enable customers to book connecting flights on Alaska Air routes at ba.com, to seven destinations on the West Coast of America, and three in Hawaii.

Japan Airlines and Alaska Airlines sign Pacific Northwest codeshare deal

Japan Airlines and Alaska Airlines sign Pacific Northwest codeshare deal

18 May 2016 Airline News

Japan Airlines and Alaska Airlines have announced plans to enter into a codeshare agreement and a frequent flier partnership, which will provide customers with an enhanced network and more mileage earning opportunities between Japan and the US Pacific Northwest. With Alaska Airlines’ extensive operations across California, Oregon, Idaho and Washington, JAL customers will have more flight options and access to new cities including Seattle and Portland.

Alaska Airlines to acquire Virgin America for $4bn

Alaska Airlines to acquire Virgin America for $4bn

10 April 2016 Airline News

Alaska Air Group and Virgin America have confirmed that their boards of directors have unanimously approved a definitive merger agreement, under which Alaska Air Group will acquire Virgin America for $57.00 per share in cash. Including existing Virgin America indebtedness and capitalised aircraft operating leases, the aggregate transaction value is approximately $4 billion.

Port of Seattle to explore aviation biofuel options

Port of Seattle to explore aviation biofuel options

The Port of Seattle, Alaska Airlines and Boeing are partnering to move toward a significant environmental goal: powering all flights by all airlines at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport with sustainable aviation biofuel. Sea-Tac is the first United States airport to lay out a long-term roadmap to incorporate aviation biofuel into its infrastructure in a cost-effective, efficient manner.