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Alaska Airlines signs codeshare with Icelandair

Alaska Airlines signs codeshare with Icelandair

25 September 2015 Airline News

Alaska Airlines and Icelandair have entered into a codeshare agreement and frequent flier partnership, which will give customers easier connections and more ways to earn benefits when flying between the US and Europe. With the new codeshare agreement, to take effect November 1st pending government approval, customers flying on Alaska Airlines and Icelandair will enjoy seamless reservations and ticketing, one-stop check-in, baggage checked to its final destination, coordinated flight schedules, the ability to earn miles and/or points on the reciprocal airline and consistent passenger service standards.

Sabre links with Alaska Airlines for sales technology upgrade

Sabre links with Alaska Airlines for sales technology upgrade

Sabre Corporation has been selected by Alaska Airlines to provide technology solutions to enable its retailing strategy in all sales channels, including through some of the carrier’s interline partner airlines. By late 2015, Sabre’s suite of solutions will give Alaska the ability to offer customers ancillary products and optional services through travel agencies and some interline airline partners.

Alaska Airlines launches online self-tag baggage

Alaska Airlines launches online self-tag baggage

1 April 2014 Press Release Airline News Travel Technology News

DIYers will soon have a new reason to love flying Alaska Airlines when the carrier launches its online self-bag-tagging options next month. Self-tag online debuts April 21 for passengers traveling nonstop between Seattle and San Diego, Anchorage or Juneau, Alaska, with plans to expand the option for customers traveling from other airports later this summer.

Urban Airship and Alaska Airlines app transforms travelling

Urban Airship and Alaska Airlines app transforms travelling

4 June 2013 Press Release Airline News Travel Technology News

Urban Airship, the global leader in mobile solutions to build relationships with connected consumers, today detailed how it is working with Alaska Airlines to better serve its mobile customers and offer a more convenient travel experience. The upgraded Alaska Airlines iOS app available today will use Urban Airship’s PassTools solution to create and dynamically update Apple Passbook boarding passes.

Alaska Airlines upgrades in-flight entertainment

Alaska Airlines upgrades in-flight entertainment

24 April 2013 Airline News

Travellers flying on Alaska Airlines starting this autumn will enjoy new aircraft seats that feature a personal space-enhancing design and are equipped with power outlets. The airline is also nearing a decision on an enhanced in-flight entertainment system that will allow customers to watch movies, television shows and other programming streamed to any Wi-Fi-enabled device.

Alaska Airlines appoints new managing director of inflight operations

Alaska Airlines appoints new managing director of inflight operations

30 November 2012 Airline News

Alaska Airlines has promoted Ron Calvin to managing director of inflight operations, with responsibility for the carrier’s flight attendant bases in Anchorage, Los Angeles, Portland and Seattle. Calvin is a 26-year veteran at Alaska Airlines, having held positions of increasing responsibility in the Customer Service – Airports division.

Alaska Airlines rolls out power hubs at major airports

Alaska Airlines rolls out power hubs at major airports

24 November 2012 Airline News

Alaska Airlines is powering up customer waiting areas at its major airports with electrical outlets that make it easier for travellers with electronic devices. At its airport gates in Anchorage, Portland and Seattle, the airline just finished installing 200 additional electrical outlets, each of which includes a 120-volt receptacle and two USB ports.