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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.

Alaska Airlines expands Anchorage-Los Angeles service

Alaska Airlines expands Anchorage-Los Angeles service

20 October 2012 Airline News

Alaska Airlines is planning to expand its Anchorage-Los Angeles service starting April 8, 2013, a route the carrier has flown during the summer for several years. The expanded service includes a daily daytime flight most of the year and an additional nighttime flight during the summer.

Alaska Airlines launches mobile booking website

Alaska Airlines launches mobile booking website

15 September 2012 Airline News

Alaska Airlines is launching mobile booking, which allows customers to buy tickets from any mobile device. The new features build on Alaska Airlines’ earlier mobile site, which allowed passengers to pay for checked bags, check in and check flight status.