Alaska Airlines has grounded its entire fleet of Boeing 737 Max 9 jets following an emergency landing incident. The airline’s decision came after Flight 1282, en route to Ontario, California, encountered a severe midair pressure […]
Alaska Airlines and its regional partners serve more than 120 destinations across the United States, Belize, Canada, Costa Rica and Mexico.
Alaska is a member of the oneworld global alliance. With the alliance and its additional airline partners, guests can travel to more than 1,000 destinations on more than 20 airlines while earning and redeeming miles on flights to locations around the world. Reducing its environmental impact to protect the beautiful places in which we live, and fly, is part of our DNA. Alaska Airlines was the first airline to compost and remove single-use plastic straws and citrus picks from planes and its lounges and has been champion of sustainable aviation biofuels since 2011.
With roots tracing back to 1932, it was founded when Linious “Mac” McGee of McGee Airways started flying his three-seat Stinson between Anchorage and Bristol Bay, Alaska. A merger with Star Air Service in 1934 created the largest airline in Alaska, which eventually became Alaska Airlines. In 2016, it brought together two of the country’s favorite airlines into a united force with the acquisition of Virgin America (NASDAQ: VA). The combination expanded its service and added more frequent connections to international airline partners in thriving technology markets in the Bay Area, Los Angeles and Seattle.
Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air are subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group.
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Alaska Airlines has announced a plan to acquire Hawaiian Airlines for $1.9 billion, a move that would expand its network and strengthen its market position. The deal, including debt, is set to increase Alaska’s domestic
A 44-year-old pilot David P. Emerson, who had been on medical leave for two months, attempted to sabotage an Alaska Airlines flight he boarded as a passenger.
Qatar Airways has signed a codeshare agreement with the newest member of oneworld, Alaska Airlines, further strengthening its position as the ideal choice for international passengers travelling to and from the United States.
Alaska Airlines officially joined oneworld, becoming the 14th full member of the global alliance, just eight months after receiving a formal invitation from oneworld in July 2020.
The pandemic continues to reinvent services in the travel industry. Today, Alaska Airlines announced new touch-free options for its guests and employees.