Tags: Alaska Airlines

Alaska is investing in pilot technology to attract and retain world-class pilots

One day, our pilots are flying into remote communities above the Arctic Circle. The next, they’re flying into some of the busiest airports in the country. Our pilots must be able to handle any issue that might arise in flight – from blizzard conditions to congested air space – and we rely on rigorous pilot […]

Alaska Airlines becomes first U.S. airline to eliminate plastic cups on board

The change removes more than 2.2 million pounds of plastic cups and bottles from our aircraft every year. Plastic cups? We sent ‘em packing. As we fly toward a more sustainable future, we’re proud to eliminate plastic cups on board. By partnering with Boxed Water™ and serving beverages in recyclable paper cups, we’re saving more […]

Alaska Airlines becomes first U.S. airline to launch electronic bag tag program

Alaska Airlines have announced that they will become the first U.S. airline to launch an electronic bag tag program later this year. Electronic bag tags will allow guests to skip the step of printing traditional bag tags at the airport. Travelers will be able to activate the devices from anywhere—their home, office or even car—up […]

Alaska Airlines partners with like-minded brands to offer guests products made with care

Care guides us in pursuit of brands that care about people and the planet. They share a meaningful purpose and spark joy simply by focusing on the little things that matter. Behind every pretzel twist or chocolate covered almond or truffle and even soap in our bathrooms, there’s a meaningful purpose and reason why brands […]

Celebrating Flight Attendants’ 50 years in the skies for Alaska Airlines

Yesterday was International Flight Attendant Day—a day where we collectively tip our hats to our flight attendants with awe and appreciation for all that you do, every flight, every day to ensure safety and care for our guests. And what better way to honor our inflight team than to celebrate four incredible women who have […]

Alaska’s new Star Wars-themed aircraft celebrates adventures to “Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge” at Disneyland Resort

Alaska Airlines joined forces with Disneyland Resort yesterday, May the Fourth, to unveil a new, one-of-its-kind Star Wars-themed aircraft that even Chewbacca would be proud of!  The plane, painted space black with the iconic Millennium Falcon emblazoned on the tail chased by TIE fighters, celebrates Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, the newest land of adventure inside […]

Alaska Airlines is starting up a tech incubator in Silicon Valley to enhance the travel experience

Tech-driven enhancements are coming fast and furiously to airports across the country, including San Jose where Alaska Airlines is testing out new technology to advance the way people travel.  Our innovation team plans to modernize travel at every major city we fly, from reimagining the lobby to testing innovative technology that streamlines the airport experience […]

Alaska Airlines unveils major investment to expand and remodel popular Lounges in Seattle and Portland

All-new lounges planned for both airports with significant renovations in the near term Alaska Airlines has targeted a significant, multi-million dollar renovation and expansion of our most popular Lounges with plans for all-new locations at both at Seattle and Portland airports in the coming years. The revitalization of two current Lounges – scheduled to get […]