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Prioritizing its social and environmental commitments, Alaska Airlines promotes Diana Birkett Rakow to senior vice president of public affairs and sustainability

Alaska Airlines has promoted Diana Birkett Rakow to senior vice president of public affairs and sustainability, in a move that underscores the airline’s commitment to lead the aviation industry with ambitious and measurable goals to protect the places we fly and support the people and communities we serve. “Diana is a strong and purpose-driven leader […]

Alaska Airlines and Boxed Water™ tackle the biggest source of inflight plastic waste – eliminating 1.8 million pounds of plastics a year

Alaska Airlines’ inflight water service is getting a planet-friendly upgrade. Starting tomorrow, the airline is trading plastic water bottles for Boxed Water Is Better® brand’s 92% plant-based cartons and swapping out plastic cups with recyclable paper cups for water service. This change saves an estimated 1.8 million pounds of single-use plastics from flights over the […]

Alaska Air Group Collaborating with ZeroAvia to Develop Hydrogen Powertrain for 76-Seat Zero-Emission Aircraft

ZeroAvia is gaining altitude as the leader in zero-emission passenger aircraft as it announces a development collaboration with Alaska Air Group, the parent company of Alaska Airlines, for a hydrogen-electric powertrain capable of flying 76-seat regional aircraft in excess of 500 NM. Alaska is also joining the list of top investors for the company, alongside a fellow Seattle-based Amazon Climate Pledge […]

Alaska Airlines celebrates the Seattle Kraken’s inaugural season with bold livery

Hockey is back in Seattle, and Alaska Airlines is celebrating by welcoming a new Seattle Kraken theme plane into its fleet. The plane is just the beginning of a long-term major partnership between the hometown airline, the new hockey team, and new arena, which includes the naming of the Alaska Airlines Atrium at the Climate […]

Alaska Airlines unveils new livery to celebrate new football season

The celebration for the return of professional football continued at Alaska Airlines, where the Seattle-based airline unveiled its fourth Russell Wilson livery. The Boeing 737-900ER aircraft was introduced to fans waiting for a flight from Seattle (SEA) to Indianapolis (IND), where Alaska’s Chief Football Officer is set to take the field in his first game […]

Alaska Airlines continues fleet optimization with 12 additional Boeing 737-9 aircraft

Options exercised for deliveries in 2023 and 2024 further enhance airline’s financial and sustainability outlook Alaska Airlines announced today it is accelerating its fleet growth by exercising options early on 12 Boeing 737-9 aircraft. The option aircraft are now firm commitments for 2023 and 2024. This additional commitment brings Alaska’s total firm 737-9 order to […]

Alaska Airlines launches new codeshare agreement with Qatar Airways

As Alaska Airlines expands its global reach with our oneworld partners, we proudly announced the launch of a codeshare agreement with Qatar Airways, a fellow member of the alliance, that further strengthens the partnership between the two airlines and provides travelers with exciting and convenient options. Beginning July 1, the agreement allows passengers on Qatar […]

Boeing and Alaska Airlines Partner to Make Flying Safer and More Sustainable

Boeing and Alaska Airlines have announced they are partnering on the latest Boeing ecoDemonstrator program and will flight test about 20 technologies on a new 737-9 to enhance the safety and sustainability of air travel. In flights beginning this summer, Boeing and Alaska will test a new halon-free fire-extinguishing agent that significantly reduces effects on […]

Alaska Airlines to offer rapid COVID-19 testing for Hawaii-bound guests

To help guests prepare for Hawaii’s pre-travel testing program, Alaska Airlines will partner with Carbon Health to offer rapid COVID-19 testing at its pop-up clinics across the West Coast, starting Oct. 12 in Seattle. Hawaii will begin to welcome back visitors on Oct. 15 by allowing out-of-state travelers to enjoy the islands without a 14-day […]