Alaska Airlines

An airport employee was able to steal and crash a Horizon Air Q400 at Sea-Tac international airport

On Friday night (11 August 2018) (local time at Seattle), a 29-year-old baggage handler conducted an unauthorised takeoff with a Horizon Air Q400 (N449QX)...

Finnair extends Alaska Airlines partnership with new codeshares from San Francisco to cities on the U.S. West Coast

Finnair today announced a new codeshare partnership with Alaska Airlines, which will further strengthen Finnair’s reach on the West Coast of the United States....

Naked passenger turns Alaska Airlines plane back to airport #AS146

Airport police said "An Alaska Airlines flight from Anchorage to Seattle was diverted back to Anchorage early Wednesday due to a naked passenger on...

Alaska Airlines and Seattle fashion designer Luly Yang unveil new uniform collection

Alaska Airlines and fashion designer Luly Yang debuted a modern, West Coast-inspired, custom-designed uniform collection today. At a fashion show this afternoon inside Alaska's Sea-Tac hangar, employee models...

The end of an era: Alaska retires unique cargo-passenger ‘combi’ planes

After a weeklong fishing trip in Yakutat, Alaska, retired Captain David Olson found himself on one of the last flights of the 737-400 combis...

Alaska Air Cargo introduces world’s first converted 737-700 freighter

"This one-of-a-kind aircraft marks the beginning of a new era at Alaska Airlines," said Wayne Newton, Alaska Airlines vice president of airport operations and...

Lots of airlines are trying to get a glimpse of the 2017 eclipse

Airlines have tweeted that they are trying to get a glimpse of the 2017 eclipse, if you are flying on Lufthansa LH521 between Mexico...

Alaska Airlines and Finnair announce frequent flyer partnership

Alaska Airlines and Finnair are teaming up to give members of their frequent flyer programs the opportunity to earn miles/points on both airlines as...

Alaska Airlines to begin scheduled commercial air service from Paine Field (PAE/KPAE) in 2018

Air travel will get a lot easier for flyers living in Snohomish County and North King County, Washington, next year when Alaska Airlines introduces...

British Airways forges closer ties with Alaska Airlines

British Airways customers are set to gain access to even more US cities thanks to a new partnership with Alaska Airlines. In the new agreement,...

Boeing to add Space Bins to existing Alaska Airlines 737 fleet

Airline to modify 34 in-service airplanes to significantly increase overhead storage Boeing and Alaska Airlines announced today at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh that the Seattle-based airline...

Embraer and Horizon Air sign a contract for 30 E175 jets

Embraer and Horizon Air have signed a firm order for 30 E175 jets. The contract also includes options for another 33 aircraft of the...

Alaska Air Group to acquire Virgin America, creating US West Coast’s premier carrier

Seattle-based carrier to become 5th largest U.S. airline Highlights: Deal combines two leading airlines known for outstanding customer service and low fares. Alaska Airlines expands its...

Alaska Airlines unveils first major brand change in 25 years

Alaska Airlines today unveiled its first major brand change in 25 years to a crowd of about 1,800 employees. The refreshed brand was introduced...

Port of Seattle partners with Alaska Airlines and Boeing on plan to supply sustainable aviation biofuel at Sea-Tac Airport

Biofuel use for all Sea-Tac flights to reduce carbon emissions and support aviation biofuel development in Pacific Northwest The Port of Seattle, Alaska Airlinesand Boeing...

Alaska Airlines increases overhead storage nearly 50 percent with first 737 featuring new Boeing space bins

Boeing and hometown partner Alaska Airlines celebrated the first 737 featuring Boeing’s new Space Bins, which increase the room for carry-on baggage by 48...

News Brief: Alaska Airlines achieves Fast Travel Platinum Status

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Alaska Airlines attained Platinum status for Fast Travel implementation, which recognizes carriers that offer four or...

Alaska Airlines ramp employee falls asleep in cargo hold – Airplane returns to Seattle

Statement on Alaska Airlines flight 448 Update 7 p.m. A ramp employee who fell asleep in the cargo hold of an Alaska Airlines aircraft has been discharged from...

Alaska Air Group purchases two more Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft

Order will increase Horizon Air’s fleet to 54 Q400 aircraft; reinforcing the airline’s standing as the largest operator of Q400 turboprops worldwide   Bombardier Commercial Aircraft...