Alaska Airlines is based right outside of Seattle. They have a fleet size of 112 aircraft and fly to 91 destinations. In 2010, this airline was recognized by J.D. Power and Associates as being the top Network Carrier in customer satisfaction—their third consecutive year winning this honor.
Alaska Airlines: History and Facts
Alaska Airlines started out as McGee Airways in 1932 and flew its inaugural service between Anchorage and Bristol Bay with a single-engine, three passenger aircraft. It wasn’t until 1944 that the current name came to be. The airline also is credited with running the Alaska Airlines Foundation which gives grants to non-profit organizations in Alaska and Washington state.
Alaska Airlines Destinations
Alaska Airlines’ main hub is stationed in Seattle. Its other hubs are in Anchorage, Portland, and Los Angeles. The airline travels extensively up and down the west coast, as well in cities like Chicago, Orlando, Miami, Boston, and Newark.
In Canada you can fly Alaska to Vancouver, and in Mexico you can reach nearly a dozen cities including Mexico City, Cabo San Lucas, Cancun, and Mazatlan.
Code shares & partner alliances
Alaska Airlines has strong code shares with Horizon Air, American Airlines, Delta, Air France, Air Pacific, British Airways, Cathay Pacific Airlines, KLM Airlines, Korean Air, LAN Airlines, and Qantas Airways.
Alaska Airlines In-flight classes and amenities
Free snacks and beverages on all flights, with the option for meal purchase on longer flights.
Passengers traveling first class on Alaska Airlines can expect free meals, snacks and beverages, larger seats and extra legroom.
Alaska Airlines Frequent Flyer Program
Mileage Plan is the official name of Alaska Airlines frequent flyer program. By flying with Alaska Airlines or any of its partners, members can accrue points to use for free flights and rewards.