ALASKA AIR NEWS

 

Alaska Airlines announces new long-haul service from Portland, Oregon and Los Angeles

PR Newswire  2017-04-05 12:00:00

SEATTLE, April 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and Virgin America today announces new daily, nonstop service between Portland, Oregon, and New York's John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) beginning Nov. ...

Alaska execs: Virgin merger to bring greater than expected synergies

Air Transport World  2017-03-30 19:21:00

Alaska Air Group has dramatically boosted the cost and revenue benefits it expects to realize from the integration of Alaska Airlines and Virgin America.read more

Alaska Airlines Signs Multi-Year Title Sponsorship Of San Francisco's Iconic Bay to Breakers Race

PR Newswire  2017-03-30 16:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Bay to Breakers announced today that Alaska Airlines is the title sponsor of the iconic race, which will be renamed the Alaska Airlines Bay to Breakers. The ...

Alaska Airlines names 29-year industry veteran new vice president of airport operations

PR Newswire  2017-03-28 12:00:00

SEATTLE, March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines' board of directors has elected Wayne Newton as vice president of airport operations and customer service effective today. In his new role, Newton ...

Charles M. Schulz - Sonoma County Airport (STS) Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Alaska Airlines Service

PR Newswire  2017-03-27 15:00:00

SANTA ROSA, Calif., March 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Charles M. Schulz ? Sonoma County Airport is celebrating its 10th anniversary of air service provided by Alaska Airlines today. This milestone marks the ...

Alaska to retire Virgin America brand in 2019

Air Transport World  2017-03-23 14:25:00

Alaska Air Group will retire the Virgin America brand in 2019, and the combined Alaska Airlines-Virgin America will be known as ?Alaska Airlines? and retain Alaska?s logo.read more

Alaska Airlines to retire Virgin America name in 2019

Breaking Travel News  2017-03-23 10:55:30

Alaska Airlines has confirmed it will retire the Virgin America name, likely in 2019. However, the combined airline will seek to adopt some Virgin America elements, including enhanced in-flight entertainment, ...

Say goodbye to Virgin America airline

CNN  2017-03-23 03:43:26

It was all but inevitable that the Virgin America brand wouldn't survive its merger with Alaska Airlines.

Alaska Airlines and Virgin America share vision for the future

PR Newswire  2017-03-22 23:43:00

SEATTLE, March 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and Virgin America today shared their vision for the future of the combined carrier, as the company solidifies its status as the West Coast's premier ...

Alaska Air Group to hold investor day on March 29

PR Newswire  2017-03-21 18:29:00

SEATTLE, March 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK), the parent company of Alaska Airlines, Inc., Virgin America Inc. and Horizon Air Industries, Inc., will hold an investor day ...

Alaska Airlines adds Europe's Condor Airlines as Mileage Plan Partner

PR Newswire  2017-03-20 12:00:00

SEATTLE, March 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines today announced Condor Airlines as its newest partner, giving members of its award-wining Mileage Plan more opportunities to earn and use miles on ...

Alaska Airlines adds six new routes from San Diego

Air Transport World  2017-03-15 18:30:00

Alaska Airlines is adding service to six new destinations from San Diego International Airport, in a move to increase its investment in Southern California. read more

Alaska Airlines' California growth continues, adding six new nonstop routes from San Diego

PR Newswire  2017-03-15 11:30:00

SAN DIEGO, March 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines today announced increased investment in Southern California by adding service to six new destinations from San Diego International Airport. New ...

Alaska Airlines inaugurates new flights from San Jose, California and Portland, Oregon

PR Newswire  2017-03-14 16:20:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines inaugurates non-stop service in three new markets this week?San Jose, Calif. to Newark, New Jersey, which began on March 12; San Jose, Calif. ...

Alaska Airlines adds 13 new routes to San Francisco region

Air Transport World  2017-03-09 20:00:00

Seattle-based Alaska Airlines moved to further solidify its presence in the San Francisco Bay Area March 9 by announcing 13 new nonstop routes from the region beginning Aug. 28. read more

Alaska Airlines announces 13 new nonstop routes from the Bay Area

PR Newswire  2017-03-09 13:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Three months after its acquisition of Virgin America, Alaska Airlines is growing its Bay Area footprint, adding 13 new nonstop markets from San Francisco International ...

DOT awards six airlines tentative slot assignments for Mexico City

Air Transport World  2017-03-03 17:29:00

The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has tentatively awarded Mexico City International Airport slot-pairs to Seattle-based Alaska Airlines, New York-based JetBlue, Dallas-based Southwest Airlines, ...

JetBlue, Alaska, Atlas push back against US majors on Gulf issue

Air Transport World  2017-03-03 16:44:00

The CEOs of JetBlue Airways, Alaska Airlines and Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings continue to push back against American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines on the issue of alleged Gulf airline subsidies.read ...

Alaska Airlines awarded slots to serve Mexico City from San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego

PR Newswire  2017-03-02 22:59:00

SEATTLE, March 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Dept. of Transportation has tentatively awarded Alaska Airlines coveted slots at Mexico City's Benito Juarez International Airport from San Francisco, Los ...

U.S. proposes awarding five air carriers new Mexico City slots

Reuters  2017-03-02 22:14:32

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Transportation Department on Thursday proposed awarding 24 slot pairs at Mexico City?s Benito Juarez International Airport to Alaska Airlines, JetBlue Airways Corp , Southwest ...