Alaska Airlines Blog

Imagine arriving at the airport and immediately feeling welcomed to a fresh, modern experience. You know you’ll reach your destination on time with minimal hassle, and the airline you’ve chosen offers...

March 16, 2017 update: The surgery to transplant a kidney from Alaska Airlines Captain Jodi Harskamp to Flight Attendant Jenny Stansel was performed successfully Monday at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle,...

Brad Tilden testifies on ATC reform

Alaska CEO Brad Tilden testified this week in Washington, D.C., before the House of Representatives Subcommittee on Aviation – see the full text of his prepared remarks below. Congressman Rick Larsen...

Alaska's frontline employees

A forecasted more than 2,300 frontline jobs will be up for grabs at Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air throughout 2017. The growing airlines are looking for candidates to fill hundreds of...

Family at Pensacola Beach

Finding out your child is in the hospital is terrifying, especially if you get the news while you’re in the air, aboard a flight headed in the opposite direction. Jason Carlton,...

people boarding a flight

When you arrive at the airport for a flight, you probably have your routine down. To get to your gate with time to spare, you should be arriving two to three...

Photo courtesy of UNCF Dureti Jamal always knew she wanted to go to college. She just didn’t know how to get there. As a first-generation college applicant, she didn’t know how to...

Last year was a big year for Alaska Mileage Plan members. While the airline was busy adding new benefits, members were literally flying around the world. Over the course of 12...

Sara Zaki used to think she’d like to be a doctor when she grows up. That was before she spent three formative middle school years as a Michael P. Anderson Memorial...

Being on a plane can be stressful for a lot of people. But for children with autism, it can be an especially overwhelming and even frightening. Alaska Airlines helped make the...