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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...

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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...

Astronaut Michael Barratt chats with participants in the Michael P. Anderson Memorial Aerospace Program's day-long event at the Museum of Flight in Seattle, Wash. on Feb. 4, 2017. Funded in part by Alaska Airlines, the program enables underserved children in grades 6-8 to learn about careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics and participate in the museumÕs educational flight and aerospace programs.

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...

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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...

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Whether you’re snorkeling at Hanauma Bay on Oahu, crossing the Brooklyn Bridge or flying by Mount Rainier on a sunny day, Instagram allows you to share photos and videos of all...

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There are the normal things co-workers do to show caring for each other – covering a shift when there’s a family emergency, delivering soup to a colleague with a cold, bringing...

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With the merger of Alaska Airlines and Virgin America complete, two award-winning airlines are joining forces to provide a great customer experience. This week, Virgin America Elevate members are being invited...

An Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-800 painted with the airline's new tail logo and livery Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. This month, Alaska Airlines revealed the most substantial updates to its brand in a quarter century. Beginning Jan. 25, Alaska fliers will see the visual updates in new signage at the airport, an all-new airplane paint job, a refreshed website and mobile app, and more.

For the fourth year in a row, The Wall Street Journal ranked Alaska Airlines No. 1 among the nine largest U.S. carriers in its 2016 Airline Scorecard. Aside from taking the...

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When Alaska Airlines began service to Havana on Jan. 5, it wasn’t the first time the airline had flown to Cuba. In the early 1970s, Alaska flew U.S. Military Airlift Command...