Alaska Airlines Blog

As an officer and Black Hawk pilot in the U.S. Army, Constance von Muehlen commanded an Apache Air Cavalry Troop. Today she leads the Horizon Air team as Chief Operating Officer....

Flying Boeing 737 Next Generation aircraft in the Last Frontier has its challenges: inclement weather, remote locations, the occasional seal or caribou occupying the runway. But with over 86 years of flying experience,...

When RAINN, the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization, partnered with us to host new trainings this summer, they’d never worked with an airline before. Sunitha Menon, who leads RAINN’s consulting work...

UPDATE 1/22/19: We’re postponing our scheduled start of service from Paine Field until March 4, 2019. Our latest post has all the details. ORIGINAL POST 11/8/18: When we announced we’d be flying...

By Brad Tilden, CEO Chances are, if you’ve flown through Seattle, you’ve seen and may even know Kennie Luu. He’s the guy with a smile a mile wide. If you need...

Lightening the load after climbing accident A group of experienced climbers were about 1,500 feet up Hayes Glacier in the Eastern Alaska Range when a boulder about two feet in diameter...

We’re investing in our airport lounges as part of a multi-year commitment to refresh and expand our portfolio. Here’s a preview of what’s coming to an Alaska Lounge near you. What’s...

Some arrive in wheelchairs. Others are aided by walkers or canes. Some come on the arm of a guardian. Alaska Airlines has flown more than 2,000 veterans on 46 Honor Flights...

For a second year in a row, we’ve been ranked No. 1 for North American aviation on the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI). We also received top scores for corporate...

With more than 1,200 flights transporting more than 130,000 passengers every day, we are conscious of our environmental footprint. We’re always looking for ways to reduce the burden we place on...