Alaska Airlines Blog

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...

Temple Grandin, a well-known advocate for people on the autism spectrum, says children have to experience different things in order to develop. “A child’s not going to find out he likes...

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...

Hundreds of middle schoolers screamed in delight last Friday when Kevin Durant’s 6-foot 9-inch frame emerged onstage at Willie Brown Middle School in San Francisco. In partnership with Alaska Airlines, the...

Forget what the playbook says: tailgating starts at the gate. Seattle football fans flying to the regular season opener in Denver are in for a treat this Friday. Gate C9 at...

Pearl Jam is home for the first time in five years. To say Seattleites are excited is an understatement. The Rock & Roll Hall of Famers are playing two sold-out concerts...

When Kevin Durant traveled to basketball tournaments in high school, everyone piled in a van. There was no smoothie bar, sneaker-lacing station or All-Star guest appearances. And definitely no airplanes. “Playing...

Alaska Airlines and its employees are joining with Western Washington to cheer on athletes now in the Seattle area for the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games. Underway today and tomorrow, July...

When a guest who is blind and deaf traveled on an Alaska Airlines flight alone this week, a number of other guests, the flight crew and a very special 15-year-old girl...