Alaska Airlines Blog

4 p.m., Dec. 14, 2016 update: Photos and b-roll of the Dec. 14 press conference in San Francisco are available for download at the bottom of this post. Bacon on a...

culture champions

When Alaska Airlines and Virgin America announced plans to merge earlier this year, one of the biggest questions was how the two airlines would blend their distinct cultures. “Culture has been...

The process of merging two beloved airlines known for innovation and customer service just moved one step closer to completion. Today, the Department of Justice cleared Alaska Air Group’s acquisition of...

photo of french fries with ranch and ketchup dipping sauces

Oh French Fries, how do I love thee, let me count the ways. From shoestring, curly, garlic, waffle, sweet, crinkle-cut and tots, there is a fry for everyone. Considered by some...

Photo of child in Virgin America flight deck with Captain

Over the past three years, we’ve been proud to serve as the Official Airline of Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area and fly hundreds of children and their families across the country to help fulfill...

Photo illustration of a Virgin America cabin with Halloween characters on board.

As you know, we’re always looking for ways to make fun flying again but sometimes the best ideas come from our guests. As trick or treaters took to the streets of...

Photo of Virgin America plane named 'Spotifly'

Today we’re feeling a bit nostalgic and throwin’ it back to that time we flew on one of our newest aircraft, SpotiFLY, from Los Angeles to the Windy City to kickoff Lollapalooza and...

Photo of iphone with black screen and white Virgin America logo displayed on screen.

In 2014, we made the process of booking flights easier –and fun – with the launch of the new virginamerica.com. Our fresh, award-winning site was the first responsive design airline website in...

Photo of people taking selfies with Virgin America snapchat filter - features a plane window withe the Virgin America logo.

As part of our mission to make flying fun again, Virgin America has today become the first airline to run always-on brand Snapchat GeoFilters over its airport terminals  (SFO, LAX, SEA,...

On April 4, 2016, Alaska Airlines and Virgin America announced their intention to merge, forming the West Coast’s premier airline. Since the announcement, many customers have had questions about the future...