Alaska Airlines Blog


If you’ve been to the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., you know how spectacular it is – a place filled with history and exhibits that inspire, educate and entertain. That’s why Alaska Airlines is donating $1.5 million in support of the “America by Air” gallery, part of the overall remodeling of the museum’s flagship building. From large aircraft to smaller artifacts – such as uniforms, models and engines… Read More

Residing in Portland, Oregon, Jon Trend is a photographer with an eye for the undiscovered shot who uses the city as his natural backdrop. He just returned from an Instagram takeover in Washington, D.C. as part of Alaska’s Weekend Wanderer series. For more Weekend Wanderer posts, make sure you’re following Alaska Airlines on Instagram. Exploring Washington D.C. was nothing like I had expected it to be. The rich history and beautiful architecture were… Read More


The District of Columbia – it’s a city of history, culture and fabulous dining. There’s so much to do that a first-time visitor might not know where to start. For help, we turned to Ginny Carruthers, Alaska’s District of Columbia-based director of government affairs. She’s been with Alaska for 27 years, the past 10 of which have been in the District, and offers these insider tips to Washington D.C. Why do you… Read More