By Abe Kislevitz Last week I got the chance to escape sunny San Diego for a weekend, and get thrown straight into winter! My friend and fellow content creator Chris Rogers accompanied me as we explored Steamboat Springs, Colorado for three days in partnership with Alaska Airlines. They run a social media campaign called #WeekendWanderer where they’ll send you somewhere for a weekend to explore and document your travels! When you only… Read More
When winter weather is forecast, preparation is essential for Alaska Airlines, Horizon Air and Virgin America– especially when it comes to the potential for light snow and ice in Seattle and Portland, which are primary hubs. Whenever conditions get too cold and moisture is present, there’s a chance frost or snow can accumulate on aircraft surfaces. When this happens, a plane needs to be deiced so its surfaces can be clean and… Read More
Wintry weather is expected to continue with forecasts showing snow beginning early Sunday morning and continuing through midday. In anticipation of this weather event, Alaska Airlines has canceled 25 flights in and out of Seattle between 6 a.m. and noon Sunday, Nov. 5.
11 a.m. Jan. 9 update Wintry weather is continuing to create travel issues in Portland today. As of 11 a.m., Horizon Air has canceled 24 flights into and out of the airport due to icy conditions. There were also three cancellations into and out of Eugene and five cancellations into and out of Redmond, Oregon. The weather has continued to evolve since Sunday with freezing rain in each of these cities. Deicing of… Read More
7 p.m. update A total of 36 flights were canceled as a result of this morning’s snow and ice. No further cancellations are anticipated, however many flights continue to experience delays. Customers with travel planned today and tomorrow are encouraged to check the status of their flights at alaskaair.com before heading to the airport.