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Alaska Airlines begins flights between Fairbanks and Portland

SEATTLE, Wash. - Alaska Airlines has inaugurated seasonal nonstop service between Fairbanks, Alaska, and Portland, Ore.

Alaska Airlines launches San Diego-Kauai service

SEATTLE, Wash. - Alaska Airlines inaugurates nonstop service today between San Diego and Lihue, Kauai. The flight operates daily through Aug. 26, and then will operate four days a week.

Alaska’s pilots reach a tentative agreement on a new contract

The pilots of Alaska Airlines, represented by the Airline Pilots Association International, have reached a Tentative Agreement (TA) with Alaska’s Management for a new, 5-year contract.

Alaska Airlines Flight Attendants file for mediation

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Alaska Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today filed for mediation with the National Mediation Board (NMB).

Alaska Airlines upgrading its aircraft with new seats and power outlets

SEATTLE, Wash. - Travelers flying on Alaska Airlines starting this fall will enjoy new aircraft seats that feature a personal space-enhancing design and are equipped with power outlets.

Alaska Airlines wins on-time performance award three years in a row

SEATTLE, Wash. - FlightStats.com has named Alaska Airlines the No. 1 on-time major carrier in North America for the third year in a row. Alaska's average on-time rate for 2012 was 87.26.

Alaska Airlines to add summer service between Fairbanks and Portland

SEATTLE, Wash. - Alaska Airlines will add a nonstop, daily flight between Fairbanks, Alaska, and Portland, Ore., starting June 9 through September 2, 2013.

Alaska Airlines flight diverted after captain loses consciousness mid-flight

An Alaska Airlines flight was diverted to Portland, Oregon, after the captain lost consciousness and the first officer was forced to take over, an airline spokesman said.

Alaska Airlines opening flight attendant base in San Diego

SEATTLE, Wash. - Alaska Airlines will open a flight attendant base in San Diego on April 1.

Alaska Airlines adds new Boeing 737-900ER to its fleet

SEATTLE, Wash. - Alaska Airlines today introduced its first 737-900ER, which carries more passengers, flies farther and is the most fuel-efficient aircraft the carrier operates.

Alaska Airlines announces twice-daily service between Seattle and Salt Lake City

SEATTLE, Wash. - Alaska Airlines today announced new twice-daily service between Seattle and Salt Lake City. Year-round flights to the "Crossroads of the West" are scheduled to begin April 4, 2013.

Alaska Airlines names judges for Hawaii contest

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Alaska Airlines, in partnership with the Hawaii State Department of Education and the Hawaii Association of Independent Schools, has appointed a 10-member judging panel for its stat

Alaska Airlines expands nonstop Anchorage-Los Angeles service

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Alaska Airlines today announced it will expand its Anchorage-Los Angeles service starting April 8, 2013, a route the carrier has flown during the summer for several years.

Alaska Airlines launches nonstop service between San Diego and Orlando

SEATTLE, Wash. - Alaska Airlines today launched nonstop service between Orlando, Fla., and San Diego. The carrier will fly between the two cities five times a week.

Alaska Airlines orders 50 Boeing aircraft

SEATTLE, Wash. - Alaska Airlines today announced an order for 50 Boeing aircraft, including the 737 MAX—the new engine variant of the world's best-selling airliner.

Alaska Airlines flights delayed nationwide

Alaska Airlines is experiencing a system-wide software outage that is affecting check-in, flight operations, and reservations.

Alaska Airlines inaugurates daily service between Seattle and San Antonio

SEATTLE, Wash. - Alaska Airlines is launching daily nonstop flights between Seattle and San Antonio, Texas, today.

Alaska Airlines launches mobile booking site

SEATTLE, Wash. - Travel on Alaska Airlines got easier for smart phone users today with the launch of mobile booking, which allows customers to buy tickets from any mobile device.

Alaska Airlines inaugurates daily service between Portland and Washington

SEATTLE, Wash. - Alaska Airlines and the Port of Portland today inaugurated new nonstop service between Portland, Ore., and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Washington. D.C.

Alaska Air: Note on damaged wing “not best way to report...

It's not the kind of view you want from the window seat: a damaged wing flap with a handwritten note on it saying "we know about this," with an arrow pointing to the area in question.

Alaska Airlines launches daily Seattle-Fort Lauderdale service

SEATTLE, Wash. - Alaska Airlines today launched new daily nonstop service between Seattle and Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Alaska Airlines adds Bellingham-Maui seasonal service

SEATTLE, Wash. - Northwest residents from Vancouver, British Columbia, to Seattle will have more options to escape the rain starting Nov.

Alaska Airlines ranks highest in traditional network carrier satisfaction rankings

SEATTLE, Wash. - Alaska Airlines ranked highest in airline customer satisfaction among traditional network carriers for the fifth consecutive year by J.D.

Alaska Air adds seasonal service between Anchorage and Kona, Hawaii

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Alaska residents will have convenient access to some of Hawaii's best snorkeling and the world-famous Kilauea volcano starting Nov.

Alaska Airlines launches Portland-Washington DC service

SEATTLE, Wash. - Alaska Airlines announced today that it will start service between Portland, Ore., and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Washington, D.C., on Aug.