About Alaska Airlines
Alaska Airlines is a major American airline headquartered in SeaTac, Washington, within the Seattle metropolitan area. It is the fifth largest airline in the United States when measured by fleet size, scheduled passengers carried, and the number of destinations served. Alaska, together with its regional partners Horizon Air and SkyWest Airlines, operate a large domestic route network, primarily focused on connecting from the Pacific Northwest and Alaska to over one hundred destinations in the contiguous United States, Hawaii, Canada, Costa Rica, and Mexico.
Alaska Airlines In-Flight Amenities
- Meals and beverages
- In-flight entertainment
- In-flight internet access
Alaska Airlines Classes of Service
First Class is available on all mainline aircraft and jet regional aircraft. First Class features priority boarding, and complementary hot meals, alcoholic beverages, towel service, and snacks. Seating is in a 2-2 configuration featuring recliner style seats
Premium Class is available on all mainline aircraft and all jet regional aircraft. It is located in the first few rows of the economy cabin and features 35" of seat pitch, four more inches in Alaska's than Main Cabin. Passengers receive priority boarding, complimentary premium snacks, and complimentary alcoholic beverages. Additional fresh food can be purchased. Premium Class seating can be either purchased during booking or given through complimentary upgrades for elite fliers in Alaska's Mileage Plan loyalty program.
Main Cabin is Alaska's economy class offering. Main Cabin passengers receive complimentary snacks and non-alcoholic drinks. Fresh meals, alcoholic beverages, and additional snacks are also available for purchase. On mainline aircraft, every seat in Main Cabin offers USB and power outlets.
Alaska Airlines Web Check-In
Online Check-in facility is available in Alaska Airlines from 24 hours to 45 minutes before the flight departure. By check-in online the boarding pass can be obtained from the comfort of home or anywhere leading to a hassle free, time saving check in process.
Alaska Airlines Hubs
The airline operates out of five hubs, with its primary hub being at Seattle–Tacoma International Airport. Alaska Airlines is a member of Oneworld alliance, the third largest airline alliance in the world. As of 2020, the airline employs over 16,000 people and been ranked by J. D. Power and Associates as having the highest customer satisfaction of the traditional airlines for twelve consecutive years.
Alaska Airlines Most Popular Routes
Alaska's route system spans more than 115 destinations in the United States, Canada, Costa Rica, and Mexico. Some of the locations served in the carrier's namesake state include Anchorage, Adak, Barrow, Cordova, Fairbanks, Juneau, Ketchikan, Kodiak, Kotzebue, King Salmon, Nome, Prudhoe Bay, and Sitka, several of which are inaccessible by road. The airline began scheduled operations to the Russian Far East in 1991 following the breakup of the Soviet Union, but suspended the service in 1998 following the 1998 Russian financial crisis.