The Only Airline That’s Still Blocking Middle Seats

Since the start of the pandemic, some airlines adopted policies limiting the number of passengers allowed onboard—including blocking middle seats. Unfortunately, all but one of these airlines have rolled back these policies since the beginning of December. To help you keep track, we’ve compiled all of the airlines that ever blocked middle seats and the current timelines for when this flyer-friendly policy will ending.

Alaska Airlines Delays Joining Oneworld Alliance to 2021

Alaska originally planned to join Oneworld in 2021. However, airline executives said in July that Alaska was accelerating the timeline to join by the end of 2020. Now, once again, the date that Alaska Airlines plans to join the Oneworld alliance has changed. Here’s the new timeline and what it means for Alaska elites and Mileage Plan miles collectors.

Alaska Airlines Plans to Join the Oneworld Alliance by the End of 2020

In February 2020, Alaska announced its intentions to join the Oneworld alliance in summer of 2021. But, that timeline just got significantly shorter. On a recent webinar, Alaska Airlines’ CEO Brad Tilton said that Alaska may join the Oneworld Alliance by the end of 2020. Here’s what that means for Alaska, American, and Oneworld travelers.

Alaska Offering Bonus Elite Miles for Credit Card Spending and Flying

Alaska currently has three new deals for travelers hoping to earn elite status faster and score bonus miles. You can earn 10,000 elite-qualifying miles on credit card spending, 3,000 bonus miles from restaurant purchases, and 50% bonus elite-qualifying miles on Alaska flights. These offers make it enticing to switch spending to an Alaska credit card and switch flying to Alaska.

Ultimate Guide to Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan

With highly valuable miles, a strong elite program, and unique partnerships with global airlines, Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan is one of the best U.S. airline loyalty programs. Here we provide a complete guide to Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan, including how to earn and redeem miles, the ins and outs of elite status, and the best Alaska Mileage Plan redemption options.

Alaska & American Buy Miles Bonuses for February 2020

Alaska Mileage Plan and American AAdvantage are both offering a limited-time bonus when you buy miles. Both deals are a significant improvement over the normal prices, but should you buy? The answer (and which deal is better) depends on your travel plans. Here’s our breakdown of the two offers.

Up to 50% off Fiji Airways Awards With Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines has announced a partner award flash sale, with a discount of up to 50% on awards from the US and Hawaii to Australia, New Zealand, and the south pacific with Fiji Airways. The promotion applies to awards in economy and business class and must be booked by February 29, 2020.