Alaska Flights Now Bookable Online With British Airways Avios
With Alaska’s Oneworld membership now official, British Airways introduced the new ability to search and book Alaska award flights on its website. Now you no longer need to call a British Airways phone agent to search award availability and book Alaska flights with Avios.
Buy Alaska Miles With up to a 60% Bonus, Just 1.85 Cents per Mileage Plan Mile
Alaska launched its latest mileage sale, offering Mileage Plan members the chance to buy miles with up to a 60% bonus. Members who maximize this sale will have the ability to purchase Alaska Mileage Plan miles for 1.85¢ a piece—one of the better rates Alaska has offered.
Do Alaska Mileage Plan Miles Expire?
Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan is one of a few U.S.-based airlines that still lets miles expire. To keep your valuable Alaska miles from expiring, you need to have earning or redemption activity on your account at least once in a 24 month period. In this post, we will show you what qualifies and some tips for keeping your account active.
AAdvantage Elites Now Earn More Miles When Flying on Alaska
Good news AAdvantage elites: flying Alaska just got a lot more rewarding. As Alaska Airlines joined the Oneworld alliance this week, a small—but impactful—change was made to how AAdvantage elite members earn miles when flying on Alaska. Depending on the flight and your elite status, you might earn thousands of extra miles each flight thanks to this change.
Earn Up to 7,500 Bonus Points or Miles Through New Member Bonuses
New member bonuses are a great way to earn bonus points or miles when signing up for airline and hotel programs. Here’s a round-up of the hotel and airline membership programs currently giving bonuses for new members – including Hilton, Marriott, and Qatar.
Alaska Offers Limited-Time Status Match for Delta, Southwest, and United Elite Members
Alaska Mileage Plan is offering a special, limited-time status match program. Through April 15, 2021, members can match eligible Delta, Southwest, or United elite status to reciprocal Alaska status through 2021. That’s made all the more exciting by the fact that Mileage Plan elite status will also include Oneworld elite status starting March 31!
(Almost) All Alaska Lounges are Once Again Accessible to Priority Pass Members
If you’re a Priority Pass member, you can once again access all but one of Alaska’s lounges. This is good news for travelers flying through Los Angeles, New York JFK, Seattle, Portland, or Anchorage. Three of Alaska’s lounges left Priority Pass, but they’re all now back and ready to host you.
Ends Today: Alaska Offers a Free Flight to California Residents, Plus 30% Off California Flights
Act fast! Alaska Airlines is running two incredible promotions. California residents can sign up for a Mileage Plan account and receive a FREE round-trip flight within California for just the $15 taxes! Non-California residents: book a flight to or from California flown by Alaska Airlines and save 30% on the price! But don’t wait to act—both offers end today!
Everything You Need to Know About Alaska Airlines Joining Oneworld
In early 2020, Alaska Airlines shocked travelers by announcing plans to join Oneworld in 2021. After a few changes, we now have a firm date for the completion of the rollout: March 31, 2021. From new elite benefits to when you can redeem Alaska miles on Oneworld partners, here’s everything we currently know about this exciting development.
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 end.