Alaska Airlines

Alaska Will Begin Flying Passengers from Paine Field Next Year

Alaska Will Begin Flying Passengers from Paine Field Next Year

Alaska Airlines has just announced a plan to begin commercial service out of Paine Field in Everett, Washington starting fall 2018. “As our region continues to grow at a record pace and Sea-Tac Airport nears capacity, the time is right,” said Alaska Airlines Chief Executive Brad Tilden. “Today’s news means less time stuck in traffic […]

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First Bag Free with Alaska Airlines

First Bag Free with Alaska Airlines

In a time when airlines are cutting back their programs, Alaska Airlines is ramping up. During the month of January 2015, Mileage Plan members and their traveling companions will receive one free checked bag on qualifying reservations! The offer includes Alaska Airlines classic Baggage Service Guarantee. If your bag is not at baggage claim within […]

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Alaska Airlines Granola

Alaska Airlines Granola

Those of you lucky enough to fly an Alaska Airlines First Class morning flight have had a chance to try their delicious granola.  Not too sweet, with just the right amount of crunch.  Many have been in search of the recipe and now Alaska Airlines tells us how it’s made. Alaska Airlines Granola Makes approximately […]

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More Overhead Space to Arrive on Alaska Airlines flights

More Overhead Space to Arrive on Alaska Airlines flights

Seattle’s Alaska Airlines and Boeing are working to make overhead storage easier for travelers. Alaska Airlines will be the first airline to receive Boeing’s new 737 Space Bins. The new overhead bins will hold a whopping 174 standard carryon bags, a 48% increase from the current 117. “Boeing listened to Alaska when developing its innovative […]

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Alaska Airlines Increases Their Check in Time

Alaska Airlines Increases Their Check in Time

Alaska Airlines is tightening their check in window.  At most domestic airports the check in time will change from 30 to 40 minutes prior to departure regardless if a bag is checked or not.*    International flights will continue to require check-in 60 minutes prior to departure.  Many travelers take advantage of checking in 24 hours […]

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Alaska Airlines Opens New Terminal 6 at LAX

Alaska Airlines Opens New Terminal 6 at LAX

March 20, 2012, Alaska Airlines opened the new Terminal 6 at LAX.  Expecting an enhanced customer experience, Alaska created a terminal with additional amenities, quicker check-in, a new LEED certified Board Room. To streamline your curb-to-gate time, Alaska added additional ticket kiosks and bag drops while an increased number of security checkpoint lines should get […]

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Pet Relief Areas

Pet Relief Areas

With over 30 million people traveling each year with their pets it’s difficult for the travel industry to ignore that Fido and Buttons need a place to stay and be comfortable too. In honor of our four legged loved ones, this week is pet week on the Stellar Travel blog. ————————————————————– Did you know, in […]

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Alaska Air modifies checked bag fees

Alaska Air modifies checked bag fees

Alaska Airlines announced new baggage fees today: For tickets purchased after May 1, 2010 for travel starting June 16, 2010 the following apply. Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air will charge $20 each for a passengers first three checked bags. This represents a $5 increase for the first checked bag, a $5 decrease for the second […]

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Airline News Briefs

Airline News Briefs

Alaska Airlines has begun charging $15 for the first checked bag. You previously were allowed 1 free bag. MVP and MVP Gold members are exempt. Southwest is having a 48 hours sale. No one way fare is greater than $90 (plus taxes). Travel September 9 – November 18, any day except Friday or Sunday. Purchase […]

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Alaska Airlines Business Travel Update

Alaska Airlines Business Travel Update

Double miles credit for Alaska Airlines MVP Gold members continues to be available through 6/30/09. There is still time to sign up and get double miles credits for June travel. New Alaska Airlines group travel policies make it easier to conduct business meetings in other cities, or travel with sports teams, etc. Stellar Travel corporate […]

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