Established in 1932, Alaska Airlines is based in Seattle, Washington, USA. It is a major airline carrier and has a sister airline named Horizon Air, which is a part of Alaska Air Group. Alaska Airline has the highest customer satisfaction for nine consecutive years. The airline has secondary hubs in Los Angeles, Portland, and Anchorage. The airline plays an important role of transportation in Alaska and is not a member of any major alliance.
Alaska Airline enjoys a fleet size of 155 having aircraft from Boeing family. There are some exceptions like Embraer 175, Bombardier Q400 and CRJ700. In 1997, the airline was the first to use Boeing 737-900 and has 12 aircraft of the same. The 737-900ER is the latest addition to the family which operates on long-haul destinations. The airline placed an order for 50 new aircraft which is the largest in the history of the airline. In 2014, the airline further ordered 10 Boeing 737-900ER. These will replace the Boeing 737-400 which will retire in 2017.
The airline currently caters to 104 destinations both domestically and internationally. It has 92 destinations in USA, Canada, Costa Rica, and Mexico. The airline started catering to the Russian cities but stopped in 1998 after the Russian financial crisis. The airline has codeshare agreements with several airlines. Since 2008, the airline has been a part of Oneworld Global Explorer fares.
The Business class passengers enjoy complimentary meals and a variety of beverages. Every seat has their own personal entertainment section having films, TV shows, songs and so much more. Alaska Airline also provides free Wi-Fi access. Besides these, the passengers can enjoy access to lounge area at the airport. The passengers also get priority check-in and baggage claim at the destination airport. The passengers can also earn mileage plan points.
The passengers will always be greeted with a friendly crew across the flight. The seats come with power outlets at every seat. The meals provided on-board are inspired by Tom-Douglas. The in-flight entertainment also provides streaming on the passenger’s device. The travellers can also rent the flight’s entertainment tablet to enjoy movies and shows.
Online booking and Check In
The passengers can do the online check-in 24 hours before departure and print the boarding pass. If anyone has only hang luggage they can proceed to the security check. If not, the passengers will have to stop at the drop-in counter at the airport. Explore more about the airline and book the tickets online at Musafir.