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Alaska Airlines Adds Seattle-Philadelphia Route

Alaska Airlines Adds Seattle-Philadelphia Route

Alaska Airlines has added daily, nonstop service between Philadelphia International Airport and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
The eastbound flight will leave Seattle at 8:35 am and arrive in Philadelphia at 4:55 pm. The return flight will depart Philadelphia at 5:55pm and arrive in Seattle at 9:10pm.
The Seattle-Philadelphia route will be operated aboard Boeing 737-800 aircraft, which offer 16 first class and 141 main cabin seats.
To promote the new route, Alaska Airlines is …

Frequent Flyer Program Award Redemption Satisfaction Survey

Frequent Flyer Program Award Redemption Satisfaction Survey

Frequent Business Traveler and FlyerTalk.com want to know how satisfied you are with the frequent flyer programs that you are a member of.
Please rate your experiences with one or more of the following Frequent Flyer Programs based on your actual usage of the program within the past 12 months below on this page.  Your rating should be based on your own personal satisfaction with award redemption within the program and …

Alaska Airlines to Launch Reagan National-Portland Route

Alaska Airlines to Launch Reagan National-Portland Route

Alaska Airlines has announced it will add new daily nonstop service between Portland International Airport and Ronald Reagan National Airport in D.C., following Department of Transportation (DOT) approval.
The airline credits the approval to the 13,000 letters sent to DOT in support of the carrier’s new route.
Tickets for the new flights will go on sale after the carrier finalizes a schedule with the FAA, and is expected to begin by September …

Alaska Airlines to Install Seats With More Legroom

Alaska Airlines to Install Seats With More Legroom

Alaska Airlines announced that new seats with more legroom will be coming to the carrier’s fleet of Boeing 737-900ER aircraft starting this fall. The installation will take approximately two years.
The seats are being supplied by Recaro Aircraft Seating and Alaska Airlines will be the company’s North American launch customer.
The new seats will have a slimmer seatback and bottom, and their literature pockets with be located above the tray table, freeing …

Last Chance to Vote for Your Favorite Airlines, Hotels, and Airports

Last Chance to Vote for Your Favorite Airlines, Hotels, and Airports

If you’ve been waiting to vote, wait no longer.  Vote today for your favorite airline, hotel, airport, or credit card loyalty program.  Balloting for the 2012 Frequent Business Traveler GlobeRunner Awards is almost over but you still have an opportunity to give praise where it’s due.  You will also have a chance to win a Tumi Alpha T-Pass Organizer Brief and historic airline memorabilia at the end of the balloting.
This …

What Are Your Favorite Hotels and Airlines?

What Are Your Favorite Hotels and Airlines?

There was that elegant hotel in Italy with the concierge who got those last-minute front-row tickets.  The fantastic service and the lie-flat beds on the flight to Tokyo that allowed you to arrive fresh for that important meeting.  The wonderful meal at that chic downtown hotel in New York City that helped you seal the deal.  A fantastic room-service breakfast to start the day off right.
Everyone has favorites, and the …

Alaska Airlines Adds Flights to Honolulu From Oakland And San Jose

Alaska Airlines Adds Flights to Honolulu From Oakland And San Jose

Alaska Airlines has added daily nonstop service from Oakland and San Jose, California to Honolulu, Hawaii.  Honolulu joins Kauai, Maui, and Kona as Alaska Airlines’ Hawaiian destinations from the mainland two cities.
The daily flight from Oakland to Honolulu departs at 9:20 am and arrives at 11:45 am local time. The return flight departs at 2:05 pm and arrives at 10:05 pm.
The San Jose to Honolulu flight departs at 9:50 am …