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Alaska Airlines Unveils New Brand

Alaska Airlines Unveils New Brand

Alaska Airlines announced the unveiling of a major brand change, the first in 25 years. The new brand was introduced on a Boeing 737-800 at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
The airline’s iconic logo, the Eskimo, has been featured on the vertical stabilizer of Alaska Airlines planes since 1972. The new brand features the addition of tropical green and breeze blue around the Eskimo’s parka trim, which Alaska says is reminiscent of the …

American to Add More Flights and Gates at LAX

American to Add More Flights and Gates at LAX

American Airlines announced it will be adding over 20 new daily flights out of Los Angeles International Airport this year. In addition, the carrier said it is building two additional gates at the airport to accommodate the flights.
American will offer five daily flights to Seattle, as well as thrice-daily service to Portland, Oregon. The carrier will also operate twice daily service to Minneapolis, and daily service to New Orleans, Kansas …

Frontier to Launch 42 New Domestic Routes in 2016

Frontier to Launch 42 New Domestic Routes in 2016

Frontier Airlines announced it will begin 42 new routes to destinations throughout the United States this year. New flights are scheduled to begin as early as mid-April.
The carrier will offer two new routes from Austin, Texas, with flights to Orlando, Florida, and Philadelphia, as well as new service from Dallas/Fort Worth to Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Additional new routes from Milwaukee will include flights to Atlanta and Philadelphia.
The Denver-based airline will add …

Delta Plans Second Sky Club in Seattle

Delta Plans Second Sky Club in Seattle

Delta Air Lines announced plans to open a second Sky Club lounge at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in the summer of 2016.
The Atlanta-based airline has been making significant investments at Sea-Tac in the past few years.
The new Sky Club will span 21,000 square feet (1,950 square meters) and will be located between Concourses A and B. It will feature a contemporary décor with power outlets near every seat. Delta plans to …

Alaska Airlines Begins Seattle-Charleston Route

Alaska Airlines Begins Seattle-Charleston Route

Alaska Airlines announced the start of new service to Charleston, South Carolina from its hub at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The carrier will operate the route four days a week, on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.
Flights will depart Seattle at 8:25 a.m. and arrive at Charleston International Airport at 4:54 p.m. From Charleston, flights are scheduled to depart at 5:55 p.m. and arrive back in Seattle at 9:10 p.m.
Alaska will operate …

Emirates, Alaska Plan Codeshare

Emirates, Alaska Plan Codeshare

Emirates Airline and Alaska Airlines announced a new codeshare and partnership agreement.
The Dubai-based carrier plans to market as many as 300 Alaska Airlines flights under its code, once it receives government approval. The agreement also calls for reciprocal lounge access for passengers from both airlines, and a more seamless ticketing, check-in, and boarding experience.
Members of the airlines’ frequent flyer programs with elite status will also get priority boarding and check-in.
Emirates’ two …

Delta to Begin Seattle-Orange County Route

Delta to Begin Seattle-Orange County Route

Delta Air Lines announce that it plans to launch new service from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to Orange County, California on May 1, 2016. The carrier will operate the service four times a week, using Embraer E175 aircraft.
Flights will depart Seattle at 7:45 a.m., 11:05 a.m., 2:45 p.m., and 6:20 p.m., and arrive at John Wayne Airport in Orange County at 10:37 a.m., 1:59 p.m., 5:30 p.m., and 9:04 p.m., respectively. …