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Alaska Airlines Promotion Offers Pairs of Travelers an Entire Row in Coach

Alaska Airlines Promotion Offers Pairs of Travelers an Entire Row in Coach

Alaska Airlines will offer passengers traveling together their own row with its latest promotion.
The airline’s “Get the Row with BOGO” promotion will give two people traveling together a complimentary third seat that would remain empty.
The move is aimed at those who want more personal distancing space amidst the coronavirus pandemic as well as more comfort.
The airline said it created the promotion to offer travelers “further peace of mind.”
The promotion available …

Alaska Air Follows Rivals, Eliminates Ticket Change Fees

Alaska Air Follows Rivals, Eliminates Ticket Change Fees

Alaska Airlines, the nation’s fifth largest carrier, announced it will permanently eliminate its standard $125 ticket change fee on all bookings except for its basic economy fares, known as “Saver” fares.
The move comes one day after American Airlines and Delta Air Lines followed United’s lead on Sunday in doing so, as carrier attempt to entice travelers to return to the skies amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
The change applies to all Alaska …

Alaska Airlines to Debut ‘Touch-Free’ Travel

Alaska Airlines to Debut ‘Touch-Free’ Travel

Alaska Airlines said it would introduce what it called “touch-free travel” for passengers that would be available from checking in to arrival at the desired destination.
The idea of touch-free travel would reduce the number of actual touch points a travel would encounter from check-in to bag drop to the in-flight experience, with an eye towards limiting the spread of the coronavirus.
The new tools include the ability to pre-order meals in …

Alaska Airlines to Block All Middle Seats on Flights

Alaska Airlines to Block All Middle Seats on Flights

Alaska Airlines said it would continue to block all middle seats on mainline flights and maintain reduced loads on regional flights through at least October 31, 2020 as the travel industry continues to struggle with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
The airline will also require all passengers over the age of two to wear face masks, with no exceptions.  The mask requirement is in effect at ticket counters, gate areas, …

Alaska Airlines to Require All Passengers to Wear Masks ‘With No Exceptions’

Alaska Airlines to Require All Passengers to Wear Masks ‘With No Exceptions’

Alaska Airlines modified its face mask policy to ensure that all passengers don masks on its flights.
“Effective Aug. 7, all Alaska guests age 2 and older will be required to wear a cloth mask or face covering over their nose and mouth – with no exceptions,” the airline said in a statement.
“Passengers who do not comply with the requirement will not be permitted to travel,” the airline said in a statement.
The …

Alaska Airlines Moves Forward with Plans to Join Oneworld Alliance

Alaska Airlines Moves Forward with Plans to Join Oneworld Alliance

Alaska Airlines, which announced plans to join the oneworld alliance at the start of the year, officially became a “oneworld member-elect” following an invitation from the alliance’s governing board.
The decision to join oneworld is part of a sweeping new alliance with current codeshare partner American Airlines, a founding member of oneworld.
“Oneworld will open up a tremendous international network for our business and leisure travellers when they’re ready to start flying …

Alaska Airlines to Introduce 7 New Routes from Los Angeles

Alaska Airlines to Introduce 7 New Routes from Los Angeles

Alaska Airlines announced it would add seven brand new routes from Los Angeles International Airport in the coming months.
The list of new routes includes non-stop service to Florida, Hawaii, Montana, and Oregon, including the airline’s first non-stop service to Southwest Florida Airport, which services Fort Myers and Naples.
Alaska will start service from LAX to Eugene, Oregon, and Medford, Oregon, Ocotber 1, followed by flights to Bozeman, Montana, Fort Myers, and …