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Alaska Airlines

This major American airline was established in 1932, initially operating from Anchorage, Alaska. It went through several mergers and changed its name a few times to officially become Alaska Airlines in 1944. In 1960s, it merged with Alaska Coastal-Ellis and Cordova airlines, then with Horizon Air and Jet America 1987. In 2016, it acquired Virgin America to strengthen the presence of the airline in California and the West Coast. Alaska Airlines was the first carrier in North America to introduce ticket sales via Internet and first in the world to enable carrying out check in and printing boarding passes online. It operates flights to more than a hundred destinations located in: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, Canada, Costa Rica, Mexico. It has been named 2019 Best Mid-Size Airline in North America by TripAdvisor.com; 2019 Best U.S. Airline by KAYAK users in all six airline categories including best boarding, best comfort, best crew, best entertainment and best food; 2019 Best U.S. Airline by Money Magazine for the second year in a row; Most fuel efficient U.S. airline 2010-2017 among all 13 major U.S. airlines by the International Council on Clean Transportation; No. 1 Green Airline and the Favorite North American airline for 2018 by TrazeeTravel.com, to name just a few of the distinctions.

When does Alaska Airlines have promotions?

Alaska Airline posts and updates flight deals on a regular basis. They are available on the carrier’s website and sell very quickly. To find a flight with Alaska Airlines at an attractive price, it is best to follow the carrier’s website.

Alaska Airlines luggage size and weight

All passengers can take on board one carry-on bag as well as one smaller item, such as a purse, briefcase or computer bag. The carry-on may not exceed 24 inches (61 cm) x 17 inches (43 cm) x 10 inches (25 cm). A charge for checked baggage is $30 for the first bag, $40 for the second bag, and $100 for every additional bag. Checked baggage may weigh up to 50 lbs and have a maximum dimension of 62". Oversized or overweight baggage will be subject to a $100 fee. No piece of baggage may exceed 100 pounds and/or exceed 115". Strollers, car seats, mobility aids and medical assistive devices are exempt from baggage charges. One packaged box of pineapples for domestic flights from Honolulu, Kona, Maui, or Kauai and one case of wine when traveling from selected airports within the United States do not count toward checked baggage allowance either, however the latter only applies to Mileage Plan members.

What planes does Alaska Airlines have in its fleet?

The Alaska Airlines’ fleet consists of a total of 333 aircraft, including 166 Boeing 737, 71 Airbus A320, 35 Bombardier Q400, and 58 Embraer 175 jets. Cargo fleet is made up of three Boeing 737-700 aircraft. After lease contracts expire, the airline plans to return to all-Boeing 737 mainline fleet.