Airline employees quickly organize a ‘welcome home’ celebration for a hero missing for 78 years—with 24-hour notice

More than seven decades ago, a young military pilot left his hometown of Spokane, Washington for the battlefront in Europe. Last week, his remains arrived home to his final resting place, thanks to Alaska and Horizon Air employees, who made it happen in less than 24 hours. 

For this baby bear, our Alaska Air Cargo service was just right

An orphaned brown bear cub found wandering alone on a military base outside Anchorage is settling in at Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo after flying to her new home in the special care of Alaska Air Cargo.

Alaska Airlines cooks up new vegan & plant-based options for travelers seeking fresh, healthy options 

Veg out on our flights this summer 🥗☀️ with our new vegan salad & other gluten friendly meals & plant-based options!

Seeing double: Identical twin brothers fulfill pilot dreams at Alaska Airlines

Are you doing a double take? Us too! When Alan was hired as a first officer, he joined his identical twin brother in the flight deck – making them the first identical twin pilots at Alaska.

Alaska Airlines becomes first U.S. airline to launch electronic bag tag program

Electronic bag tags will allow guests to skip the step of printing traditional bag tags at the airport. Travelers will be able to activate the devices from anywhere—their home, office or even car—up to 24-hours before their flight through our mobile app.

Alaska Airlines, Microsoft and Twelve partner to advance new form of sustainable aviation fuel 

Today we announced a new partnership with Microsoft & Twelve with the goal of advancing sustainable aviation fuel using Twelve’s E-Jet®—a low carbon jet fuel produced from recaptured CO2, water & renewable energy.

People

Our people and loyal guests are the reason our airline flies high above the rest. We are committed to creating a culture of belonging, where all our employees and guests feel safe, respected, valued and empowered.

Alaska named one of the friendliest airlines in the skies and a best place to work

Want to fly? How to become a pilot with Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air

Places

Alaska and our regional partners serve more than 120 destinations across the United States, Belize, Canada, Costa Rica and Mexico. With oneworld, our guests can also earn and redeem miles on more than 20 airlines to more than 1,000 destinations around the world. 

How travel brought me & my family closer to Black History 

Paradise found! Alaska Airlines and Air Tahiti Nui announce new partnership

Planet

Keeping our planet healthy through sustainable practices and caring about climate change has led us to set bolder carbon goals, seek to change the market for sustainable fuels and lead the industry in waste reduction and recycling.

Boxed Water and paper cups are in, 1.8M pounds of plastics are out: Alaska’s inflight service just got better for the planet

Alaska Airlines’ sustainability report champions climate action, social impact, commitment to people and greener travel

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