A message from Alaska Airlines CEO Ben Minicucci: Getting back on track

CEO Ben Minicucci apologizes for recent operational impacts and shares how we’re getting back to being the airline you know and trust. To hear why this happened and the actions we’re taking to make it right, please watch this two-minute video message.

International arriving gets a world-class upgrade at Alaska’s hometown airport in Seattle 

Behold Seattle’s new, state-of-the-art International Arrivals Facility — a faster, modernized, more efficient way to arrive back into the Pacific Northwest from around the world. 

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

The need for the next generation of pilots is greater than ever. Alaska and Horizon expect to hire more than 900 pilots by the end of 2022, including Austen Pyle who was inspired to become a pilot after Alaska’s Aviation Day in 2015. Ready to join our award-winning crew? Explore our career pathways.

Alaska’s new Star Wars-themed aircraft celebrates adventures to “Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge” at Disneyland Resort

Alaska Airlines joined forces with Disneyland Resort today, May the Fourth, to unveil a new, one-of-its-kind Star Wars-themed aircraft that even Chewbacca would be proud of!

One-year countdown begins for REAL ID enforcement. Make sure your ID is ready to fly by May 3, 2023!

Starting May 3, 2023, every air traveler 18 years of age and older will need a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license, state-issued enhanced driver’s license, or another acceptable form to fly within the United States.

Show your Star Wars spirit on Alaska Airlines and board early this ‘May the Fourth’ 

May you have Star Wars gear to wear on May 4 when you fly Alaska because any guests repping a Galaxy Far, Far Away that day will get early boarding!


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

Alaska pilots are inspiring the next generation of flying in Compton 


Together, 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 

Popular Alaska Lounges are getting a refreshing new look & more elbow room


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.

Earth Month: 5 ways you can join Alaska Airlines in caring for the planet

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

What to know before you go.

Hawaii travel requirements have eased. Book now.

Testing may be required for international travel. See testing options.

Maintaining the highest standard of safety. Learn about Next-Level Care.

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