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Cougs or Dawgs? Alaska Airlines unveils new aircraft in honor of Washington State University and the University of Washington 

We’re taking college pride to new heights with two special aircraft dedicated to Washington State University and the University of Washington, just in time to kick off football season and the start of fall semester. Watch the skies as the “Go Cougs” aircraft takes flight tomorrow, Sept. 23. Our “Go Dawgs” special UW-themed aircraft will take flight on Oct. 3.

Support local businesses as Maui recovers  

If you’ve traveled with us to Maui before, you know local businesses are the heartbeat of the community and part of what makes Maui so special. If you’re interested in supporting the Maui community through recovery—including travel—hear from some local Maui businesses who are ready to welcome you and ways you can help support the island.

Alaska Airlines sends rescue flights & wildfire relief to help people on Maui  

Alaska is closely monitoring the devastating impacts from the Maui wildfires and continues to operate eight daily departures from the island. We are offering a flexible travel policy if you would like to change or cancel your flight.  Other areas of Maui (including Kahului, Wailuku, Kīhei, Wailea, Mākena and Hāna) remain open — as well as the other Hawaiian Islands, like Kaua‘i, O‘ahu and Hawai‘i Island — and are ready to welcome visitors who are traveling to the Islands with care and respect.