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Japan Airlines and Alaska Airlines expand codeshare network

Alaska Airlines and Japan Airlines (JAL) are expanding their partnership with additional codeshare flights that include former Virgin America routes, such as San Francisco to Boston, to Denver and to Newark. Japan Airlines will start selling tickets for the new codeshare flights on Feb. 6 for travel after May 20, 2018. “Travelers will now enjoy…

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Earn miles every day to get closer to your next award

It’s possible to earn miles from lots of everyday activities — not just when flying with Alaska Airlines or Alaska Global Partners. In fact, these alternative methods are how my wife and I earn the majority of our miles each year. Our strategy for booking upgrades and award tickets depends on earning lots of miles…