Alaska Airlines Longacres Training Facility

A new future for Alaska Airlines’ employees and their careers begins with the purchase of a facility that will become home to the airline’s world-class training programs. The new training hub will enhance the training experience for flight attendants, pilots, customer service agents and more, as well as centralize operations into one facility.

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Alaska Airlines Premium Class

Premium Class is just one of the many premium products and services we offer to our guests, including our best-in-class lounges, the freshest West Coast food and beverage line-up and our award-winning Mileage Plan program with the fastest path to elite status.

Alaska Airlines Main Cabin Hot Meals

We’re elevating our premium onboard menu with the return of hot meals to our inflight retail menu in the Main Cabin. Fueled by our industry leading pre-order program, our inflight menu continues to offer more choices than any other U.S. airline.

Photos by Ingrid Barrentine, Alaska Airlines

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Salmon People Aircraft

Growing up near the shores of Juneau, Alaska—the only capital city in America that can’t be reached by road—Native artist Crystal Worl was used to seeing our aircraft fly over the mountains into her hometown. She dreamed of having her artwork displayed on a plane for years—and today, that dream became a reality. We’re honored to reveal Crystal’s latest masterpiece: X̱áat Ḵwáani (Salmon People).

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Photos by Ingrid Barrentine | Video by Alex Sallee

Pearl Harbor Hero’s Final Flight

On Saturday, March 30, Alaska’s Fallen Soldier Cart team held a special ceremony for the final flight of Naval Chief Petty Officer Richard Clyde Higgins. His remains were flown on our Honoring Those Who Serve aircraft from Portland to his final resting place in Southern California, where he will be buried beside his wife. His family, our guests and employees witnessed the emotional and honorable journey for the fallen hero. Higgins, one of the last Pearl Harbor survivors, was 102.

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Photos by Ingrid Barrentine | Video by Karina Matias

Maui Relief Effort

Alaska Airlines is closely monitoring the devastating impacts from the Maui wildfires and continues to operate eight daily departures from the island. To help people leave the island, we are flying additional rescue flights to Maui that include relief supplies including water, non-perishable food, pillows, blankets, towels, wipes, baby formula and diapers. The aircraft will bring guests back to the mainland. A flexible travel policy is in place for guests who’d like to change or cancel travel to/from Maui.

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MAX 737-9 Fleet Inspections

Each of our 737-9 MAX will return to service only after the rigorous inspections are completed and each plane is deemed airworthy according to FAA requirements. The individual inspections are expected to take up to 12 hours per aircraft. 

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Photos by Ingrid Barrentine / Alaska Airlines