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Alaska Airlines statement on the Inflation Reduction Act

Alaska Airlines applauds Congress and the Biden Administration for their inclusion of the sustainable aviation fuel (SAF)-specific tax incentives for blenders and producers, and the alternative fuel and low-emission aviation technology program in the recently signed Inflation Reduction Act. These programs represent an important foundational step toward growing the SAF market in the U.S.  Investing…

IAM-represented employees at Alaska Airlines ratify two-year contract extension

Alaska Airlines’ airport customer service agents, stores, cargo, ground service and reservations agents, who are represented by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), have ratified a two-year contract extension. The contract passed overwhelmingly and includes increased pay with market reviews to ensure wage rates stay competitive, as well as increases in longevity pay. Job security has also been extended until Sept. 27, 2028. 

Alaska Airlines named 2022 Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion by the Disability Equality Index

The Disability Equality Index® (DEI) is the world’s most comprehensive benchmarking tool for the Fortune 1000 and Am Law 2001 to measure disability workplace inclusion against competitors. By taking the DEI, companies can demonstrate stakeholder commitment to disability inclusion and equality, as well as broader social issues, and enhance their reputation.  In our first year…