Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-900(ER) and B737-800 aircraft at LAX (Photo: AirlineGeeks | James Dinsdale)

Alaska Airlines Intends to Join Oneworld by 2021

Alaska Airlines has announced its intention to join the oneworld alliance. This announcement comes alongside plans to forge a partnership with American Airlines to connect more U.S. destinations, specifically the West Coast, with the country and the world. By summer 2021, Alaska Airlines customers will be able to earn and redeem Alaska miles on all oneworld airlines with access to all of the elite privileges across the oneworld network, as well as to earn and redeem other oneworld carrier's loyalty scheme points…

American Relaunches Boston Services, Increases Europe/South America Frequencies

American Airlines' 30th anniversary of serving Latin America came with an unexpected move, as its long-time oneworld alliance partner LATAM Airlines Group announced it would be cutting ties in favor of pursuing a strategic partnership with Delta. American, who operates the greatest number of frequencies between the U.S and Latin…