Alaska Air Cargo Delivers Fresh Hop to Alaska and Hawaii

Alaska Airlines, Yakima Chief Hops and Bale Breaker Brewing Company are teaming up to deliver fresh hop harvests to Hawaii and Alaska. The farm-to-kettle operation will bring three collaboration beers on tap at select Alaska Lounges. Traditionally, breweries can only use dried hop pellets to add flavor to beers because…

Dash Air Shuttle Delays Launch Again

Dash Air Shuttle announced on July 27, 2022, that the company would be delaying the launch of flights due to a DOT complaint filed by Kenmore Air. The company announced its inaugural date less than a month ago from the latest delay. The Tukwila, Wash-based company has suspended ticket sales…

Alaska Airlines Announces Launch of Electronic Bag Tag Program

On Wednesday Alaska Airlines announced the launch of their new electronic bag tag program – the first amongst U.S. carriers. The digital tags are designed to replace the current paper tags and will ultimately allow customers to get through the check-in process quicker. The electronic bag tag will allow guests…

Dash Air Shuttle to Start Service on Olympic Pennisula

Dash Air Shuttle will start Service between Port Angeles, Wash, and Seattle on August 11, 2022. The company will offer up to four roundtrips at the inaugural and plan to expand to up to six daily roundtrips by summer 2023. Service Details The new service will arrive at Seattle's primary…

New International Arrival Facility Opened at Seattle-Tacoma Airport

On March 3, the Port of Seattle has officially presented the new International Arrival Facility (IAF) at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, which includes a Grand Hall, an International Security Corridor and the spectacular 780-feet long, 85-feet high Pedestrian Walkway, which represents the world’s longest structure over an active taxi lane. Becoming…

Alaska Airlines Launches Flights to Miami

Alaska Airlines plans to grow its Seattle hub network by adding its 100th destination from the airport: Miami, Florida. The route marks the carrier's farthest in the continental United States, entering its partner American Airlines' hub after a 10-year absence, while maintaining its portfolio from its second South Floridian gateway,…

Trip Report – Alaska Airline’s Milk Run Flight 65

Alaska Airlines Milk Run is an AvGeek dream trip, it's a multi-stop journey along Alaska's southeast panhandle, flying between mountain passes onboard a Boeing 737-700. Along with United's Micronesian Island Hopper, this trip is usually at the top of any AvGeek's bucket list. The airline operates six Milk Run flights…

Alaska Airlines Expands Existing Codeshare with British Airways 

Alaska Airlines announced in a press release that it has enhanced its codeshare agreement with major European carrier and fellow oneworld alliance member British Airways. Tuesday’s announcement strengthens the carrier's long standing relationship by adding 16 additional markets. As the industry moves towards normalcy again and the airlines continue to…

Alaska Airlines Expands Presence In Ohio

The airline industry — notoriously known for being cutthroat and competitive — emerged differently and continues to rapidly evolve, compared to prior to the ongoing COVID-19 adversity. Several major carriers have started to rebound and increase flight operations,  just as quickly as when they were forced to suspend flights and…