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2013-12-19 08:21:03

MEXICO CITY, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aeromexico, Mexico's global airline, together with Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), the world leader of in-flight connectivity and a pioneer in wireless in-flight digital entertainment solutions, announced today that they have agreed on the principal terms and conditions relating to providing in-flight Internet and wireless in-flight entertainment service - Gogo Vision - on at least 75 aircraft. (Logo:...

2013-12-19 08:20:46

Complimentary on-demand car service available Dec. 23 and 24 SEATTLE, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Getting to the airport during the busy holiday season will be a little easier for Seattle travelers next week thanks to Alaska Airlines and Uber, who are partnering to offer free rides to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Dec. 23 and 24. During the two-day promotion, Alaska Airlines will pay for one ride, up to $50*, to shuttle travelers to the airport in comfortable town cars. "Holiday...

2013-12-18 20:20:04

The airline will fly between Quito and Mexico City seven times a week QUITO, Ecuador, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, Aeromexico, Mexico's largest global airline, submitted to Corporacion Quiport, the company operating the concession for Mariscal Sucre International Airport, its new Quito - Mexico City route, featuring daily flights between the two capitals. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130315/MX77534LOGO) With the addition of this new destination,...

2013-12-18 12:20:28

Sun and fun destinations now nonstop from Anchorage ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines is inaugurating flights between Anchorage and Phoenix today and between Anchorage and Las Vegas on Dec. 19. "We're pleased to introduce nonstop service to the exciting destinations of Las Vegas and Phoenix for our customers in the state of Alaska," said Marilyn Romano, the airline's regional vice president in Alaska. "Alaska is the only airline offering nonstop...

2013-12-18 08:22:24

Every new comfortable seat includes a dual 110-volt and USB power outlet SEATTLE, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Travelers flying on Alaska Airlines today will enjoy new aircraft seats that feature a personal space-enhancing design and are equipped with power outlets. The improvements are part of a $100 million investment the carrier has made to upgrade the cabins in all 737-800, -900 and -900ER aircraft. The carrier expects to finish the upgrades by the end of 2014. (Photo:...

2013-12-17 12:20:12

Wilson named 'CFO' of Alaska Airlines SEATTLE, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines has a new quarterback onboard -- Seattle Seahawks star Russell Wilson. Seattle's hometown airline and Wilson are teaming up in a partnership to engage with our customers and support youths in the community. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131217/SF34581) "All of us at Alaska are thrilled to announce this partnership," said Brad Tilden, CEO. "Russell is known for his...

2013-12-13 16:21:26

SEATTLE, Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and the Association of Flight Attendants announced today they have reached tentative agreement on a new five-year contract for the carrier's 3,300 flight attendants. "We're very pleased to have agreed on a proposed contract that recognizes the contributions of our outstanding flight attendants, who play a key role in providing our customers with safe travel and award-winning service," said Andy Schneider, Alaska Airlines' vice...

2013-12-13 16:21:16

WASHINGTON, Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) has reached a tentative agreement with Alaska Airlines management on a five year agreement that would cover over 3,100 Flight Attendants. The tentative agreement, reached with the assistance of the National Mediation Board, contains wage increases and improved job security and protections. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110302/DC58223LOGO) "Alaska Airlines Flight...

2013-12-10 12:21:11

Accepting donations through Dec. 14. BILLINGS, Mont., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines is teaming up with the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots Foundation to collect toys to make the season bright for needy children throughout Montana. All six of Alaska Airlines airport locations in Montana are participating in the drive, and travelers are encouraged to drop off unwrapped toys at Alaska Airlines ticket counter locations in Billings, Bozeman, Great Falls, Helena, Kalispell...

2013-12-10 08:22:52

SEATTLE, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting Jan. 15, 2014, Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan members will be able to earn elite qualifying miles on all 12 of the carrier's international partners, including British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Fiji Airways, Korean Air and Qantas. Mileage Plan members already earn elite qualifying miles on AeroMexico, Air France, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Emirates, KLM and LAN. "Thanks to our terrific group of international airline partners, Alaska...