In what is a significant relief for me, as I'm sure it is for others, Alaska pilots reached a tentative agreement with the airline after a long and contentious round of negotiations. Now all that's left is for union members to vote to ratify the contract, which they are largely expected to do. … [Read more...] about Alaska Pilots Reached a Tentative Agreement
I recently flew Alaska for a quick trip to the PNW. I'll get around to reviewing that trip once I finish my Big Island 2022 trip review, but for now, I want to show you guys what Alaska Air 2022 food for purchase looks like. I've got to say, I'm a bit disappointed. … [Read more...] about Alaska Air 2022 Food For Purchase
Typically, Hawaiian Airlines is the perennial top performer as far as punctuality goes in the U.S. Not this time. Instead, Alaska beat Hawaiian in on-time performance, which is the first time I remember seeing this happen. … [Read more...] about Alaska Beat Hawaiian in On-Time Performance!
As regular readers know, Alaska Airlines is my preferred airline. The reason for this is a combination of service, value, and convenience. That last aspect is about to get even better as Alaska Air is launching electronic bag tags! … [Read more...] about Yay! Alaska Air is Launching Electronic Bag Tags!
In 2022, I know many in Hawaii still carry the Hawaiian Airlines World Elite Mastercard as their default credit card. But why? There are better ones out there. So, today, I want to discuss what I consider to be the best airline credit cards for Hawaii residents. … [Read more...] about Best Airline Credit Cards for Hawaii Residents
For a limited time, Bank of America is offering an enhanced Alaska Air Visa sign-up bonus! The new bonus sweetens both the legendary companion fare certificate AND the card's standard sign-up bonus. … [Read more...] about Enhanced Alaska Air Visa Sign-Up Bonus!
Like most other airlines in the US, Alaska Airlines is experiencing staffing shortages. In an effort to prevent a system meltdown during the busy summer travel season, Alaska Air cuts flights, including HNL-ANC. … [Read more...] about Alaska Air Cuts Flights Including HNL-ANC
Last week, I mentioned that Alaska Air is still, for the most part, my preferred airline and airline loyalty program. However, they've given me some reason to worry. You see, Alaska Air is increasing some award pricing without notifying us in advance. … [Read more...] about Alaska Air Increasing Some Award Pricing
The other day, my favorite airline launched a novel new program - Flight Pass. And as good as the program is, Alaska Flight Pass is not the first U.S. flight subscription program. Hawaiian has long offered something similar for frequent inter-island travelers. … [Read more...] about Alaska Flight Pass Not the First U.S. Flight Subscription
As our time in Vegas came to an end, we headed to Harry Ried International Airport to take what would become one of our most interesting (bad) flights to date - Alaska Air 3384 Las Vegas to Los Angeles. … [Read more...] about Alaska Air 3384 Las Vegas to Los Angeles