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Earn up to 15x Miles This Weekend Through Airline Shopping Portals

It’s President’s Day weekend and you know what that means: sales on mattresses, cars, etc. For those of us that prefer online shopping, it’s a great chance to rack up … Read entire article »

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Alaska Celebrates its New Planes with Another Special Livery

Another day, another special livery. Alaska Airlines has been repainting its entire fleet, both its own sizable Boeing 737 fleet and the nearly 70 Airbus A320 and A321s it acquired from … Read entire article »

Filed under: Alaska Airlines, The Points Guy

Alaska Airlines to Offer Free Vino on National Drink Wine Day

Alaska Airlines already has an popular incentive for wine drinkers who participate in the airline’s frequent flyer program, Mileage Plan; travelers can check a case of wine for free from select … Read entire article »

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Alaska Revises 72 Hour Restriction On Partner Awards

Isn’t it nice when a loyalty program listens to their members and reverses a customer unfriendly policy? That’s exactly what Alaska Mileage Plan has just done. Yesterday I wrote about … Read entire article »

Filed under: Alaska Airlines, One Mile at a Time

Alaska Blocks Intra-Asia Awards on Cathay, JAL and Hainan Within 72 Hours of Departure

Update 2/15/18: Alaska has clarified its policy since it was first announced. It will not block last-minute partner awards on bookings from from North America — the restrictions will only apply … Read entire article »

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Alaska Mileage Plan Is Having An Award Sale

While my preferred way to redeem Alaska Mileage Plan miles is for international premium cabin travel on their partner airlines (well, maybe less so after yesterday’s development), redeeming Alaska miles … Read entire article »

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Alaska Flash Sale: West Coast to Texas and Midwest From 10,000 Miles Round-Trip

Just after Delta’s flash sale, Alaska launched its own sale fares for award flights this afternoon. Travelers based in Texas or on the West Coast will benefit the most from these … Read entire article »

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OUCH: Alaska Mileage Plan Blocking Cathay Pacific & JAL Awards Within 3 Days Of Departure

This is easily the biggest devaluation to Alaska Mileage Plan miles in nearly two years. Alaska Mileage Plan is no longer allowing redemptions on Cathay Pacific, Japan Airlines, and Hainan … Read entire article »

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