Southwest drops plans to fly from Everett, but Alaska Airlines will fill the void after slot deal

Southwest Airlines is abandoning its plan to be among the carriers to offer scheduled flights from Snohomish County Airport when it reopens for commercial flights…..

Alaska Air Group plans soft launch of its Saver Fares basic economy product in November

More details are emerging about Alaska Air Group’s planned basic economy product, dubbed Saver Fares. The airline plans to to undertake a soft launch of…..

Alaska Airlines brings virtual reality experience to its First Class travellers, but only Seattle – Boston and Boston – San Diego passengers will benefit

US carrier Alaska Airlines revealed last week that it is to introduce a virtual reality entertainment option on board, becoming the first to offer such…..

A win for the environment: Virgin Australia is the latest airline to ban plastic straws

Virgin Australia is the latest airline to announce plans to remove plastic straws and stirrers from its inflight and Lounge operations. The move will see…..

Alaska and Delta take different approaches to the all important net promoter score 

With more than 85% of its merger integration with Virgin America complete, Alaska Air Group has managed to sustain high net promoter scores during the…..

Airline Insight: Alaska Airlines

Each day this year The Blue Swan Daily uses the extensive insights available to CAPA – Centre for Aviation members to deliver a data snapshot on the…..

Latest New York LaGuardia and Washington National slot deal is a win-win for Alaska Air Group and Southwest Airlines

The value of slots at New York LaGuardia and Washington National never diminishes, and Southwest Airlines just increased its portfolio at those key airports after…..

Alaska Air Group continues to say cheers as it expands its free checked wine programme 

Perhaps in a push to reinforce its commitment to the US west coast Alaska Air Group has expanded its Wine Flies programme that allows its…..

Pittsburgh scores a key West Coast win with new Seattle service from Alaska

Momentum keeps building for Pittsburgh International Airport after Alaska Air Group unveiled plans to launch a new Seattle-Pittsburgh flight in Sep-2017. It’s a key win…..

Alaska’s California dreamin’ gets a serious reality check from competitive pricing

Alaska Air Group’s revenue challenges are boon for airline passengers looking to travel within California and on certain long haul routes from the US west…..