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Alaska Airlines Fleet Swap

As Alaska Airlines is bringing Virgin America into the fold; there are bound to be growing pains.  For example, Alaska’s on-time arrivals have dropped significantly since the merger.  I am not sure about cause and effect, but delays are on the rise. This week Alaska announced additional routes out of Dallas Love Field (a different, smaller… Read More »

Alaska Airlines adds Condor as a Mileage Plan Partner

File this one under: “Didn’t see it coming”.  Today Alaska Airlines announced Condor, a Frankfurt based airline, as their newest partner.  Condor is owned by Thomas Cook Group, a British travel company. The earning structure when crediting Condor flights to Alaska Mileage Plan is surprisingly generous.  Condor doesn’t have their own frequent flier program.  Prior… Read More »