Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Status Extension for COVID19

Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Status Extension for COVID19 Today Alaska Airlines announced their extension for Mileage Plan elite status due to the COVID19 Corona Virus pandemic.  United and Delta have already released their plans.  Read all about Alaska Airlines here. Here are the major take aways: Mileage Plan Status:  Current level of status (MVP, MVP … Read more

RavnAir ceases operations, town confiscates their planes

RavnAir ceases operations, town confiscates their planes RavnAir Group recently shutdown all operations; grounding all flights and laying off all employees.  The company has 72 planes that fly for Ravn and Penair (which I flew a couple of times into Redding, CA before they cut their SFO-RDD route) that serve many parts of rural Alaska.  Ravn … Read more

My Thoughts on Travel and COVID19

My Thoughts on Travel and COVID19 Over the past week, my thoughts on travel during this season of COVID19 have evolved.  These are just a few of my musings. Retaining Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Status 10 days ago Alaska announced a promotion that offered 50% bonus Elite Qualifying Miles for flights until April 11.  So … Read more

50% Elite Qualifying Miles Bonus on Alaska Flights

50% Elite Qualifying Miles Bonus on Alaska Flights Airlines are in trouble right now with the COVID19/Coronoavirus situation.  Alaska Airlines is headquartered in Seattle, the epicenter of the outbreak in the US. We have already seen deep discounts on flights including $99 tickets to Hawaii on the airline. Now Alaska Airlines is offering a 50% … Read more

Rip Van Wafels Coming Soon on Alaska?

Rip Van Wafels Coming Soon on Alaska? Recently I received a message on Twitter from snack company Rip Van Wafels letting me know to be on the look out for their product on Alaska Airlines flights.  According to Rip Van Wafels, Alaska is testing it out as a new complimentary snack.  Currently Alaska offers Bischoff … Read more

Earn 5,000 Miles flying Alaska International Partners

Earn 5,000 Miles flying Alaska International Partners From March 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020, passengers flying an Alaska Airlines partner airline internationally and crediting the flight to their Alaska Mileage Plan account will receive a minimum of 5,000 Redeemable Miles per flight on trips to or from North America.  Round trip flights would earn … Read more