Category Archives: airlines

Plane Thief Quoted in Alaska’s Magazine

Plane Thief Quoted in Alaska’s Magazine On August 10, Richard Russell, a Horizon employee, stole a Q400 from SeaTac Airport and took it on a joyride before crashing in a remote area of Puget Sound.  Horizon is a subsidiary of Alaska Airlines. I was scheduled to fly out of SeaTac shorty after he took off;… Read More »

Alaska Airlines Price Guarantee Going Away September 1?

Alaska Airlines Price Guarantee Going Away September 1? One reason I love Alaska Airlines is that they have a price guarantee meaning that if the price of your flight drops after purchase, you can apply for a credit for the difference. Well, it looks like this great benefit may be going away. On the Price… Read More »

Alaska Airlines Accused of Discrimination against Gay Couple

Alaska Airlines Accused of Discrimination against Gay Couple David Cooley, a business owner from Los Angeles, reports that he and his travel companion (Note: this is the language that Cooley uses in his post, though he also says they are a couple) were discriminated against by Alaska Airlines. From Cooley’s Facebook post: I have never… Read More »

My Plan for Alaska Lounge Membership

My Plan for Alaska Lounge Membership Last year I wrote about why I was considering paying for an Alaska Lounge membership.  Ultimately, it came down to no longer finding value in paying $550 annual fee for an Amex Platinum card and being denied entry due to over crowding at Alaska Lounges at my home airport (SeaTac).… Read More »

Alaska Airlines delivers free macarons via Twitter

Alaska Airlines delivers free macrons via Twitter Coinciding with their 11th year in a row of topping J.D. Power Ratings for top traditional airline in North America, Alaska Airlines ran a Twitter campaign offering free deliver of macarons. ICYMI we’re in eleventh heaven. Celebrate with us! Reply with #MostWestCoast + ✈ for a tasty surprise. While… Read More »