Alaska Airlines adds flights to Belize

Alaska Airlines adds flights to Belize Today Alaska Airlines announced details of their new service to Belize City.  Belize becomes the 5th country that Alaska serves (USA, Canada, Mexico, and Costa Rica); though in 2017 Alaska flew to Cuba and in the 1990’s Alaska flew to Russia. Starting in November 2021, Alaska will begin seasonal … Read more

Do Alaska Airline MVP Gold Elites get access to Alaska Lounges en route to Costa Rica?

Do Alaska Airline MVP Gold Elites get access to Alaska Lounges en route to Costa Rica? With all the excitement of Alaska Airlines joining oneworld today, one of the changes I am most looking forward to is access to oneworld lounges around the world.  Currently I am an Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan MVP Gold which … Read more

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