The use of an AI-powered flight monitoring and routing platform that aids in critical decisions is a first in the US air transportation industry.
Alaska Airlines is taking advantage of strategic opportunities by adding thirty mainline and regional aircraft to fulfill capacity needs in the years ahead, and Alaska is launching nonstop service to Belize City, Belize from its West Coast hubs.
Designed with Alaska’s Air Group Black Employees, Allies and Advocates group to illustrate the airline’s belief in education as the great equalizer and as a critical component of creating sustainable racial equity, the aircraft features fourteen profiles of the next generation of leaders.
The announcement included the release of Alaska’s 2020 LIFT Sustainability Report detailing the company’s broader climate change strategy, including waste and water initiatives.
For Alaska Airlines and its guests, oneworld provides a global network of flights to as many as 1,000 destinations across more than 170 countries and territories.
Alaska pilots flew the aircraft on a short flight from the Boeing Delivery Center at Boeing Field in Seattle to the company’s hangar at Sea-Tac International Airport with a small group of Alaska’s top leadership on board.
The new aircraft will largely replace Alaska’s Airbus fleet and moves the airline substantially toward a single, mainline fleet that’s more efficient, profitable, and environmentally friendly—and that will enhance the guest experience and support the company’s growth.
Alaska Airlines guests traveling to Hawaii can now pre-clear on the West Coast, avoiding lines and bypassing the airport screening process after they arrive in Hawaii with an approved negative COVID-19 test.