AS GUA Alaskan Airways Launch

Alaska Airlines is the US’s fifth-largest airline by available seats in W23. Examining Cirium schedule information shows that it accounts for about 5% of the country’s domestic market and 2% of international. This hides the fact that international seats are at their highest level for the season. The Alaska Airlines Group’s intention to acquire Hawaiian […]

Alaskan and Hawaiin Air

The Alaska Air Group plans to acquire Hawaiian Airlines. In an overall sense, the pair’s networks do not overlap much but it is a different story between Hawaii and the US mainland. The deal would, of course, enable the Alaska Air Group to significantly increase its presence to, from and within Hawaii, rather than materially […]

ANC - PAE

Alaska Airlines now connects Anchorage in Alaska with Everett Paine Field in Washington. Daily service on the 2,290-kilometre route commenced on Wednesday 30 November using Embraer E175s. Anchorage ranks just sixth in December among Alaska Airlines’ busiest airports with 277 weekly departures according to analysis of Cirium schedules data. Seattle is way out in front […]

December 5, 2022 | Latest Route News +

Palm Springs ASO

Renowned as a warm weather resort destination for golf, other outdoor activities, and more, Palm Springs is on a roll. Between March and September this year, the California airport welcomed 1.56 million passengers, the airport’s statistics show. That was 20% more than the same period in 2019, 317% more than 2020, and 40% more than […]

LAX - BZE bag tags

Alaska Airlines on Friday 19 November launched its first ever flights to Belize (located between Mexico and the Caribbean), not from one, but two airports. There are now 2-weekly seasonal flights (Fridays and Saturdays until late May) on the 4,540-kilometre route from Seattle and 4-weekly year-round flights (Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays) on the 3,500-kilometre […]

November 22, 2021 | Latest Route News +

BLI first flight

Bellingham International Airport (IATA code BLI) lies in the northern part of the state of Washington, just 40 kilometres from the Canadian border and 90 kilometres from downtown Vancouver. Between 2005 and 2013 the airport grew rapidly thanks mainly to Alaska Airlines and Allegiant. Alaska mostly focussed on increasing service to its major hub in Seattle-Tacoma, […]

November 12, 2021 | Airports, News & Analysis, North America