Blog posts tagged: Alaska

FIRST LOOK: The new flagship Alaska Lounge at Seattle-Tacoma airport is #avgeek heaven

Tomorrow will mark the culmination of the first phase of an ambitious five-year project to transform the venerable North Satellite at Seattle-Tacoma airport in partnership with Alaska Airlines, the airport’s largest tenant and the sole occupant of the satellite building. The 45-year old structure is undergoing a complete makeover, to the tune of $550 million dollars. […]

The three major US airlines devalue airport lounge memberships

The similarities between the three US heavyweights—American, Delta, United—are remarkable. In a stunning display of lack of creativity, all three carriers recently announced changes to airport club membership pricing and access rules. The changes impact how customers who purchase memberships or one-time passes. There are no changes for elite status customers, or Business and First […]

FIRST LOOK: The New Alaska Lounge at Seattle-Tacoma Airport Concourse C

It’s an exciting time to fly Alaska. The Pacific Northwest’s darling keeps expanding its network and bringing new benefits to customers. While the mechanics of the merger with Virgin America are still cranking behind the scenes, the carrier is continuing to expand its relationships with its partners. Days ago, Alaska’s Lounge members and elite customers […]

Alaska and Qantas announce reciprocal airport lounge access

Today, Alaska Airlines and Qantas announced an expanded partnership with immediate benefits for customers of both airlines. The two carriers have long offered reciprocal frequent flyer mileage accrual. In December 2016, the airlines signaled their intention to collaborate more closely by significantly increasing earning rates for Business and First class fares. As of next week, Qantas and […]

The Great LAX Reshuffle: How To Find Your Lounge

Brace yourselves: the largest shake-up in the history of Los Angeles airport is about to begin. From Friday, May 12h through Wednesday, May 17th, night crews (and the occasional day crew) will achieve the seemingly impossible feat of relocating 15 airlines. The impetus behind one of the largest terminal swaps ever conceived is Delta’s major […]