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Baggage Policy

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On most Alaska Airlines flights, you're allowed to bring 1 personal item with you at not extra cost.

Carry-on Baggage

Alaska Airlines allows passengers 1 carry-on bag plus 1 personal item. The carry-on bag must not exceed dimensions of 55cm x 36cm x 23cm (22in x 14in x 9in).

Checked Baggage

For checked baggage, Alaska Airlines charges each $25 USD for the first and second bag and then $75 USD for each additional bag. Checked baggage dimensions must not exceed 157cm/62in (length + width + height) and a weight of 23kg/51lbs.

Cabin Classes

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Alaska Airlines has 4 cabin class options - Economy Class, Premium Economy, Business Class, and First Class.

Economy Class

The airlines' Economy Class, also known as 'Main Cabin' is the most basic class of cabin. Within the Main Cabin, there are two different fares to choose from — the 'Saver' fare and the 'Main Cabin' fare. The latter has a number of additional perks, with more options and flexibility.

Economy Class Facilities

Main Cabin has a full food and drinks menu, with meals available to order up to 12 hours before take-off. In addition, passengers can connect to onboard WIFI for general internet browsing and to connect to Alaska Airlines' inflight entertainment system.

Economy Class Seats

Economy Class seats are made from leather with ample space and a USB and power outlet fitted to each seat.

Premium Economy

The airlines' Premium Economy class, known as 'Premium Class', gives passengers everything that Main Cabin offers, but with little added extras to make the flight that much more comfortable.

Premium Economy Facilities

Premium Economy passengers are given a complimentary drink (alcoholic and non-alcoholic), as well as a complimentary snack. Premium Economy also offers premium boarding and seating.

Premium Economy Seats

Premium Economy seats are comfortable and made with genuine leather. Premium Economy seats have 4 more inches of legroom compared to Main Cabin seats.

Business Class

The airline doesn't have Business Class. If a passenger is looking to upgrade from Premium Class, we suggest Alaska Airlines' First Class.

First Class

Alaska Airlines First Class is the airlines' most luxurious cabin class with the highest standard of service.

First Class Facilities

First Class' complimentary meal is available to order up to 24 hours before take-off. Each passenger is given a soft quilted blanket and free entertainment tablet for the duration of the flight. First Class seats are much larger and more comfortable than the ones in Main Cabin and Premium Class, with more recline and 40 inches of pitch.

Food and drink in First Class are complimentary.

Does First Class Have a First Class Lounge?

Alaska Airlines' First Class lounge is a quiet and relaxing space for passengers to unwind before their flight. The lounge includes a variety of food and snacks, as well as complimentary alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.

Lounges can be found at Seattle, Los Angeles, New York JFK, Portland and Anchorage airport. Alaska is set to open a brand new lounge at San Francisco International Airport in 2020.

In-flight Entertainment & WIFI

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There are two options for inflight entertainment on Alaska Airlines flights. Passengers can either download the Gogo Entertainment app and stream TV shows and movies on their own device, or, on certain flight paths, there are inflight entertainment tablets available for rent.

TV

By downloading the Gogo Entertainment app, Alaska Airlines passengers are able to stream multiple TV shows on their laptop, tablet or mobile device. Inflight entertainment tablets, which are preloaded with a large collection of TV shows, are available in First Class. These can also be rented on flight to and from Hawaii as well as coast-to-coast flights.

Alaska Airlines Movies

With the Gogo Entertainment app, Alaska Airlines passengers can have access for free to over 500 titles which include around 200 movies to steam on their personal tablet. First Class customers also have access to in-flight entertainment tablets which are preloaded with the newest movies. Inflight entertainment tablets are also available for rent on coast-to-coast and Hawaii flights.

WIFI

Alaska Airlines offers one of the most sophisticated WIFI services from any airline, powered by GoGo, Alaska Airlines satellite-based WIFI gives you access to the internet from the moment you reach the departure gate up until you pass through arrivals on the other side. Alaska Airlines' satellite WIFI is brand new in 2018 and will be available on all Boeing and Airbus aircraft by 2021. Before then, you use Alaska Airlines ViaSat WIFI on certain Airbus aircraft, which allows you to access the internet inflight as normal.

Alaska Airlines WIFI Price

Alaska Airlines WIFI starts $4.95 USD and goes up depending on which plan you choose.

Food & Drink

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The meal options available will depend on the length of your flight journey. There are a number of snacks and beverages you can purchase on-board.

Alaska Airlines Meal Options

The meal choice available on flights vary depending on the length of your trip, but for passengers in the main cabin, there will be items such as cheese platters, sandwiches and salads available to purchase for your flight. These can be pre-ordered on the Alaska Air app 24 hours before flying, or purchased in flight.

Passengers travelling in First class can choose from a range of foods, including breakfast, snacks and main dishes. These can be pre-ordered on the Alaska Air app up to 24 hours before departure.

Special Dietary Requirements

Passengers can purchase food items that suit their dietary meals, such as the ‘Mediterranean tapas picnic pack’ which is suitable for veganskosher and gluten-free. Contact Alaska Airlines direct to find out more information on how they can meet your dietary requirements.

Drinks & Alcohol

Economy class passengers receive complimentary soft drinks and tea or coffee, with liquor, wine and beer being available for purchase. All drinks, including wines, beer, spirits and non-alcoholic beverages are included in the First Class fares.

Frequent Flyer Programme

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Alaska Airlines' frequent flyer programme is called 'Mileage Club'.

Mileage Plan

With Alaska and Alaska Global Partners guests can earn and redeem miles on flights to more than 900 destinations worldwide.

Alaska Airlines operates a frequent flyer program called Mileage Plan to reward regular passengers with the airline. With Mileage Plan, passengers will earn miles every time you fly Alaska Airlines or with one the airline partners.

If you fly with Alaska Airlines enough times, passengers can qualify for elite status and as a MVP, MVP Gold or Gold 75k member you can enjoy great benefits, special treatment and even bonus miles on every flight.

Members that are having children are able to freeze their membership for 1 year.

Airline Alliance

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Alaska Airlines will be joining the Oneworld alliance by summer 2021. The airline will become the alliance's 14th member along with American Airlines and others.

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Destinations that Alaska Airlines flies to

Alaska Airlines flies to over 115 destinations across the United States, Mexico, Costa Rica, Belize and Canada. Click below to see all the cities and airports that Alaska Airlines flies to.

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