About Alaska Airlines (AS) Flights
Alaska Airlines is the seventh-largest U.S. airline in terms of passenger traffic and one of the leading carriers of the West Coast. The airline is headquartered in Seattle, Alaska. With time, the airline has expanded to serve the US East Coast and many southern cities, which include Nashville, Charleston and Raleigh/Durham. The airline has also spread its wings to Costa Rica. Till today, it flies to more than 104 destinations within the States and outside.
Connectivity & Fleet Size
Since its inception, Alaska Airlines have always focused on every side of its services - improving both passenger comfort and fuel efficiency. The airlines is known for its young operational fleet 153 Boeing 737 aircraft 52 Bombardier Q400 aircraft.
The airlines boasts of covering 92 cities in the United States, Canada, Costa Rica and Mexico. Some of the locations covered by this low-cost carrier include Anchorage, Adak, Barrow, Cordova, Kodiak, Kotzebue, King Salmon, Nome, Prudhoe Bay and Sitka Fairbanks, Juneau, Ketchikan several of which are inaccessible by road.
Services and Amenities
The airline offers two great options for entertainment –
At 10,000 feet in the air, the airlines offers internet through gogoinflight network and you can easily enjoy web browsing.
Alaska Beyond – their in-house entertainment streaming channel that allows you to watch hundreds of TV shows and pay-per-view movies on your device.
On the long duration flights, the airlines provide their premium in-flight entertainment tablets that can be easily rented.
The airline has also partnered with Sub Pop Records, where you will be able to enjoy some of the best popular music.
For the flights which are longer than 2 hours, meals are available for purchase. The flight boasts of local fare of the Pacific Northwest and Hawai’I islands. Not only the tasty treats, but the airlines offer a large selection of wines and microbrews from California, Alaska, and the Pacific Northwest.
Carry-on Baggage: When you are flying with Alaska Airlines, you are allowed to carry-on baggage of 24 inches x 17 inches x10 inches. Beyond this, you will have to pay a nominal fee.
Checked Baggage: For checked in baggage, you will have to pay fee during check-in, at one of their kiosks, or the ticket counter with a maximum limit of 50 lbs and 62" (linear) in dimension.