Alaska Airlines joins American Airlines as oneworld alliance partners in North America—and my choice for west coast flights. Seattle-based Alaska Airlines has received its official invitation to join the oneworld alliance making it the Alliance’s fourteenth airline.
Alaska Airlines now joins American Airlines as oneworld's alliance partners in North America-and my choice for west coast flights.
Seattle-based Alaska Airlines has received its official invitation to join the oneworld alliance. This means that Alaska has become a oneworld member-elect, making it the Alliance’s fourteenth airline.
Alaska Airlines is working with oneworld to deliver benefits to its guests as quickly as possible, with a hope of joining oneworld by the end of 2020. The personable airline’s wholly-owned regional subsidiary Horizon Air, as well as its regional partner SkyWest Airlines, will join as oneworld affiliate members at the same time.
Alaska Airlines already codeshares with oneworld members American Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Finnair, Japan Airlines and Qantas. It also codeshares with oneworld connect partner Fiji Airways.
The joining of Alaska Airlines will add 34 new destinations to the oneworld network across North America. The Alliance’s network will grow to more than 1,000 destinations in over 170 territories.
Based in Seattle, Alaska Airlines and its regional partners serve more than 115 destinations in North America. It operates hubs in Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Portland (Oregon) and Anchorage.
Alaska Air Group maintains an operational fleet of 319 aircraft, comprising the Airbus A320 family, Boeing 737, Embraer 175 and Bombardier Q400.