THE popular Seattle-based airline has just announced a new way to pay for yearly travel.
Alaska Airlines’ new Flight Pass allows for customers to pay a yearly fee for 6, 12, or 24 nonstop flights annually.
Alaska Airlines plane
How popular is Alaska Airlines?
Despite its name, the popular domestic airline Alaska Airlines is actually headquartered at SeaTac airport in Seattle, Washington.
Alaska Airlines is the sixth-largest airline in the United States and was ranked one of the top ten safest airlines in the world in 2021.
According to SkyTrax Ratings, they also have a 4-star rating for Covid-19 protocol and safety measures.
The airline serves 115 destinations, including 20 different cities in Alaska.
Since the early 1990s, they have also offered international flights. Internationally, Alaska Airlines flies to Canada, Mexico, Belize, and Costa Rica.
What is the Flight Pass and how much will it cost?
Alaska Airlines just announced Flight Pass, which is a subscription service for airline travel.
With Flight Pass, travelers can pay between $49 and $749 a month for travel in between 16 different cities.
With the cheapest, $49 a month option, travelers can book a roundtrip flight every two months. The flight has to be booked at least two weeks out from the date of travel.
With the Flight Pass Pro for $749, travelers can take two roundtrip flights per month with no limit on when the flight can be booked.
In between options are $99, $189, $199 and $399 monthly.
Flight pass is a commitment of either 6, 12 or 24 roundtrip flights a year to sign up.
Alaska Airlines plane with promo on the sideCredit: Not known, clear with picture desk
Where can I go with Flight Pass?
While a monthly travel pass may sound great, there are, of course, limits on travel.
So, where can you go with Flight Pass?
San Francisco, CA
San Jose, CA
Orange County, CA
Palm Springs, CA
San Diego, CA
Los Angeles, CA
Santa Barbara, CA
San Luis Obispo, CA
Las Vegas, NV
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