Alaska Airlines is an American airline headquartered in Seattle, Washington. The main hubs are located at the airports of Seattle (Tacoma) and Portland. Although most flights operate outside of Alaska, the airline plays a crucial role in the state’s transportation network.
The Alaska Airlines route network has over 100 destinations and employs about 15,000 people. According to these and other indicators (for example, the size of the passenger fleet), Alaska Airlines is in the top 10 largest US airlines. Despite this, the carrier is not a member of any airline alliance.
- According to the influential British consulting agency SKYTRAX, specializing in the study of the quality of services provided by various air carriers, the airlines were awarded three stars.
- Alaska Airlines ranks 73rd in the Safest Airlines in the World 2019 Ranking by Jacdec.
As of December 12, 2020, the Alaska Airlines fleet has 329 airliners, 1 more is ordered. The average age of the aircraft is 7.4 years.
The oldest – Boeing 737-700, with a tail number – N607AS. His age is 19.5 years. The newest is the Embraer ERJ-175, with tail number N642QX. He is 0.1 years old.