Alaska Airlines (AS) is one of America’s top 10 airlines, headquartered in SeaTac, Washington. It operates from 5 hubs, with a major hub in Seattle. 

Alaska Airlines reservations—combined with partner reservations—can take you to 800-plus destinations worldwide. Certified by Skytrax as a 3-Star airline, Alaska Airlines has 330-plus aircraft in its fleet. The airlines flew more than 46 million passengers in 2019, along with regional partners Horizon Air and SkyWest Airlines. Alaska Airlines flies to 116+ destinations—largely in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and Costa Rica. 

Alaska Airlines Booking Options 

You can book your ticket through/by: 

  2. Calling Alaska Airlines Reservations ()
  3. The mobile app on Android, iOS, or Amazon
  4. Alaska Airlines ticket office 
  5. Travel agent

Book Online Through Alaska Airlines Official Website 

Making Alaska Airlines reservations online through the website is quick and easy. Simply visit the website, as shown below, select your city of origin and destination, your departure and return dates (if booking a return ticket), select a flight, and confirm your booking. You can they pay via credit card, debit card, PayPal, or EMI.

To make book a flight online at Alaska Airlines:

  1. Go to 

You will see the flight booking box on your screen (as shown above)

  1. Provide your travel details in the boxes
  2. Hit the button marked Find Flights 
  3. Choose a flight that suits you 
  4. Complete your booking and pay 

Your e-ticket will be sent to the email ID you registered when booking your ticket. 

Book with the Alaska Mobile App

If you’d rather book your ticket yourself, you can download Alaska’s mobile app to book your ticket. The mobile app is available on Android, iOS, and Amazon.  Booking your ticket with the app is easy and will take just a few minutes.

Alaska Airlines Offline Reservations 

If you’re not comfortable booking online, you can book your ticket by calling the Alaska Airline Reservations Number

Alaska Airlines Special Assistance

Do you need any special assistance when travelling? If yes, you should:

  • Make a reservation as early as you can and request a special service either when you’re booking your ticket or by calling Alaska Airlines dedicated accessible services at  (for relay services, dial 711).
  • Report a little earlier for your flight. 
  • Inform Alaska Airlines at the airport (check-in desk, in the boarding area, and on the plane) what type of assistance will need.

Tip. If you have a cognitive or developmental disability, are flying for the first time, or an unaccompanied minor, download the Fly for All app from the Apple Store or Google Play. 

Passengers who can avail of special assistance on Alaska Airlines include:

  • Passengers requiring wheelchair assistance 
  • Passengers with developmental and intellectual disabilities 
  • Passengers requiring visual assistance
  • Passengers requiring hearing assistance
  • Passengers requiring special seating
    • Passengers using an aisle chair for boarding 
    • Passengers unable to transfer over fixed aisle armrests
    • Passengers travelling with a safety assistant 
    • Passengers with an immobilized/fused leg
    • Passengers using a POC (portable oxygen concentrator)
  • Passengers travelling with a service animal 
  • Passengers travelling with medical devices 


Alaska Airlines will not provide the following services:

  • Assistance inside the toilet
  • Lifting passengers
  • Meal assistance to passengers 
  • Administer medications 

How to Check Your Flight Status on Alaska Airlines

A screenshot of Alaska Airlines’ online Flight Status tab

You can check your Alaska Airlines flight status in less than 2 minutes.

  1. Go to    
  2. Click on Flight Status
Checking the flight status by flight number Checking the flight status by city
Enter your: Departure date Flight numberEnter:From (departure city)To (arrival city)Departure date
  1. Click on the Continue button

You will see your flight status. 

Senior Discount Reservations 

As of now, senior discounts are not offered by Alaska Airlines. But if you’re looking for low-priced tickets for senior citizens, call the Alaska Airlines Reservations Phone Number. 

Alaska Airline Group Reservations

Alaska Airlines allows passengers to make 3 types of group reservations online:

  1. Group reservations for at least 10 passengers travelling on the same date and flight.
  2. Group reservations for at least 20 passengers travelling from different cities to a destination.
  3. Group reservations on chartered flights. 

You can also make toll-free group reservations 24/7 by phone at where you can get a group discount for fewer/more than 10 passengers. 

Alaska Airlines Manage Booking

How to use the Alaska Airlines Manage trip feature to quickly manage your bookings online

Alaska Airlines’ Manage trip page allows you to quickly manage all aspects of your reservation online. You can use this online feature to: 

  • View your trip details
  • Change your seat
  • Upgrade your seat
  • Change your flight date or time
  • Cancel your flight reservation 
  • Purchase extra baggage 
  • Use your confirmation code 

To manage your Alaska Airlines reservations online: 

  1. Go to    
  2. Click on the Manage trip tab
    (or the Manage tab above it)
  3. Enter: 
  1. Your last name
  2. Your 6-letter confirmation code, or
    10-digit e-ticket #
  1. Hit Continue 
  2. Go through the steps to:
  1. View your trip details
  2. Change your seat
  3. Upgrade your seat
  4. Change your flight date or time
  5. Cancel your flight reservation 
  6. Purchase extra baggage 
  7. Use your confirmation code 

You can also manage your Alaska Airlines bookings with the mobile app. 

Who is Eligible for Online Reservation Changes?

To be able to make online changes:

  • You must have purchased your ticket directly through Alaska Airlines
    (online, by phone, or through a call center) 
  • Nobody from your booking has checked in for any flight.
  • Your reservation does not include a Saver/Government fare. 
  • Your reservation does not contain more than 8 flight segments.
  • Your reservation does not have more than 7 passengers.
  • Your reservation does not include an award ticket for travel on LATAM or Cathay Pacific. 
  • Your reservation was made within the last 13 months.
  • Your reservation does not include: 
    • A group booking
    • A vacation package
    • A special service request
    • Pet booking

If your reservation doesn’t fall within the eligibility criteria, you will need to call Alaska Airlines Reservations at 1-800-ALASKAAIR (1-800-252-7522).

Alaska Airlines Customer Relations Contact Details

You can contact Alaska Airlines’ customer relations per the details below.

  • Accessible Services +1-800-503-0101 (open 24/7)
  • Reservations (open 24/7)
  • Post-flight Concerns +1-800-654-5669
    For relay services, dial 711 
  • Lounge +1-800-654-5669
    For relay services, dial 711
  • Cargo +1-800-225-2752 (open 5am—9pm, all days)
  • Corporate Office +1-206-433-3200
  • Horizon Air +1-206-241-6757

Alaska Airlines Phone Numbers (International)

Antigua 011-800-25275200
Argentina 00-800-25275200
Australia 0011-800-25275200
Belgium 00-800-25275200
Bermuda 011-800-25275200
Canada 1-800-252-7522
China 00-800-25275200
Colombia 005-800-25275200
009-800-25275200 (Telecom Colombia)
Costa Rica 00-800-25275200
Denmark 00-800-25275200
France 00-800-25275200
Germany 00-800-25275200
Hong Kong 001-800-25275200 
Korea 002-800-25275200
(Dacom) 001-800-25275200
Hungary 00-800-25275200
Iceland 00-800-25275200
India 000-800-1001051
Ireland 00-800-25275200
Israel 014-800-25275200 (Bezeq)
013-800-25275200 (Barak)
012-800-25275200 (Golden Lines)
Italy 00-800-25275200
Japan 0061-010-800-25275200
(IDC) 001-010-800-25275200
(KDD) 0041-010-800-25275200 (Japan Telecom)
0033-010-800-25275200 (NTT)
Malaysia 00-800-25275200
The Netherlands 00-800-25275200
New Zealand 0-800-25275200
Norway 00-800-25275200
Philippines 00-800-25275200
Portugal 00-800-25275200
Singapore 001-800-25275200
Spain 00-800-25275200
Sweden 00-800-25275200
Switzerland 00-800-25275200
Taiwan 00-800-25275200
Thailand 001-800-25275200
United Kingdom 001-800-2527522
USA / Canada 1-800-ALASKAAIR (1-800-252-7522)
Mexico 001-800-252-7522 (Reservations)
001-800-654-5669 (Customer care)

Alaska Airlines Cabin Classes 

Alaska Airlines offers 3 types of cabin configurations:

  1. First Class 
  2. Premium Class
  3. Main Cabin

First Class 

A view of Alaska Airlines First Class seats

Top Features

  • Special Perks 
    • 2 free checked bags 
    • Expedited check-in 
    • Priority boarding
    • Express security screening
      (select airports)
  • Free access to the Alaska Lounge
  • Free seat selection 
  • Dedicated flight attendant service 
  • Zero change fee 
  • 75% more bonus miles 
  • Order your meals before flying
  • Fresh and local food items 
  • Spacious seating
    • 40in seat pitch 
    • Footrests
      (select flights)
    • Tablet holders and cup holders
      (select flights)
    • Recaro leather seats 
    • Power outlets
  • 20x faster wi-fi (paid) and free texting

Premium Class 

A view of Alaska Airlines Premium Class seats

Top Features

  • Upgrades start at USD 15/flight 
  • Early boarding 
  • 4 inches more legroom than Main Cabin seats 
  • More room in the seatback pocket
  • Practical cup holder 
  • USB and power outlets
  • Complimentary cocktails and hand-selected wines
  • Order your meals before flying
  • Fresh and local food items 
  • 20x faster Wi-Fi (paid) and free texting
  • Inflight entertainment on rent
    (coast-to-coast and Hawaii flights)
  • Free movies and TV shows
    (on personal device)

Main Cabin (Economy Class)

A tablet using wifi on an Alaska Airlines flight.
A view of Alaska Airlines Main Cabin (Economy) seats

Top Features

  • Adjustable 6-way headrest
  • 31-32 inches of legroom
  • Complimentary snacks and soft drinks
  • Fresh and local food items 
  • USB and power outlets
  • 20x faster Wi-Fi (paid) with free texting
  • In-seat power
    (most seats)

Saver Fares 

Alaska Airlines’ saver fares provide the benefits of Main Cabin seating at a lower cost. 

Top Features

  • Cheaper fares
  • Same inflight benefits as Main Cabin fares
    • Same bonus miles 
    • Same seats
    • Same entertainment
    • Same food and drink
    • Same baggage allowance

How Saver Fares are Different 

Alaska Airlines’ Saver Fares have certain limitations on booking, refunds, and seat selection.

  • Limited seating at purchase time
  • Most seats assigned at check-in 
  • No seat selection 
  • Non-refundable after 24 hours 
  • No changes allowed
  • Non-transferrable 
  • Last boarding status 
  • Cannot be combined with other fare types on the same itinerary

Alaska Airlines Seat Choices and Ticketing Options

Alaska Airlines offers 4 types of seat fares:

  1. First Class Fares
    1. Free seat selection 
    2. Free Alaska Lounge access
    3. Priority boarding 
    4. Changes allowed at no additional charge
    5. Mileage Plan Elite benefits apply
  2. Premium Class Fares
    1. Free seat selection 
    2. Priority boarding 
    3. Free Alaska Lounge access
    4. Mileage Plan Elite benefits apply
  3. Main (Standard Economy) Fares
    1. Free seat selection 
    2. Changes allowed at no additional charge
    3. Mileage Plan Elite benefits apply
  4. Saver Fares
    1. No seat selection
    2. 1 carry-on bag and 1 personal item 
    3. Last boarding status
    4. No changes allowed
    5. Elite status Mileage Plan members receive priority boarding, baggage allowance, check-in benefits, and bonus miles

Seat Selection Fees

Unless you’re upgrading, Alaska Airlines does not offer a seat selection fee. If you have purchased a Saver fare, you don’t have the option to select a seat. If you purchase any other fare, seat selections can be made without a fee.

Alaska Airlines Add-Ons and Fees 

  • Phone Booking Fee USD 15 (free for MVP Gold/75K members)
  • Paper Itinerary Fee USD 5
  • Partner Award Booking USD 12.50
  • Change Fee USD 0
    Saver fares cannot be changed
  • Same-Day Change Fee — USD 50
    — USD 25 within California
    — USD 25 on shuttle flights between Spokane – Seattle,  Anchorage – Fairbanks, Seattle – Portland
    — Waived for passengers travelling in refundable coach   (D, F) and refundable first (Y, Z) fare classes
  • Cancellation Fee Eliminated from May 1, 2021 for Main, Premium, and First Class 
  • Premium Class Upgrade Fee Starts from USD 15 from Main Cabin to Premium Class (depending on route, excluding Saver fares) 
  • Inflight Entertainment Tablet Rental USD 10
  • Wi-Fi Fee USD 7/hour or USD 19 (all day)
  • Onboard Refreshments
    (can be reserved in advance via the mobile app)
    • Snacks USD 2.50–6
    • Fresh Food USD 8.50–9.50
    • Spirits USD 7.50
    • Wine USD 7.50–8.50
    • Beer USD 7.50

Alaska Airlines Seat Reservation

You can make a seat reservation on Alaska Airlines:

  • When you’re purchasing your ticket 
    • Via Alaska Airlines’ website (online)
    • Via the mobile app
    • Through a ticket office
    • By phone
      (refer to the section titled Alaska Airlines Phone Numbers)
    • Through select travel agencies 
  • After booking 
    • Online via My trips 
    • Via the mobile app
    • Through a ticket office
    • By phone
      (refer to the section titled Alaska Airlines Phone Numbers)
    • Through select travel agencies 
  • At the time of checking in 
    • Online via the Check in option
      (starts 24 hours before departure)
    • Via the mobile app 
    • Physically at the airport (limited choice)

The best time to purchase your advanced seat assignment is when purchasing your ticket—because that’s when you have the maximum choice available.

If you do not purchase your seat assignment:

  • You may be randomly assigned a seat during the 24-hour check-in window
  • You may be separated from your group 

Alaska Airlines Seat Reservation for Disabled Passengers 

Alaska Airlines provides specific seating accommodations to passengers with disabilities, such as:

  • Passengers using an aisle chair for boarding the aircraft
  • Passengers unable to transfer over fixed aisle armrests
  • Passengers traveling with safety assistants 
  • Passenger traveling with service animals
  • Passengers with fused or immobilized legs
  • Passengers using Portable Oxygen Concentrators (POCs)

For special seating accommodations, call .

Useful Tips

  • Reserve your special seat as early as you can 
    • When booking online, or 
    • Call +1-800-503-0101 (dial 711 for relay services)
  • Reach the airport at least 120 minutes before departure
  • Inform Alaska Airlines’ staff of special requirements
    • At check-in
    • In the boarding area
    • Onboard the aircraft

Alaska Airlines Seat Specifications 

Alaska Airlines has a fleet size of 330-plus aircraft, most of them relatively young. All seats in Premium Class and Main Cabin recline 3 inches. The seat pitch, width, and the number of seats are given in the table below.

Alaska Airlines Seat Specifications
AircraftFirst ClassPremium ClassMain Cabin
Boeing 737-900ERSeat Pitch 37inSeat Width 21inNo. of Seats 16Seat Pitch 34nSeat Width 17inNo. of Seats 24Seat Pitch 30-31inSeat Width 17in No. of Seats 138
Boeing 739-900Seat Pitch 41inSeat Width 21inNo. of Seats 16Seat Pitch 35inSeat Width 17inNo. of Seats 24Seat Pitch 31-32inSeat Width 17in No. of Seats 138
Boeing 737-800Seat Pitch 41inSeat Width 21inNo. of Seats 12Seat Pitch 35inSeat Width 17inNo. of Seats 30Seat Pitch 31-32inSeat Width 17in No. of Seats 117
Boeing 737-700Seat Pitch 38inSeat Width 21inNo. of Seats 12Seat Pitch 35inSeat Width 17inNo. of Seats 18Seat Pitch 31inSeat Width 17in No. of Seats 94
Airbus A320Seat Pitch 41inSeat Width 21inNo. of Seats 8Seat Pitch 37-38inSeat Width 17inNo. of Seats 18Seat Pitch 31-32inSeat Width 17in No. of Seats 123
Airbus A320NeoSeat Pitch 37inSeat Width 21inNo. of Seats 16Seat Pitch 33-38inSeat Width 17-18inNo. of Seats 24Seat Pitch 30inSeat Width 17-18in No. of Seats 150
NoteThe armrests on First Class seats are fixed, i.e., they do not rise. If you can’t fit comfortably, consider purchasing 2 Coach Cabin seats. The armrests on the following seats do not rise: Boeing 737 and E175 aircraft—row 6 seats. Q400 aircraft—seat 1A. CRJ 200 and 700 aircraft—row 1 seats.

Alaska Airlines Inflight Entertainment (IFE) Services—Alaska Beyond Entertainment

A view of Alaska Airlines inflight entertainment services

Alaska Airlines inflight entertainment services include:

  • Wi-fi access (most flights)
  • 20x faster internet speed
  • 500+ movies 
  • 80+ TV series
  • Music 
  • Playlists
  • Headspace meditation sessions

Alaska Airlines’ Frequent Flyer Program (Mileage Plan™)

Alaska Airlines’ loyalty program, known as Mileage Plan, lets you fly to 800+ destinations worldwide with global partners.  

After joining Mileage Plan, you can: 

  • Earn bonus miles whenever you fly on Alaska or a partner airline 
  • Enjoy perks like 
    • Priority check-in
    • Priority boarding 
    • Free checked bags 
    • Complimentary upgrades 

Alaska Airlines Phone Numbers in USA

Alaska Airlines’ phone numbers are given below: 

  • Alaska Airlines Reservations Phone Number  
  • Flight Booking Changes + 1-800-252-7522
  • Refunds +1-206-392-7722
  • Customer Relations (post-flight concerns) + 1-800-654-5669
  • Delayed Baggage +1-877-815-8253
  • Accessible Services Help +1-800-503-0101 (dial 711 for relay services)
  • Cargo +1-800-225-2752
  • International Contact Numbers Refer to the section titled
    Alaska Airlines Phone Numbers (International)

Alaska Airlines Travel Destinations 

You can fly to 116+ destinations on Alaska Airlines—including Mexico, Canada, and Costa Rica.

Popular Flights within the United States 

  • Seattle (SEA) to San Diego (SAN)
  • Seattle (SEA) to Phoenix (PHX)
  • Seattle (SEA) to Palm Springs (PSP)
  • Seattle (SEA) to Orlando (MCO)
  • Seattle (SEA) to Maui (OGG)
  • Seattle (SEA) to Los Angeles (LAX)
  • Seattle (SEA) to Las Vegas (LAS)
  • Seattle (SEA) to Kona (KOA)
  • Seattle (SEA) to Honolulu (HNL)
  • Seattle (SEA) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL)
  • Seattle (SEA) to Cabo San Lucas (SJD)
  • San Francisco (SFO) to Las Vegas (LAS)
  • San Francisco (SFO) to Las Vegas (LAS)
  • San Francisco (SFO) to Boise (BOI)
  • San Diego (SAN) to Seattle (SEA)
  • Portland (PDX) to Phoenix (PHX)
  • Portland (PDX) to Palm Springs (PSP)
  • Portland (PDX) to Maui (OGG)
  • Phoenix (PHX) to Seattle (SEA)
  • Palm Springs (PSP) to Boise (BOI)
  • Los Angeles (LAX) to Seattle (SEA)
  • Los Angeles (LAX) to Las Vegas (LAS)
  • Los Angeles (LAX) to Boise (BOI)
  • Boise (BOI) to San Francisco (SFO)

To book a flight, call Alaska Airlines Reservations on .

Popular International Flights 

  • Mexico
    • Puerto Vallarta
    • Mazatlan
    • Manzanillo
    • Loreto
    • Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo
    • Guadalajara
    • Cancun
    • Cabo San Lucas
  • Canada
    • Calgary
    • Edmonton
    • Kelowna
    • Vancouver
    • Victoria
  • Costa Rica
    • Liberia, CR
    • San Jose, CR

Frequently Asked Questions

You can link reservations of passengers booked separately to let Alaska Airlines know that the passengers are travelling together. Linking reservations does not affect seat assignments, upgrades, etc., but helps Alaska Airlines’ agents respond faster when you call. 

Alaska Airlines is a certified 3-Star Airline by Skytrax and America’s fifth largest airline carrier in terms of passengers flown in 2020. An Alaska Airline reservation can take you to:

  • 116-plus destinations across the United States, Mexico, Canada, and Costa Rica.
  • 800-plus destinations worldwide on partner airlines.

In 2021, named Alaska Airlines as one of the world’s 10 safest airlines. In 2019, a KAYAK survey ranked Alaska Airlines as the Best U.S. Airline across 6 categories. A J.D. Power survey in 2019 named Alaska Airlines as North America’s ranked #1 for the 12th year in a row. 

Alaska Airlines recent consumer rankings and ratings are as follows: 

  • Ranking—Skytrax 3-Star Airline
  • Customer Rating—Skytrax 5/10 (739 reviews)
  • Airline Review Rating—TripAdvisor 4/5 (16,190 reviews)
  • Customer Rating— Kayak 8.3/10 (average from 29,343 reviews)

You will need your departure date and flight number or departure date and departure and arrival cities for checking your Alaska Airlines flight status online.

You can use your Skywards Miles on Alaska Airlines to travel to more than 115 destinations, provided you have a starting balance of at least 8,000 Miles. 

To book a flight with Skywards Miles on Alaska Airlines: 

  1. Click on the Spend now link
    (you’ll be taken to Emirates’ website)
  2. Choose Book Classic Rewards Flight 
  3. Select Search Partner Flights 
  4. Check flight availability 
  5. Use your Skyward Miles at checkout 

The best time to book Alaska Airlines flights (and other flights) is at 3pm EST on Tuesdays. This is because most airlines launch their sales on Monday evenings, after which they ‘adjust’ their prices to stay competitive on overlapping routes. This tweaking is generally through by Tuesday afternoon—which is when you will typically find the best deals on Alaska Airlines (as well as other airlines).

If you’re looking for special discounts all year round, call .

The Alaska Airlines Reservations phone number (toll-free) in the USA and Canada is

You may not be able to the functionality if you didn’t make your booking directly through Alaska Airlines (website, mobile app, or ticket center/call center), if someone from your booking has already checked in for a flight, or your reservation contains a Saver or Government fare. 

You will also not be able to manage your booking online if your reservation contains more than 8 flight segments or more than 7 passengers, includes award ticket for travel on LATAM or Cathay Pacific, was made more than 13 months earlier, or includes a special request, vacation package, or a pet booking.

You can locate your flight reservation on Alaska Airlines online through Manage trip on the homepage. Enter your last name and e-ticket number or confirmation code and hit Continue. Your flight reservation details will appear. 

Lap infants can travel free on flights within the United States. However, they will be charged a nominal fee of: 

  • USD 17 when traveling to the United States from an international location. 
  • USD 27 (boarding tax) plus USD 2 (baggage inspection fee) when travelling from Costa Rica. 

If travelling from outside the United States, lap infants will be charged a percentage of the accompanying adult’s fare plus taxes.

You can pre-order food through or the mobile app up to 20 hours before your flight. After your booking is confirmed, use your laptop/desktop or mobile app to: 

  1. Log in to the website 
  2. Locate your upcoming trip
  3. Select Flight info
  4. Click on Food Pre-order 
  5. Make your pre-order selection
  6. Enter your credit card information 
  7. Pay

You can download Alaska Airlines’ mobile app from the Google Play Store, Apple Store, or from Amazon.

You will receive your Alaska Airlines flight status alerts by email and SMS. 

Alaska Airlines manage booking option (known as Manage trip) will not show your booking details if you did not book directly through Alaska Airlines (app, website, ticket/call center).

You can view your itineraries online through the Manage trip option. 

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