Alaska Airlines Offers Club 49 Members Double Miles Anywhere the Carrier Flies
ANCHORAGE, Alaska, April 10, 2013
ANCHORAGE, Alaska, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Alaska Airlines is offering
Club 49 members double miles on all flights everywhere the carrier flies
between May 17 and Sept. 3, 2013. Club 49 benefits are available to all Alaska
Airlines Mileage Plan members who are Alaska state residents. Residents can
join the complimentary program by visiting www.alaskaair.com/club49.
"Membership in Club 49 is making travel more affordable. Last year the program
saved Alaskans nearly $20 million in free checked bags and discounted travel,
and double miles this summer will make earning miles for award travel even
easier," said Marilyn Romano, Alaska Airlines' regional vice president of the
state of Alaska. "This exclusive offer is one of the best promotions we've
launched since the inception of Alaska Airlines' Mileage Plan more than three
decades ago and it's fitting to make it available to our loyal Club 49
Romano said a Club 49 member flying roundtrip this summer between Anchorage
and Chicago would earn enough miles with the double miles offer to qualify for
a one-way intra-Alaska award ticket, which requires 7,500 miles.
Sample double miles earned
Anchorage–Chicago 5,692 miles 11,384 with
roundtrip double miles
Anchorage-Denver 4,810 miles 9,620 with
roundtrip double miles
Anchorage-Honolulu 5,552 miles roundtrip 11,104 with
Anchorage-Los Angeles 4,690 miles roundtrip 9,380 with
Anchorage-Seattle 2,896 miles roundtrip 5,792 with
Fairbanks-Seattle 3,066 miles roundtrip 6,132 with
Sitka-Seattle-Philadelphia 6,480 miles roundtrip 12,960 with
Enrollment in Club 49 is the only registration required to participate in the
offer. For complete rules and exceptions, visit www.alaskaair.com/club49.
Launched in 2011, Club 49™ offers Alaska residents special perks, including
free checked baggage, last-minute travel discounts and exclusive emails
featuring weekly fare sales.
Exclusive Club 49 member benefits include:
1. Two free checked bags. Club 49 members traveling to or from the state of
Alaska entirely on Alaska Airlines flights can check two bags at no cost. This
represents an $80 savings each way for a family of four checking one bag each.
Customers traveling solely within the state of Alaska can continue to check
three bags at no cost.
2. Two one-way "Travel Now" discounts. Club 49 members receive two one-way
certificates every year valid for 30 percent off full flex Y base fares. The
discounts can be used to purchase tickets on Alaska Airlines flights within
four days before the day of departure for destinations to, from or within
3. Weekly fare sales. Club 49 members receive exclusive weekly emails
featuring new deals on flights within Alaska and to destinations Outside.
One-way award shopping made easier
"In addition to our double miles promotion for Club 49 members, all Mileage
Plan members now have an easier time finding and booking award travel on
Alaska Airlines and on our two largest travel partners thanks to our new
one-way award calendar shopping," said Romano.
Booking award travel on Alaska Airlines improved significantly last month when
the carrier launched one-way award calendar shopping on Alaska Airlines,
American Airlines and Delta Air Lines. Customers can now mix and match award
shopping in a variety of ways including shopping for one-way or roundtrip
award travel; shopping the award calendars for all three airlines; and
combining airlines in one reservation using two types of awards. Alaska will
expand one-way awards to include additional partner airlines this summer.
Alaska Airlines, a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together with
its partner regional airlines, serves 95 cities through an expansive network
in Alaska, the Lower 48, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico. Alaska Airlines has ranked
"Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Traditional Network Carriers" in the
J.D. Power and Associates North America Airline Satisfaction Study^SM for five
consecutive years from 2008 to 2012. For reservations, visit
www.alaskaair.com. For more news and information, visit the Alaska Airlines
Newsroom at www.alaskaair.com/newsroom.
Terms and conditions for Alaska Airlines' Mileage Plan double miles: To
qualify for double miles, membership in Club 49 is required prior to the first
qualifying flight. The double miles offer is valid on qualifying nonstop
flights operated and marketed by Alaska Airlines. Miles must be credited to a
valid Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan account in order to earn double miles. All
travel must be completed between May 17 and Sept. 3, 2013. Offer is not valid
for award travel and the miles do not count toward elite status. The offer
cannot be combined with any other promotion. Allow four to six weeks for
travel and bonus miles to be credited. Other rules and restrictions apply to
double mile promotions. Visit www.alaskaair.com/club49 for complete details.
SOURCE Alaska Airlines
Contact: Bobbie Egan, Alaska Airlines, (206) 392-5101
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