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Alaska Airlines

Alaska Air Group operates two airlines, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air. With our regional partners, we fly to more than 120 destinations across the United States, Belize, Canada, Costa Rica, and Mexico. Our mission is creating an airline people love.

Alaska Airlines

Alaska’s sustainability efforts are an extension of its incredibly rich history of innovation and drive. Alaska focuses on caring for the long haul through our flight plan to net zero by 2040 and our interim 2025 ESG goals. We are here to make flying matter through investing in our people, flying greener and strengthening our communities.

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Alaska Airlines Empowers Guests to Reduce Emissions, Support Growth of SAF Market
Alaska Airlines Empowers Guests to Reduce Emissions, Support Growth of SAF
Market

4 days ago - This month, Alaska Mileage Plan members can earn Elite-Qualifying Miles when they support sustainable aviation fuel, contributing to their elite qualification for the new year.

Alaska’s Move to Eliminate Inflight Plastic Reveals Issues Within US Recycling Infrastructure
Alaska’s Move to Eliminate Inflight Plastic Reveals Issues Within US Recycling Infrastructure

9 months ago - The airline quickly hit a roadblock in the unrecyclability of paper cups with an integrated plastic lining necessary for beverage service.

Alaska Airlines becomes first U.S. airline to eliminate in-flight plastic cups
Alaska Airlines becomes first U.S. airline to eliminate in-flight plastic cups

10 months ago - Plastic cups? We sent ‘em packing. Today, we’re excited to announce the completion of our transition to paper cups for inflight beverages, a move which eliminates more than 55 million plastic cups annually and replaces them with a more planet-friendly alternative.

Alaska Airlines Aiming to Advance Low-Carbon Aviation Through Corporate Partnerships, Shared Learning
Alaska Airlines Aiming to Advance Low-Carbon Aviation Through Corporate Partnerships, Shared Learning

1 year ago - New program expands first-in-the-US agreement with corporate partners to reduce business travel emissions through sustainable aviation fuels.

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Brands Walk Their Talk in Support of Women’s Rights
Brands Walk Their Talk in Support of Women’s Rights

1 year ago - Setbacks such as the overturning of Roe v. Wade offer brands the opportunity to demonstrate their true commitment to supporting a healthy, equitable future for all.

Air Transport World Names Alaska Airlines 2022 Airline of the Year
Air Transport World Names Alaska Airlines 2022 Airline of the Year

1 year ago - Aviation Week Network’s Air Transport World (ATW), the leading media brand serving the information needs of the global airline and commercial air transport communities, announced today that Alaska Airlines is the 2022 ATW Airline of the Year.

Airline Industry Chips Away at Climate Impacts with Long-Term Sustainability Initiatives
Airline Industry Chips Away at Climate Impacts with Long-Term Sustainability Initiatives

1 year ago - Alaska, Delta share progress on meantime-measures, lofty goals ahead of industry net-zero targets.

Trending: Baby Steps on Eliminating Transport Emissions Still Leave Big Carbon Footprint
Trending: Baby Steps on Eliminating Transport Emissions Still Leave Big Carbon Footprint

2 years ago - Wednesday was Transport Day at COP26; and promising corporate and government pledges came together from airlines, automakers and the shipping industry. But the question remains: Are we doing enough, fast enough?

3 Key Drivers for the Regenerative Leadership We Need
3 Key Drivers for the Regenerative Leadership We Need

2 years ago - At SB’21 San Diego, leaders from a variety of industries and disciplines seemed to agree on three key drivers necessary for the regenerative leadership our world needs.

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Prioritizing its social and environmental commitments, Alaska Airlines promotes Diana Birkett Rakow to senior vice president of public affairs and sustainability
Prioritizing its social and environmental commitments, Alaska Airlines promotes Diana Birkett Rakow to senior vice president of public affairs and sustainability

2 years ago - Alaska Airlines has promoted Diana Birkett Rakow to senior vice president of public affairs and sustainability, in a move that underscores the airline's commitment to lead the aviation industry with ambitious and measurable goals to protect the places we fly and support the people and communities we serve.

Boeing and Alaska Airlines Partner to Make Flying Safer and More Sustainable
Boeing and Alaska Airlines Partner to Make Flying Safer and More Sustainable

2 years ago - Boeing and Alaska Airlines announced today they are partnering on the latest Boeing ecoDemonstrator program and will flight test about 20 technologies on a new 737-9 to enhance the safety and sustainability of air travel.

As Travel Resumes, So Does Focus on Decarbonization of Aviation
As Travel Resumes, So Does Focus on Decarbonization of Aviation

2 years ago - After a lengthy pause, tourism stands on the precipice of restarting again. But even as many travelers prepare to take to the open skies, aviation continues to grapple with its oversized carbon footprint compared with the rest of the industry.

Alaska Airlines® Announces Partnership with Boxed Water™ to reduce plastic waste and take another step toward more sustainable food and beverage offerings
Alaska Airlines® Announces Partnership with Boxed Water™ to reduce plastic waste and take another step toward more sustainable food and beverage offerings

2 years ago - Boxed Water Is Better® – the most renewable packaged water alternative to plastic bottles– is teaming up with Alaska Airlines to offer less impactful packaged water to passengers as a part of their joint mission to address the ongoing plastic pollution problem.

Alaska Airlines Outlines Path to Net Zero by 2040
Alaska Airlines Outlines Path to Net Zero by 2040

2 years ago - In one of the most challenging sectors to decarbonize, Alaska has set forth its plan to greatly reduce its carbon, waste and water impacts by 2025; and eliminate its carbon emissions altogether by 2040.

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Alaska Airlines Foundation grants awarded to address critical community needs
Alaska Airlines Foundation grants awarded to address critical community needs

3 years ago - The [Alaska Airlines](/brands/alaska-airlines) Foundation is awarding $315,000 to 23 nonprofits in Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington. These LIFT grants, the first round of 2020, are in response to urgent needs of food insecurity, shelter, remote educational support and other needs of families caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Alaska Airlines Asks Guests to #FillBeforeYouFly, to Reduce Inflight Plastic Waste
Alaska Airlines Asks Guests to #FillBeforeYouFly, to Reduce Inflight Plastic Waste

4 years ago - Alaska’s new initiative aims to rally flyers to bring their own water bottle and fill it before they board; the airline will now plant trees when guests bring their own pre-filled water bottle.

Alaska Airlines - Creating Lift: Imagine What’s Possible for the Environment, our Communities and our People
Alaska Airlines - Creating Lift: Imagine What’s Possible for the Environment, our Communities and our People

4 years ago - If you’ve flown with a kid lately, you know that the moment the airplane leaves the ground, it feels like magic.

#BrandsForGood, #Strawless Laying Groundwork for Sustainable Behavior Change
#BrandsForGood, #Strawless Laying Groundwork for Sustainable Behavior Change

4 years ago - On Wednesday, day three of SB’19 Detroit, the focus was on collective brand efforts to create the significant shifts in consumer behavior necessary for The Good Life to become a reality.

Relax! You’re Flying Greener, Just by Choosing Alaska
Relax! You’re Flying Greener, Just by Choosing Alaska

4 years ago - Refillable water bottle? Check. Packed light? Yep. Took public transportation to the airport? Gold star! Globetrotters today think more and more about the impact of their travel, especially air travel, on the environment.

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Scientific and Technological Breakthroughs are Transforming Global Brands
Scientific and Technological Breakthroughs are Transforming Global Brands

4 years ago - Mastercard, BanQu, Planet Labs sharing insights at SB’19 Detroit, June 3-6