Alaska Airlines Launches Flight Pass, First Ever U.S. Flight Subscription Service
Alaska Airlines has launched ‘Flight Pass’, an innovative subscription-based travel offering. Members can fly up to 24 roundtrip flights annually to the most popular routes within California, and from California to Reno, Phoenix and Las Vegas for a fixed monthly rate.
On Wednesday (February 16, 2022), Alaska Airlines announced the launch of Flight Pass, an innovative new service which will allow members to fly up to 24 roundtrip flights to the most popular routes within California, as well as from California to Reno, Phoenix and Las Vegas for a fixed monthly rate. Annual membership plans start at $49 per month, allowing members to lock in main cabin deals for a full year with lower than average fares on eligible flights. Subscribers can choose between two plans based on the best value or the most flexibility, with the only difference being the required advanced booking time. Members will receive monthly or bi-monthly credits deposited into their Flight Pass account, which can be redeemed for 6, 12 or 24 nonstop trips per year to eligible destinations. Flyers will still be required to pay applicable taxes and airport fees on each flight in addition to the monthly subscription fee and nominal fare (most fares will be $0.01).
In Wednesday’s announcement, Alaska Airlines’ Managing Director of Business Development and Products, Alex Corey, said,
“Flight Pass builds on our mission to offer travelers the most West Coast destinations at the best value. Our commitment to care means offering convenient and affordable options that fit our guests' lifestyle and connect them to where they want to go. After two years of staying close to home, guests are ready to travel again and with 100 daily flights from 16 airports throughout California and between California to Reno, Phoenix and Las Vegas, Flight Pass will take them there.”
Alaska Airlines’ Regional Vice President of California, Neil Thwaites, added,
“Alaska Airlines is uniquely positioned to help our West Coast guests experience more with direct access to destinations near and far from our expanding hubs. Flight Pass will provide more options, value and care with every trip that our guests book, while also transforming the travel experience long-term.”
The basic Flight Pass starts at $49 per month and offers the best value. The plan requires a 14 day advanced booking, and flights can be booked as far as 90 days in advance. Starting at $199 per month, Flight Pass Pro is the most flexible plan which allows same-day booking up to two hours prior to departure and as early as 90 days in advance. Customers of both plans will need to choose whether they would like 6, 12, or 24 roundtrip flights annually. Members will then redeem their credits by choosing from 100 daily flights connecting 13 California airports, as well as to Reno, Phoenix and Las Vegas. Customers can sign up for Flight Pass by clicking here.
Alaska Airlines and their regional partners serve over 120 destinations in the United States, Mexico, Canada, Costa Rica and Belize. The sustainability-focused carrier emphasizes Next-Level Care for guests, while offering low fares and award-winning service. Alaska has hubs in Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Portland and Anchorage. The carrier is a member of the oneworld global alliance, and along with their additional partners, Alaska Airlines’ guests can earn and redeem miles on flights to more than 1,000 global destinations on over 20 airlines. Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air are subsidiaries of the Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK).
Source: Alaska Airlines