About Alaska Airline.

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Alaska Airlines is a major American airline headquartered in SeaTac, Washington, within the Seattle metropolitan area. It is the fifth-largest airline in North America when measured by scheduled passengers carried. Alaska, together with its regional partners Horizon Air and SkyWest Airlines, operates a route network primarily focused on connecting cities along the West Coast of the United States.

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A Stinson "S" Junior aircraft of McGee Airways: McGee Airways was the precursor to present-day Alaska Airlines.

IThe airline operates out of five hubs, with its primary hub being at Seattle–Tacoma International Airport.[6] Alaska Airlines is a member of Oneworld, the third-largest airline alliance in the world.[7] As of 2020, the airline employs over 16,000 people and has been ranked by J. D. Power and Associates as having the highest customer satisfaction of the traditional airlines for twelve consecutive years. On December 3, 2023, Alaska Airlines announced plans to buy Hawaiian Airlines in a $1.9 billion deal.

Expansion after
WW II (1945–1949)

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An Alaska Airlines Douglas DC-3, one of the aircraft purchased by the airline after World War II

In 1945, Alaska Airlines hired its first stewardesses. In 1947, jockey James Wooten became president of the airline and he began to expand the airline greatly. Under his leadership, the company purchased many surplus military aircraft from the government that were used during World War II. The airline purchased Douglas DC-3s, Douglas DC-4s, and Curtiss-Wright C-46 Commandos. Alaska Airlines was the first carrier certified to operate DC-3s on skis

Created in 1932

IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded April 14, 1932; 91 years ago (as McGee Airways)
Commenced operations June 6, 1944; 79 years ago
Focus cities
Frequent-flyer program Mileage Plan
Alliance Oneworld
Fleet size 305
Destinations 128
Parent company Alaska Air Group
Headquarters SeaTac, Washington
Key people
Founder Linious "Mac" McGee
Employees 22,918 (Oct. 2022)
Website alaskaair.com

The first Alaskan flight took place in  1932

Former Alaskan Air fleet
Airbus A319-100 10 2018 2020 Taken from Virgin America after merger.
Airbus A320-200 53 2018 2023
Airbus A321neo 10 2018 2023
Boeing 720 4 1973 1975 Leased from Pan Am.
Boeing 720B 1 1972 1972 Leased from Continental Airlines.
Boeing 727-100 32 1966 1990 Boeing 727-200 29 1970 1994
Boeing 737-200C 9 1981 2007
Boeing 737-400 40 1992 2018 One converted into freighter, and five into combis.
Bombardier CRJ-700 9 2011 2018 Operated by SkyWest Airlines.
Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 54 2011 2023 Operated by Horizon Air.
Convair 880 1 1961 1966 First jetliner operated by the airline.
Convair 990 1 1967 1969
McDonnell Douglas MD-82 14 1985 2007
McDonnell Douglas MD-83 34 1985 2008 One written off in Flight 261 accident.

Current Aircraft Inventory Alaska Airline

Aircraft In service Orders Passengers Notes
F Y+ Y Total
Mainline passenger fleet
Boeing 737-700 11 12 18 94 124
Boeing 737-800 59 12 30 117 159
Boeing 737-900 12 16 24 138 178
Boeing 737-900ER 79 16 24 138 178
Boeing 737 MAX 8 15 12 30 117 159 Deliveries expected to begin in late 2023
Boeing 737 MAX 9 63 17 16 24 138 178
Boeing 737 MAX 10 102 TBA 189 Deliveries expected to begin in early 2024.
Cargo fleet
Boeing 737-700F 3 Cargo
Boeing 737-800F 1 1 Cargo
Regional passenger fleet
Embraer 175 41 9 12 12 52 76 Operated by Horizon Air.
42 Operated by SkyWest Airlines.



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Aérospatiale ATR 72-600


General Info

Role Turboprop regional airliner
National origin France/Italy
Manufacturer ATR
First flight 27 October 1988
Introduction 27 October 1989 (Finnair)
Status In production, In service

Primary users


General Info

  • Crew: 4 (captain, first officer, 2 flight attendants)
  • Capacity: 72 seats at 74-centimetre (29 in) pitch standard, 2–2 abreast
  • Length: 27.17 m (89 ft 2 in)
  • Wingspan: 27.05 m (88 ft 9 in)
  • Width: 2.57 m (8 ft 5 in) (cabin, maximum)
  • Height: 7.65 m (25 ft 1 in)


  • Cruise speed: 510 km/h (320 mph, 
  • Range: 1,528 km (949 mi, 825 nmi) typical in-service OEW, 70 PAX@95 kg
  • Service ceiling: 7,600 m (25,000 ft) 
  • Rate of climb: 6.88 m/s (1,355 ft/min)
  • Fuel consumption: 1.49 kg/km (5.3 lb/mi)