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Alaska Airlines Reviews

 

  3.1/5.0 with 591 reviews...



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About Alaska Airlines


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Originally founded to offer prospectors access to Anchorage Alaska, Alaska Airlines is a Seattle-based airline that offers a wide range of domestic and international flights to destinations in the United States, Mexico, and Costa Rica. Alaska Airlines is a full-service carrier with a fleet numbering 145 planes, with service to 104 destinations within North America, including Hawaii. While Alaska Airlines is not an official alliance member, it operates in partnership with several airlines such as Aeromexico, Delta, American Airlines, Emirates, and several others.



Flyer Reviews of the Alaska Airlines


anonymous
Not much to say about this Q400 seat, it is just like the rest on Alaska's Q400 fleet. And that means not so good. Narrow, limited leg room, just not comfortable at all. Although on my flight SEA/EUG the onboard crew was terrific. Thank goodness it is a short flight, but Alaska needs to retire these birds and switch to the E-175, which Delta flies on this same route. We took that flight from EUG/SEA and worlds difference. Delta will be our go to airline on this route at least until AS starts using the E-175.
[Seat 6B on a Bombardier Q400]


anonymous
No window
[Seat 11A on a Boeing 737-900]


anonymous
I fly Alaska Airlines almost every domestic trip I take, however that has recently changed. I will no longer fly Alaska. On a recent flight, my wife and I were among the last passengers to board, and were forced to check our carry on luggage (1 small suit case), because we were told there was limited overhead space. We begrudgingly accept and board the plane to find about half the overhead space completely empty. I'm not exaggerating here either. There was room for another 30 luggage bags. I immediately ask the nearest stewardess why we were being asked to check our bags with all the obvious available space, and she responds with: "We are concerned about overhead space filling up". I shoot her a confusing look and then look to the ample available overhead space, and she doesn't respond. This definitely sounds like a lame and nit-picky complaint, but we were meeting a friend at our destination who would be waiting on us to share a cab with, and the extra 20 minutes waiting for our checked luggage is a bit ridiculous. We packed light for the very reason of NOT having to check any luggage.
[Seat 14C on a Boeing 737-400]


anonymous
On a May 10, 2018, flight, the seat was a little forward compared to the submitted picture. I was able to see outside when I leaned forward. But still had the wall to lean against to sleep.
[Seat 12A on a Boeing 737-900]


anonymous
First off, the seat is easily 2 inches narrower than every other seat on the plane, as the fuselage starts narrowing two rows before this one. It also has less legroom than other rows. Adding insult to injury, it also does not recline at all, making it impossible to have a computer open and get work done. But wait - it gets better: you are next to the lavatory! Enjoy smells, lineups of people, and doors opening closing all flight long...
[Seat 34F on a Boeing 737-900]


seatlink
Watch out for this seat maybe, no seat reclining in front of you; may have extra legroom; no underseat stowage; near the galley; traytable in armrest means narrower seat; armrests do not move.
[Seat 1C on a Canadair Regional Jet 200]


seatlink
Just not a good seat, may have limited recline; near the lavatory.
[Seat 12C on a Canadair Regional Jet 200]


seatlink
Definitely better seats to sit in, may have limited recline; near the lavatory.
[Seat 32A on a Boeing 737-900]


seatlink
Overall a not a good choice, does not recline (exit row behind).
[Seat 15C on a Boeing 737-900]


seatlink
so cool i loves this stuff
[Seat 1A on a Boeing 737-900]



Alaska Airlines Fleet


Airbus A319

(31 reviews)
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Capacity: 119 pax — 111Y · 8F

Airbus A320

(35 reviews)
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Capacity: 149 pax — 141Y · 8F


Airbus A320 (v2)

(36 reviews)
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Capacity: 149 pax — 141Y · 8F

Airbus A321

(0 reviews)
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Capacity: 220 pax — 220Y

Boeing 737-400

(59 reviews)
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Capacity: 144 pax — 132Y · 12F


Boeing 737-400 (Combi)

(12 reviews)
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Capacity: 72 pax — 72Y

Boeing 737-700

(50 reviews)
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Capacity: 124 pax — 112Y · 12F

Boeing 737-800

(49 reviews)
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Capacity: 163 pax — 147Y · 16F

Boeing 737-800 (Premium Class)

(38 reviews)
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Capacity: 159 pax — 147Y · 12F

Boeing 737-900

(59 reviews)
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Capacity: 181 pax — 165Y · 16F

Boeing 737-900 (ER)

(44 reviews)
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Capacity: 181 pax — 165Y · 16F

Boeing 737-900 (ER Premium Class)

(35 reviews)
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Capacity: 175 pax — 135Y · 24W · 16F

Boeing 737-900 (Premium Class)

(34 reviews)
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Capacity: 178 pax — 138Y · 24W · 16F

Bombardier Q400

(18 reviews)
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Capacity: 76 pax — 76Y

Canadair Regional Jet 200

(14 reviews)
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Capacity: 50 pax — 50Y

Canadair Regional Jet 700

(17 reviews)
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Capacity: 70 pax — 70Y

Canadair Regional Jet 900

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Capacity: 76 pax — 67Y · 9F

Embraer 175

(12 reviews)
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Capacity: 76 pax — 64Y · 12F