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Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines, together with Virgin America and its regional partners, flies 40 million guests a year to more than 115 destinations. It offers an average of 1,200 daily flights across the United States and to Mexico, Canada and Costa Rica.

Take Advantage Today

Earn up to 1.5 Miles per mile flown and start redeeming from 15,000 Miles. Emirates Skywards members can earn and spend Miles when flying on the Alaska network, including all flights marketed and operated by Alaska Airlines.

Please quote your membership number when booking your flight, and present your Emirates Skywards card at check-in.

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Miles Earned Per Mile Flown

Spend Miles

Flight rewards start from 15,000 Miles. The table below shows the number of Miles you need for a return reward flight.

Zone Description Economy (RT) First (RT)
Intra-State For travel within one individual state including Alaska, California, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington. 15,000 30,000
Continental US and Canada For travel within the Continental United States or between the Continental U.S. and Canada. 25,000 55,000
Mexico For travel between the United States or Canada, and Mexico. 35,000 65,000
Hawaii For travel between North America and Hawaii. 40,000 75,000
Costa Rica For travel between North America and Costa Rica. 45,000 80,000

This list of destinations mentioned in the table above is subject to change. Please refer to the complete list of return reward destinations below:

United States

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State Cities
Alaska Adak, Anchorage, Barrow, Bethel, Cordova, Dillingham, Dutch Harbor, Fairbanks, Glacier Bay, Gustavus, Juneau, Ketchikan, King Salmon, Kodiak, Kotzebue, Nome, Petersburg, Prudhoe Bay, Sitka, Wrangell, Yakutat
Arizona Phoenix, Tucson
California Burbank, Fresno, Los Angeles, Mammoth Lakes, Monterey, Oakland, Ontario, Orange County, Palm Springs, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, San Luis Obispo, Santa Ana, Santa Barbara, Santa Rosa-Sonoma
Colorado Denver, Steamboat/Hayden
District of Columbia Washington, D.C- DCA
Florida Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Tampa
Georgia Atlanta
Hawaii Lihue – Kauai, Kona, Maui, Honolulu- Oahu
Idaho Boise, Lewiston, Sun Valley
Illinois Chicago
Indiana Indianapolis
Kansas Wichita
Louisiana New Orleans
Maryland Baltimore-Washington
Massachusetts Boston
Michigan Detroit
Minnesota Minneapolis/St. Paul
Missouri Kansas City, St. Louis
Montana Billings, Bozeman, Great Falls, Helena, Kalispell, Missoula
Nebraska Omaha
Nevada Las Vegas, Reno
New Mexico Albuquerque
New Jersey Newark
New York LaGuardia (from 25 April 2018), John F. Kennedy
North Carolina Raleigh/Durham
Oklahoma Oklahoma City
Oregon Eugene, Medford, Portland, Redmond
Pennsylvania Philadelphia, Pittsburgh
South Carolina Charleston
Tennessee Nashville
Texas Austin, Dallas, Dallas/Love Field (from 25 April 2018), Houston, San Antonio
Utah Salt Lake City
Virginia Dulles- Washington
Washington Bellingham, Pasco, Pullman, Seattle, Spokane, Walla Walla, Wenatchee, Yakima
Wisconsin Milwaukee

Other countries

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Country Cities
Canada Calgary, Edmonton, Kelowna, Vancouver, Victoria
Costa Rica Liberia, San Jose
Mexico Guadalajara, Zihuatanejo, Loreto, Los Cabos, Manzanillo, Mazatlán, Mexico City, Puerto Vallarta, Cancun

Important Information

Earning Miles

  • Please quote your Emirates Skywards membership number while making your reservation. If you have not mentioned your membership number before your flight, you may request post-flight credit by sending your flight details to Emirates Skywards using the claim Miles form.
  • Miles can only be earned on Alaska Airlines operated flights (AS) and are not valid on codeshare flights.
  • Bookings in classes A, W, G, T, E, D, Z, N, R, 0, I and X are not eligible to earn Miles.

Spending Miles

  • Rewards tickets are subject to availability.
  • Only return reward tickets are permitted.
  • Reward tickets are not valid on codeshare flights operated by any other carrier other than Alaska Airlines.
  • Children travelling on reward tickets will need to redeem the same number of Miles as that of an adult member. Infant rewards are not permitted.
  • All flights must be confirmed at the time of Miles redemption. Waitlists are not permitted.
  • Maximum stay: Three months.
  • Journey must commence within 12 months of ticket issuance.
  • Date change: USD 25 per change, per person.
  • Refunds before travel: USD 75 only within ticket and Miles validity.
  • Refunds after travel: Not permitted.
  • Mileage stated is for direct flights only. Where no direct service is operated two or more rewards may be required.
  • The purchaser of a reward ticket is responsible for all applicable taxes, fees, and checked baggage charges imposed by the transporting carrier(s) or U.S. or international authorities.

Baggage Allowance

Please visit the Alaska Airlines website to find out more about baggage allowances.