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Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines 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.

Our partnership with Alaska Airlines will come to an end on 1 August 2021

Earn Miles

  • If you purchase tickets for travel on or before 31 July 2021, you can still earn Skywards Miles on your flights.
  • Tickets purchased and flights flown on or after 1 August 2021 will no longer be eligible to earn Skywards Miles.
  • If you’ve flown on Alaska Airlines on or before 31 July 2021 but didn’t quote your Skywards Membership number while booking, you can still claim your Miles until 31 July 2022. To claim missing Skywards Miles for flights completed within twelve months before 1 August 2021, please contact us with your flight details using Live Chat

Spend Miles

If you have spent your Miles on a reward ticket on or before 31 July 2021 for travel on or after 1 August, you can still use your ticket according to the existing ticket rules.

Tier Benefits

If you are an Emirates Skywards Platinum or Gold member travelling on Alaska Airlines in Main Cabin and connecting to or from an Emirates flight, you can still access selected Alaska Airlines lounges until 31 July 2021.


Earn Skywards Miles

Book with Alaska Airlines and quote your Emirates Skywards membership number to earn Skywards Miles.

The number of Skywards Miles you’ll earn depends on your class of travel, fare type and distance flown:

  • Main Class (Economy) - up to 1 Skywards Mile per mile flown
  • First Class - up to 1.5 Skywards Miles per mile flown

Spend Skywards Miles

Spend Skywards Miles with Alaska Airlines to over 115 destinations starting at 8,000 Miles.

To book a flight using Skywards Miles with Alaska Airline, click on Spend now, choose Book Classic Rewards Flight and select search partner flights only. You will then be able to check the availability of flights and use your Miles at checkout.

Check the table below for the number of Miles you need for a one-way reward flight. You’ll need twice the number of Miles for a return reward flight.

Zone One-way distance (miles) Main First
1 0-250 8,000 16,000
2 251-500 10,000 20,000
3 501-1000 14,000 28,000
4 1001-2000 20,000 40,000
5 2001-3000 26,000 52,000
6 3001-4000 32,000 64,000
7 4001-5000 38,000 76,000
8 5001-6000 44,000 88,000
9 6001-7000 50,000 100,000
10 7001-15000 60,000 120,000

Important Information

Earning Miles

  • To claim missing Skywards Miles for flights completed within the last six months, provide your flight details using Live Chat.
  • Miles can only be earned on Alaska Airlines operated flights and are not valid on codeshare flights.
  • Bookings in classes F, A, U, E, Z, X and T are not eligible to earn Miles.

Spending Miles

  • Rewards tickets are subject to availability.
  • Rewards are only valid on Alaska Airlines operated flights with the flight code – AS.
  • Mileage stated is for direct flights only. Where no direct service is operated, two or more rewards may be required.
  • One-way and return reward tickets are permitted.
  • Reward ticket coupons cannot be used out of sequence.
  • All flights must be confirmed at the time of Miles redemption. Waitlists are not permitted.
  • Rewards tickets are valid for 12 months from the original ticketed date with a maximum stay of three months.
  • Rewards values are exclusive of taxes, fuel surcharge and other charges. These need to be paid separately.
  • Children and infants occupying a seat and travelling on reward tickets will be required to redeem the same amount of Miles as an adult. Infant rewards are not permitted.
  • Other restrictions apply.
  • Emirates Skywards Programme Rules apply

Emirates Skywards tier benefits

Emirates Skywards Gold and Platinum members enjoy the following benefit when travelling on Alaska Airlines in Main Cabin:

  • Access to the Alaska Airlines lounges in Anchorage, Los Angeles, Portland and Seattle when connecting to or from an Emirates flight. Access is complimentary for the member plus one guest travelling on the same flight.
  • The above tier benefit is not available for members travelling on Reward tickets.