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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 and spend Skywards Miles on flights to over 115 destinations.

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:

  • Coach Class - up to 1 Skywards Mile per mile flown
  • First Class - 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) Coach First
1 0-250 8,000 16,000
2 251-500 10,000 20,000
3 501-1,000 14,000 28,000
4 1,001-2,000 20,000 40,000
5 2,001-3,000 26,000 52,000
6 3,001-4,000 32,000 64,000
7 4,001-5,000 38,000 76,000
8 5,001-6,000 44,000 88,000
9 6,001-7,000 50,000 100,000
10 7,001-15,000 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 A, W, G, T, E, D, Z, N, R, O, I and X 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 when Miles are redeemed. 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. Taxes and other charges must be paid separately.
  • Children and infants occupying a seat and traveling on reward tickets will be required to redeem the same number of Miles as adult travelers. Infant rewards are not permitted.
  • Other restrictions apply.
  • Emirates Skywards Program Rules apply

Emirates Skywards tier benefits

Emirates Skywards Gold and Platinum members enjoy the following benefits when traveling on Alaska Airlines in Coach 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 traveling on the same flight.
  • Access to Alaska Airlines’ premium check-in lane and priority boarding throughout the Alaska Airlines network (where available).
  • The above tier benefits are not available for members traveling on Reward tickets.