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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 at 15,000 Miles. Emirates Skywards members can earn and spend Miles when flying on the Alaska Airlines network, including all flights marketed and operated by Alaska Airlines.

Please give 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 at 15,000 Miles. The table below shows the number of Miles you need for a round-trip reward flight.

Zone Description Economy (RT) First (RT)
Intrastate For travel within one 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 US 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

The list of destinations in the table is subject to change. Please refer to the complete list of round-trip 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
Washington, District of Columbia Washington, DC 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 (beginning April 25, 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 (beginning April 25, 2018), Houston, San Antonio
Utah Salt Lake City
Virginia Dulles–Washington
Washington, DC 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 give your Emirates Skywards membership number when making your reservation. If you do not provide your membership number before your flight, you may request credit after your flight by sending the 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 round-trip reward tickets are permitted.
  • Reward tickets are not valid on codeshare flights operated by any carrier other than Alaska Airlines.
  • Children traveling on reward tickets will need to redeem the same number of Miles as adult members. 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: US$25 per change, per person.
  • Refunds before travel: US$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 by US or international authorities.

Baggage Allowance

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