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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 15,000 Miles.

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

The table below shows the number of Skywards Miles you need for a return reward flight.

This list of destinations and Miles needed is not exhaustive and may be subject to change.

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

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

  • 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.
  • Only 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 benefits when travelling 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 travelling 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 travelling on Reward tickets.