SEATTLE, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and Emirates are teaming up to help customers explore the world, with double miles* anywhere across the Emirates network, as well as special fares on U.S. routes to Dubai and onward.
"With our 14 partner airlines and more than 700 destinations worldwide, Alaska Airlines' Mileage Plan is a truly global program," said Joe Sprague, Alaska Airlines' vice president of marketing. "By offering double miles on Emirates, we're helping our customers reach their next adventures faster."
New and current Mileage Plan members are eligible for double miles on all Emirates routes from April 21 through Nov. 30, 2014. Emirates is also offering a 10 percent discount on first and business class tickets, and a 5 percent discount on economy class tickets from U.S. cities to Dubai and onward, when purchased at www.emirates.com/AS using the promotion code USALK14**.
Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan members enjoy generous availability on award redemptions, one-way travel awards and no minimum spend requirement to reach elite status.Mileage Plan also rewards members with elite status faster than any other frequent-flier program. Elite-level status is earned for as little as 20,000 miles a year for travel on Alaska Airlines only. Elite-level status begins at 25,000 miles for customers who wish to combine travel on multiple airlines. Alaska Airlines MVP, MVP Gold and MVP Gold 75K Mileage Plan elite-level members enjoy priority boarding, two free checked bags, complimentary upgrades on Alaska, as well as bonus miles on every flight with Alaska and other elite-qualifying partner airlines, among other benefits. Ticket change fees are also waived for MVP Gold- and MVP Gold 75K-level members. To qualify for this offer, travelers must be members of Alaska Airlines' Mileage Plan and register at www.alaskaair.com. Customers who have not yet joined Mileage Plan can enroll online at no cost. Alaska Airlines, a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together with its partner regional airlines, serves nearly 100 cities through an expansive network in Alaska, the Lower 48, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico. For reservations, visit www.alaskaair.com. For more news and information, visit the Alaska Airlines Newsroom at www.alaskaair.com/newsroom. * Double miles promotion terms: Registration is required prior to the first qualifying flight, and must be completed no later than June 15, 2014. Double miles offer is valid only on qualifying paid nonstop flights from April 21 through Nov. 30, 2014. All travel must be completed by Nov. 30, 2014. Flights must be marketed and operated by Emirates. Flights must be flown in A, B, C, E, F, H, I, J, K, L, M, P, Q, R, T, U, V, W, X, and Y classes of service. Flight miles must be credited to your Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan account in order to earn double miles. Not valid on free or award travel. Double miles do not count toward Mileage Plan elite status. Please allow four to six weeks for miles to be credited to your Mileage Plan account. All terms and conditions of the Mileage Plan program apply. Offer subject to change without notice. ** Fare discount promotion terms: Valid for 10 percent off the base fare for first and business classes of service, A, C, F, I, J, and P or 5 percent off the base fare for economy class of service, B, E, H, K, L, M, Q, R, T, U, V, W, X, and Y. Valid for new ticket purchases only at Emirates.com/AS by June 15, 2014, using promo code USALK14. Fare discount offer is valid only on qualifying paid non-stop, transatlantic service from Emirates' U.S. gateway cities Los Angeles, Seattle, San Francisco, Houston, Dallas, Washington, D.C., New York, Boston or Chicago to Dubai and beyond from April 21 through Nov. 30, 2014. This offer is only valid on flights to and from Chicago from August 5 through Nov. 30, 2014. Advance purchase: Per applicable fare rules. Purchase by: June 15, 2014. Travel valid from: April 21, 2014. Travel complete: Nov. 30, 2014. Blackout dates for economy classes of service: June 8 through July 24, 2014, from Seattle. May 24, 2014, through July 24, 2014, from San Francisco. May 24 through July 14, 2014, from Los Angeles. Aug. 15 through Sept. 7, 2014, from Dubai to Seattle, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. Flights must be marketed and operated by Emirates. All terms and conditions of the Mileage Plan program apply. Offer subject to change without notice. SOURCE Alaska Airlines