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Alaska Airlines Now Selling Long Haul Tickets To Australia

Posted: Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:29 pm
by 797
Very surprising undertaking. This is the first time Alaska Airlines has ever embarked on the long-haul ticket selling venture.

https://airwaysmag.com/airlines/alaska- ... australia/

The airline will put its AS code on flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Brisbane (BNE) and Melbourne (MEL), San Francisco (SFO) to Sydney (SYD) and Melbourne, as well as from Sydney to Honolulu (HNL).

This same model could be replicated with other long-haul partners, opening up Alaska's market reach by endless possibilities.

Way to go!

Re: Alaska Airlines Now Selling Long Haul Tickets To Australia

Posted: Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:49 pm
by FA9295
Does Alaska not already do this with other long-haul partner airlines?

Re: Alaska Airlines Now Selling Long Haul Tickets To Australia

Posted: Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:52 pm
by winginit
FA9295 wrote:
Does Alaska not do this with other long-haul partner airlines?


They have mileage accrual and redemption agreements with long-haul partners and long-haul partners place code on AS' network, but this is the first time AS is placing their code on long-haul international partner flights.

Re: Alaska Airlines Now Selling Long Haul Tickets To Australia

Posted: Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:53 pm
by 797
FA9295 wrote:
Does Alaska not already do this with other long-haul partner airlines?


Negative. This is the first "long haul" flight that Alaska will sell through its website/ticket offices.

Re: Alaska Airlines Now Selling Long Haul Tickets To Australia

Posted: Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:56 pm
by deltaffindfw
Welcome to OneWorld Connect ;)

Re: Alaska Airlines Now Selling Long Haul Tickets To Australia

Posted: Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:20 pm
by Byrdluvs747
deltaffindfw wrote:
Welcome to OneWorld Connect ;)


This does look like a first step into the alliance arena. Once AS works out any issues, I expect we will see the same for CX, JL, and BA eventually.

Re: Alaska Airlines Now Selling Long Haul Tickets To Australia

Posted: Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:25 pm
by LAXBUR
It appears the fares are different than what’s offered on Qantas. So for the time being there isn’t real incentive to book with Alaska.

Re: Alaska Airlines Now Selling Long Haul Tickets To Australia

Posted: Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:51 pm
by A388
How many daily flights does QF have from LAX to Australia and from SFO to Australia? Do they only fly to SYD, BNE, and MEL? What about SFO?

A388

Re: Alaska Airlines Now Selling Long Haul Tickets To Australia

Posted: Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:54 pm
by YYZORD
All hints for this go to QF eventually flying into SEA sometime.

Re: Alaska Airlines Now Selling Long Haul Tickets To Australia

Posted: Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:29 pm
by RyanairGuru
A388 wrote:
How many daily flights does QF have from LAX to Australia and from SFO to Australia? Do they only fly to SYD, BNE, and MEL? What about SFO?

A388


7 weekly SYD-LAX
9 weekly MEL-LAX
10 weekly BNE-LAX

6 weekly SYD-SFO
4 weekly MEL-SFO

6 weekly SYD-DFW

5 weekly SYD-HNL

Re: Alaska Airlines Now Selling Long Haul Tickets To Australia

Posted: Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:33 pm
by vadodara
797 wrote:
Very surprising undertaking. This is the first time Alaska Airlines has ever embarked on the long-haul ticket selling venture.

https://airwaysmag.com/airlines/alaska- ... australia/

The airline will put its AS code on flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Brisbane (BNE) and Melbourne (MEL), San Francisco (SFO) to Sydney (SYD) and Melbourne, as well as from Sydney to Honolulu (HNL).

This same model could be replicated with other long-haul partners, opening up Alaska's market reach by endless possibilities.

Way to go!


Perhaps JL, CX and BA not too far behind especially at SEA.

Re: Alaska Airlines Now Selling Long Haul Tickets To Australia

Posted: Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:46 pm
by RJNUT
vadodara wrote:
797 wrote:
Very surprising undertaking. This is the first time Alaska Airlines has ever embarked on the long-haul ticket selling venture.

https://airwaysmag.com/airlines/alaska- ... australia/

The airline will put its AS code on flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Brisbane (BNE) and Melbourne (MEL), San Francisco (SFO) to Sydney (SYD) and Melbourne, as well as from Sydney to Honolulu (HNL).

This same model could be replicated with other long-haul partners, opening up Alaska's market reach by endless possibilities.

Way to go!


Perhaps JL, CX and BA not too far behind especially at SEA.




These connections are already available for sale through 3rd parties or even the long-haul carriers themselves. The news would be for Alaska website to sell above listed possibilities. Personally, I would prefer the long haul carrier to handle/manage my booking rather than the short-haul connector.