Alaska Airlines’ frequent flyer program is called the Mileage Plan. This company is part of the large One World airline alliance. It also has partnerships with some major American and international airlines.
Each air mile flown is worth one Alaska mile, even in the basic fare classes.
It is also possible to earn points from this airline with :
- affiliated credit cards. Canadians have access through MBNA.
- expenses incurred with hotel partners, restaurants, shops, car rentals etc.
- transfers from Marriott points at 3:1 ratio
Mileage Plan points are used to :
- buy award airline tickets from 5,000 points to over 1,000 destinations,
- to find a place to stay among more than 400,000 choices of accommodation,
- to obtain first-class upgrades,
- and many other benefits.
The company has four statuses: MVP, MVP Gold, MVP Gold 75K and 100K. There is no spending requirement, but a level of miles and segments earned on Alaska Airlines or partner flights.
The benefits are pretty classic, and some are also open to partners, such as a discount on the seat selection price or the baggage allowance.
How do I join in Mileage Plan?
You can do it online through this link
How many Mileage Plan points do I get per dollar?
One air mile flown equals one Alaska Airmiles Mileage Plan mile.