Alaska Airlines Will Join Oneworld in March

Written and Published October 13, 2020


Alaska Airlines and American Airlines announced a West Coast-alliance back in February that would make Alaska Airlines a part of the oneworld alliance by the summer of 2021. Back in July CEO of Alaska Airlines said that the process was going ahead faster than originally planned, but no official date was released. Alaska Airlines now announced that the carrier will officially join oneworld in March 2021!

Alaska Airlines Will Join Oneworld in March

Alaska Airlines Will Join Oneworld in March


In July oneworld alliance finally made an official announcement that Alaska Airlines was in the process of joining the alliance, but no official date was given at the time. Alaska Airlines has now announced that the airline will join the alliance on March 31, 2021. This will make Alaska Airlines the alliance's 14th airline. Alaska Airlines already codeshares with members of the oneworld alliance like American Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, and more. The joining of Alaska Airlines will add 34 new destinations to the oneworld network, across North America.

From the official press release:
“Every airline has pivotal moments in its history. Decisions that are made for future success and stability, and to provide increased service and a better travel experience for its customers. oneworld offers us those opportunities,” said Nat Pieper, Alaska’s senior vice president of fleet, finances and alliances. “We are officially joining a family with some of the best airlines in the world. The possibilities are tremendous.”

Alaska Airlines Will Join Oneworld in March

Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan partners:

-American Airlines
-Aer Lingus
-British Airways
-Cathay Pacific
-Condor
-EL AL
-Israel Airlines
-Emirates
-Fiji Airways
-Finnair
-Hainan Airlines
-Icelandair
-Japan Airlines
-Korean Air
-LATAM Airlines
-Qantas
-Singapore Airlines

Alaska Airlines will offer a full range of oneworld customer services and benefits once they become a member. Alaska Mileage Plan members will be able to earn and redeem rewards on all oneworld member airlines. Unfortunately, no further details were given for the Mileage Plan program, but we can expect further updates in the next few months.