Hello, partners! Alaska Airlines welcomes Mokulele Airlines to Mileage Plan

The Hawaii-based airline connects our guests to 10 destinations around the world on inter-island flights the state begins early next year; Mileage Plan members earn miles on Mokulele flights

SEATTLE, November 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — As Alaska Airlines celebrates 15 years of service in the Hawaiian Islands, we are deepening our commitment to the state with an expanded partnership with Mokulele Airlines, our newest mileage plan partner, beginning in early 2023. to make it easier and more convenient for our guests to fly to other locations on the islands.

Mokulele offers more inter-island frequencies than any other airline Hawaii with more than 800 flights per week – including up to 150 departures on peak days – to 10 destinations across the state of Aloha. With connecting service on Mokulele, our guests enjoy faster access to seven new locations and two islands that are not directly served Alaskasuch as Hilo, lanai and Molokai. Mokulele is the only carrier in Hawaii with regular scheduled services lanai and Molokai.

This is how our guests will benefit from our new partnership with Mokulele Airlines from the beginning of 2023:

  • Mokulele flights can be purchased directly at alaskaair.com. This addition to our website will take place early next year.
  • Mileage Plan members who purchase tickets directly on alaskaair.com earn miles when flying Mokulele.

“Our enhanced partnership with Mokulele Airlines will offer our guests a streamlined way to travel to more communities across the islands to enjoy the culture, beauty and adventure of Hawaii,” said Nat Pieper, senior vice president of fleet, finance and alliances at Alaska Airlines. “This is also a great way for our Mileage Plan members to earn extra miles while traveling to one of the most beautiful places on earth.”

Hawaii is easy to reach Alaskawith an average of 30 daily peak-time non-stop flights from seven West Coast cities (Anchorage, Seattle, Portland, san francisco, San Jose, los Angeles and San Diego) to the four largest islands – Oahu, maui, Kauai and the island of Hawaii.

Mokulele Airlines has been operating for almost 30 years. The company is owned by Southern Airways, the largest commuter airline in the United States. In November, Southern will add a second 28-seat Saab 340 aircraft to Mokulele’s overall fleet as part of its expansion.

“We are in a growth mode, bringing more aircraft and larger aircraft to market Hawaii,” said Keith Sisson, chief of staff at Southern Airways. “For the coming year we are exploring every opportunity to offer a more diverse platform of services to the people of the islands. Expanding our partnership with Alaska Airlines is the next step on our journey hawaii most comprehensive flight service provider.”

Mokulele serves 10 destinations in Hawaii: Honolulu on Oahu; Hanna, kahului and Kapalua on maui; Hilo, WaimeaKohala and Kona on the island of Hawaii; City of Lanai on lanai; Kalaupapa and Hoolehua on Molokai.

Alaska Flew Hawaii for 15 years. We started our first flight between Seattle and Honolulu on October 12, 2007. service between Seattle and lihue, Kauaibegan two weeks later, followed by AnchorageHonolulu service on December 2007. in 2008, Alaska began serving Kona on the island Hawaii and kahului on maui.

With our award-winning service, we offer onboard amenities for a great trip to the islands: Our aircraft have three-class cabins, including First Class and Premium Class; Power outlets at each seat to keep devices charged; Hundreds of free movies and TV shows to stream to your own devices on board; Most flights are equipped with streaming fast satellite WiFi available for purchase. and you can pre-order from a range of fresh meals. Even if you need to make other travel plans, there are no change fees.

Our partnership extends to all Southern Airways Express operated flights and allows connecting flights los Angeles, Phoenix, Denver, Washington-Dulles, st louis, Dallas/Ft. value, Nashville, Atlanta and Pittsburgh.

Alaska is a member of One World global alliance. With oneworld and our additional airline partners, our highly acclaimed Mileage Plan program allows our guests to earn and redeem miles to fly 20+ miles oneworld and partner airlines around the globe. elite status Alaska automatically matches the tier status in oneworld immediately with all the benefits that come with it.

About Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines and our regional partners fly to more than 120 destinations The United States, Belize, Canada, Costa Rica and Mexico. We emphasize low rates and award-winning customer service. Alaska is a member of oneworld global alliance. With the alliance and our additional airline partners, our guests can travel to more than 900 destinations on more than 20 airlines and earn and redeem miles on flights to destinations around the world. learn more about Alaska at news.alaskaair.com. Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air are subsidiaries of the Alaska Air Group.

Via Mokulele Airlines/Southern Airways

Founded in memphis In 2013, palm beach-based Southern Airways has quickly become the largest commuter airline in the United States The United States. With a diverse fleet of over fifty aircraft, Southern, along with its subsidiaries Mokulele Airlines and Marianas Southern Airways, serves 52 cities with more than 275 peak-day departures from hubs in Chicago-O’Hare, Dallas/Ft. value, Denver, Honolulu, kahului, los Angeles, memphis, Phoenix, PittsburghSaipan, st louis and Washington– Dulles. Visit iFlySouthern.com for more information or join us on all major social media sites.

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