Hello, partners! Alaska Airlines Welcomes Mokulele Airlines to Mileage Plan – Alaska Airlines News

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

To mark our 15th anniversary of service to 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. By joining forces we are making it easier and more convenient for our guests to fly to more places on the islands.

Mokulele offers more inter-island flights than any other airline in Hawaii, with more than 800 flights per week – including up to 150 departures on peak days – to 10 destinations throughout the state of Aloha. With connecting service on Mokulele, our guests enjoy faster access to seven new locations and two islands not served directly from Alaska, such as Hilo, Lanai and Molokai. Mokulele is the only airline in Hawaii with regular scheduled flights to 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 on 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 expanded partnership with Mokulele Airlines will provide our guests with a streamlined way to travel to more communities across the islands to appreciate the culture, beauty and adventure of Hawaii,” said Nat Pieper, senior vice president of Fleet, Finance and Alliances 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 easily accessible from Alaska, thanks to 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.

Mokulele serves 10 destinations in Hawaii: Honolulu on Oahu; Hana, Kahului and Kapalua on Maui; Hilo, Waimea-Kohala and Kona on the island of Hawaii; Lanai City on Lanai; Kalaupapa and Hoolehua on Molokai.

“We’re in a growth mode, bringing more planes and bigger planes to Hawaii,” said Keith Sisson, Southern Airways chief of staff. β€œFor 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 in becoming Hawaii’s most comprehensive flight services provider.”

Alaska has been flying to Hawaii for 15 years. We began our first flight between Seattle and Honolulu on October 12, 2007. Service between Seattle and Lihue, Kauai began two weeks later, followed by Anchorage-Honolulu in December 2007. In 2008, Alaska began serving Kona on the island of 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.