Alaska Airlines

Update to earning on flights

Starting May 1, 2024, we’re updating the way you earn AAdvantage® miles and Loyalty Points on flights depending on where you book. Learn which flights earn miles and Loyalty Points and which do not.

Our partnership with Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines is a leading carrier on the U.S. West Coast and serves more than 120 destinations across North and Central America. When you fly on Alaska Airlines, you can earn and redeem AAdvantage® miles, plus, enjoy the benefits of your AAdvantage® status.

Earn miles

You can earn AAdvantage® miles when you fly on Alaska Airlines marketed and operated flights and Alaska Airlines codeshare flights operated by Horizon Air or other oneworld® carriers.

Here's how:

  • Buy a published fare ticket in an eligible booking code
  • Fly an eligible route

The number of miles you earn depends on the flight distance and the fare class of your ticket.

When you earn eligible AAdvantage® miles for travel on Alaska Airlines, you’ll also earn Loyalty Points that count toward qualifying for AAdvantage® status.

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For travel on or after May 1, 2023 This content can be expanded
Cabin Purchase fares booked in Base miles Cabin bonus Loyalty Points
First J 100% 75% available
First C, D, I 100% 50% available
Economy Y, B, H 100% available
Economy K, M, L 75% available
Economy V, S, N, Q 50% available
Economy O, G 25% available
Basic Economy X 10% available
For travel between January 1, 2022 and April 30, 2023 This content can be expanded

If the booking code for the ticket you buy isn’t listed in the tables, you won’t earn AAdvantage® miles or Loyalty Points.

Travel ticketed as an American Airlines marketed flight (booked as an AA flight number) and operated by Alaska Airlines will earn AAdvantage® miles and Loyalty Points according to the American mileage accrual chart.

American Airlines

Redeem miles

Use AAdvantage® miles to book award travel on Alaska Airlines, including itineraries with oneworld® and partner airlines.

Flight award chart for oneworld® and partner airlines

Book award travel

AAdvantage® status benefits

When you fly on Alaska Airlines and its eligible affiliate airlines, your trip counts toward qualifying for AAdvantage® status and receiving additional benefits when traveling. Enjoy access to even more benefits, including the benefits you enjoy when flying on Alaska as a member of the oneworld® alliance.

Benefits AAdvantage Gold® AAdvantage Platinum® AAdvantage Platinum Pro® AAdvantage Executive Platinum®
Priority check-in and boarding available available available available
Priority security available available available available
Preferred seating** available available available available
Priority bags Not available available available available
Free checked bags 2 2 3 3
Complimentary same-day flight change Not available Not available available available
Lounge access Not available Business First First
Upgrades to First Class**^ available available available available
Complimentary Premium Class seats (after ticket purchase)**^ Y, B or H fares after ticket purchase; all other fares at 24 hours before departure Y, B, H, K, M, L, V, S or N fares after ticket purchase; all other fares at 72 hours before departure All fares except Saver Fares after ticket purchase All fares except Saver Fares after ticket purchase
AAdvantage® status bonus available available available available

*Access excluded regardless of status or class of service if travel is within North America or between the U.S., Canada, Mexico (except MEX), Bahamas, Bermuda and the Caribbean.

**Alaska Airlines Saver Fares (booked in ‘X’) aren’t eligible for upgrades to First Class or access to preferred or Premium Class seats.

^AAdvantage® status members can upgrade 1 companion traveling on the same flight and in the same reservation.

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