World Traveller 73


There are many carriers that operate from the mega airport of Los Angeles International Airport. While many carriers operate smaller regional jets up and down the coast, Alaska Airlines exclusively offers a Boeing 737 in it’s fleet, with the occasional Airbus 320 that is left over from it’s Virgin Australia acquisition. In Alaska Airlines First Class, this affords a little extra room over its competitors that usually use an smaller Embraer aircraft…. Read More

The Alaska Airlines First Class service from Maui to Bellingham allowed us to sneak onto one of the few day time operated flights that didn’t require a red eye overnight flight back to North America. Our flight was scheduled to depart Hawaii at 2:30 PM, allowing a more dignified and comfortable return to North America, landing at 10:13 PM. This is easily an advantage to fly American Carriers back to North America… Read More

Alaska Airlines offered non stop service from regional Bellingham, Washington, United States to Hawaii. Their strategy was to attract Canadian travellers crossing the Canada / United States Border for cheaper fares than departing from their usual Canadian Airports. Alaska Airlines First Class Service was pretty good and highlighted by some unusual catering, and a comfortable way to get to Hawaii. Review: Alaska Airlines First Class B737-8, Bellingham International Airport – Honolulu International… Read More

There are lots of carriers that offer air service too and from Las Vegas. Today’s choice of Alaska Airlines from Las Vegas to Bellingham was more of a matter of convenience over our usual Star Alliance carriers Air Canada, which offered non stop service, or United, that offers one stop service through Los Angeles or more typically, San Francisco. The Alaska First Class is a reasonable way to get around and it… Read More

With a population spread out across wide distances in Canada, there is usually a lot of travel time between Canada’s cities. With only two major air carriers in Canada, the options for full business class are pretty lean, without a lot of competition as compared to our neighbours to the south. Air Canada has had a monopoly on business travel in Canada for quite a number of years and is the leading… Read More

Trip Introduction: Skiing at Vail Colorado, United States via Alaska Airlines Every other year, I try to get WT73 jr out and about to experience some travel. I traveled a lot growing up with parents from the United Kingdom and Singapore so summers for me meant traveling to Asia or Europe. Since we spend many weekends on the hill at Whistler, most of our winter time is spent up there. Sometime last… Read More

This post is one chapter on our trip to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico on Alaska Airlines. This trip was booked and credited to Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan using a two for one Companion Fare courtesy of the Alaska Airlines credit card. For more information on how this trip was booked, please see our trip introduction here. For other parts of the trip, please see this index. If you enjoyed this post, please… Read More