Tag archives for Alaska Airlines

  1. Back to Alaska Airlines Plebs Status

    I missed reaching Alaska Airlines MVP this year by 652 miles — not to be confused with the time I missed MVP Gold by 2000 miles. I thought about making a year-end milage-run, a process where you “[buy] a low-price airline ticket … and fly not because you want to go anywhere, but to earn…

  2. 2013 Year in Cities

    After missing MVP Gold by about 2000 miles last year, I started 2013 back at square one: I started climbing back up the points ladder again, hitting up two new states: Pennsylvania and Missouri, as well as one new country: Honduras! Seattle, WA* San Diego, CA Salt Lake City, UT* San Francisco, CA Solomons, MD*…

  3. So This Happened On My Flight Back

    After my fight1 was delayed for two hours due to weather, we’re finally getting ready to push back from the gate when the purser2 calls over the intercom for doors to be disarmed. Not good. The next ten minutes basically played out like latter parts of Gaylord Focker getting removed from the airplane, finally culminating…