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Alaska Airlines is Now a Member of the oneworld Alliance

Alaska Airlines is now officially a full member airline of the oneworld alliance as of yesterday, Wednesday, March 31, 2021, which is the first time in its history of approximately 89 years that the carrier is a member of a global airline alliance, according to…

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Elite Status Alignment Between Mileage Plan and oneworld Alliance Announced Officially

As Alaska Airlines prepares to officially become a full member airline of the oneworld alliance on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, official announcements from both the airline and the global alliance were released earlier today, Thursday, December 4, 2020 pertaining to which oneworld elite tier status aligns with each level of elite status in the Mileage Plan frequent flier loyalty program effective as of…

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Now Alaska Airlines Plans to Join oneworld Alliance on March 31, 2021

First, the date was sometime during the summer of 2021.

Then, the date was moved up to by the end of 2020.

Now, the latest news is that Alaska Airlines will officially become a full member airline of the oneworld alliance on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, which is the first time in its history of 88 years that the carrier will be a member of a global airline alliance, according to…

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Alaska Airlines to Join oneworld Alliance in 2020

Alaska Airlines is expected to become a full member airline of the oneworld alliance by the end of 2020, which will allow members of the Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan frequent flier loyalty program to earn and redeem miles through the extensive global network of the 13 member airlines of the oneworld alliance — as well as…

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Alaska Airlines Plans to Join oneworld Alliance in the Summer of 2021; Expands Partnership With American Airlines

After their partnership gradually eroded to almost nonexistent during the past three years, Alaska Airlines and American Airlines stunned the world of frequent fliers by announcing a suddenly strengthened partnership to give travelers along the west coast of the United States more choices when traveling internationally, offer seamless access across a broader network, and provide strategic growth for both airlines — as well as notice of the plan for Alaska Airlines to join the oneworld alliance as a full member.

When Alaska Airlines first announced on Sunday, July 9, 2017 changes which adversely affected its partnership with American Airlines, the…

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LATAM to Leave the oneworld Alliance Effective May 1, 2020

LATAM Airlines Group S.A. will no longer be a member of the oneworld airline alliance effective as of Friday, May 1, 2020 — but customers of the airline who have earned elite level status will still enjoy the benefits offered by most airlines of the oneworld airline alliance via their flights and airport lounges through Thursday, April 30, 2020.

One notable exception is that…

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Royal Air Maroc to Join oneworld Alliance March 31, 2020

Royal Air Maroc is the latest airline to join the oneworld alliance, which is expected to occur on Tuesday, March 31, 2020; while Royal Air Maroc Express — which is its regional subsidiary — will simultaneously join as a oneworld affiliate member.

This means that…

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Royal Air Maroc to Join oneworld Alliance in 2020

Royal Air Maroc is the latest airline to join the oneworld alliance, which is expected to occur sometime during the middle of the year 2020; while Royal Air Maroc Express — which is its regional subsidiary — will simultaneously join as a oneworld affiliate member.

This means that…

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TAM to Join oneworld With LAN Colombia; Restructures Award Loyalty Program

The LATAM Airlines Group — which is the parent company of LAN Colombia and TAM as a result of the merging of LAN and TAM to become the largest commercial carrier in Latin America — announced today that it will choose the oneworld global alliance, meaning that TAM will leave Star Alliance and join the oneworld alliance sometime in…

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OpenSkies to Become a oneworld Airline Alliance Affiliate

OpenSkies — a subsidiary of British Airways which currently operates Boeing 757 aircraft service between Newark and Paris Orly — will become affiliated with the oneworld airline alliance as of 1 December 2012. Members of the frequent flier loyalty programs of airlines of the oneworld alliance should be able to earn and redeem frequent flier loyalty program miles for flights on OpenSkies aircraft — and FlyerTalk members respond that it is about time, as that was not previously possible. I was one of the lucky passengers to fly on the inaugural flight…

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