Alaska Airlines and Finnair are working together
so that members of their frequent flyer programs the opportunity to
earn miles/points on both airlines as Finnair expands its wings
with new flights from San Francisco.
Members of Alaska
Mileage Plan can now begin earning miles on Finnair, while award
redemption will commence later this year.
Finnair Plus members can now begin earning and
redeeming points on Alaska Airlines.
“We’re thrilled to be
partnering with European-favorite Finnair, as they launch their
first West Coast service from our San Francisco hub to Helsinki on
1 June,” said Andrew Harrison, Alaska Airlines executive vice
president and chief commercial officer. “Our Mileage Plan members
will be able to fly Finnair to over 60 destinations in Europe from
San Francisco, Chicago and New York’s JFK.” Alaska Airlines, along with Virgin America, now has 83 daily departures
from San Francisco to 35 destinations.
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