Elite status benefits on Alaska Airlines

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Our West Coast International Alliance gives AAdvantage® elite status members access to even more benefits when flying on Alaska Airlines. This includes the benefits you enjoy when flying on Alaska as a member of the oneworld® alliance.

Benefits on Alaska Airlines

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

^Initially this benefit only applies to the elite status member. Later, Executive Platinum, Platinum Pro and Platinum members will be able to extend this benefit to 1 companion traveling on the same flight and in the same reservation.

Travel on Alaska Airlines

In addition to oneworld® benefits, AAdvantage® elite status members have access to additional benefits as part of our West Coast International Alliance, including Premium Class seats and – for AAdvantage® Executive Platinum and Platinum Pro members – upgrades to First Class.

First Class upgrades This content can be expanded
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