Alaska Airlines

Alliance: N/A
Frequent Flyer Program: Mileage Plan

Baggage fees & policy

Destination Pesonal item Carry on 1st checked bag 2nd checked bag  
USA and Canada Free Free $30 $40 More info
Carribean, Central America and Mexico Free Free $30 $40 More info
Checked baggage

Maximum weight: 50 lbs or 22.6 kg
Maximum dimensions: 62 linear inches or 152.4 cm (height + width + length)

Inflight WiFi internet

Alaska Airlines is in the process of upgrading to a new, satellite based WiFi service from Gogo.

How to connect to satellite WiFi from Gogo

Once your flight leaves the gate, follow these steps:     

  1. Turn on your device's Wi-Fi, and choose the Alaska_WiFi network     
  2. Open your web browser and visit
  3. Choose what you’d like to do: free texting, entertainment, or the internet
ViaSat WiFi

Until new satellite WiFi service  is installed, some A320 and A321 aircraft will continue to use ViaSat service from Virgin America. To connect please follow these steps:

  1. Turn on you device's WiFi and choose virginamerica network
  2. Launch your web browser and visit
  3. Select a pass option

Free texting

Alaska Airlines offers free inflight texting on its flights. Free texting works with iMessage, Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp.

How to free text
  1. Turn on your smartphone's WiFi
  2. Connect to the gogoinflight, virginamerica or Alaska_WiFi network
  3. Launch web browser
  4. Go to
  5. Choose the free texting option