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Travel on "American" operated by Alaskan airlines

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Travel on "American" operated by Alaskan airlines

I just booked flight that was hundreds of $ cheaper for 2 people on Xmas day Boston to San Diego. Anyone out there know how are the seats on this flight? Am I going to regret this?? Are there tvs or movies on individual seats. My hubby is a big guy- I'm sort of regretting my choice of airlinesas we always go with blue, any encouragement out there ?

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1. Re: Travel on "American" operated by Alaskan airlines

Hi

what is flight number?

I din't know alaska flew that far east.

is it a connecting flight?

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2. Re: Travel on "American" operated by Alaskan airlines

sawadeeka-krup,

Alaska have been flying "that far east" for a good few years. They also have PDX-BOS. And there is a BO'S-SAN non stop.

Alaska is a very good airline.

Edited: 04 October 2013, 07:54
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Nothing wrong with Alaska at all. In fact, it's arguably a more enjoyable experience than AA.

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I'd call them equal, at least in economy class. We've flown AS from DCA-LAX and back, from KOA-PDX and Fairbanks-LAX. We'll soon fly them BUR-SEA. You can find seating info on Seatguru, Seatmaestro, etc. And reviews on Airlinequality.com.

Edited: 04 October 2013, 19:54
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I don't think they have TV's though. At least they didn't on our itinerary YEG-SEA-PVR.

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Alaska is a great airline - one of the best I have ever flown in fact. You should be aware that they only have 737s in their fleet, so if (like me) you don't care for the 3-3 seating arrangement in economy then that might be a drawback. I usually try to book preferred seating or FC whenever I fly with them.

They do not have seatback IFE, but for a nominal fee you can rent a "digEplayer" (basically a tablet) to use during the flight. The players have two earphone jacks so can be shared between two people. They are provided free to passengers in FC.

I wouldn't have any regrets over your decision. They are a quality operation, so I think you'll be fine.

-JimG

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I would rather walk than fly AA again, but I fly Alaska all the time (great airline).

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I fly Alaska Airlines from DCA to LAX frequently. They have comfortable seats and decent service. Good luck on your trip.

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You don't need seatback entertainment for a flight that short. Alaska are a good airline by American standards. (Still prefer SouthWest though)

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"You don't need seatback entertainment for a flight that short."

??? It's a 6 hour flight...