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Alaska Airlines Announces New Seattle Board Room, Expanded Partner Lounge Access for Board Room Members
PR Newswire
SEATTLE

SEATTLE, Oct. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines Board Room members and full-fare first class fliers passing through Sea-Tac International Airport's North Satellite terminal will have a new place to relax when Alaska's second Seattle Board Room opens next month.

"Our members have been eagerly anticipating the addition of a North Satellite Board Room. We're pleased to soon be able to offer our members a sanctuary from the hustle and bustle of the day of travel near our North Satellite gates, and expect construction to be complete in time for a mid-November opening," said Sangita Woerner, Alaska Airlines' vice president of marketing. "And yes, the new Board Room will feature one of our famous pancake machines."

Members of Alaska's popular Board Room lounges enjoy access to Alaska's five Board Rooms in Anchorage, Seattle (2), Portland and Los Angeles, as well as more than 50 affiliate lounges worldwide. Since August, members have enjoyed access to all of American Airlines' Admirals Club locations worldwide. Alaska and United Airlines are also expanding their partnership on Dec. 1, giving Board Room members access to United Clubs in Philadelphia and Minneapolis as well as Phoenix.

Beginning Nov. 7, visitors to Alaska's Seattle, Portland and Los Angeles Board Rooms will also enjoy expanded hours.

Location

Hours

Seattle (Main Terminal)

5 a.m. to midnight

Seattle (North Satellite)

5 a.m. to midnight

Los Angeles

5 a.m. to midnight

Portland

5 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Anchorage

5 a.m. to 1:30 a.m.

Board Room day passes cost $45 while new one-year memberships are $295 to $450, depending on Mileage Plan elite-tier status. (First-time membership includes a $100 initiation fee, which is discounted for Mileage Plan MVPs and Alaska Airlines Visa Signature® cardholders. Prices are waived for Gold members.)

Guests of the Board Room enjoy comfortable furnishings, business work stations, free Wi-Fi, large-screen TVs, and complimentary juices, beer, wine, cocktails, Starbucks coffee/espresso and snacks throughout the day, including fresh pancakes, soup and fresh vegetables.

A video rendering of the new board room is available at https://youtu.be/YXIeKbmd_ew. More information on Alaska's famous pancake machines is available at http://bit.ly/pancakeprinter.

Alaska Airlines, a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK), together with its partner regional airlines, serves more than 100 cities through an expansive network in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Alaska Airlines ranked "Highest in Customer Satisfaction among Traditional Carriers in North America" in the J.D. Power North America Airline Satisfaction Study for eight consecutive years from 2008 to 2015. Alaska Airlines' Mileage Plan also ranked "Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Airline Loyalty Rewards Programs" in the J.D. Power 2014 and 2015 Airline Loyalty/Rewards Program Satisfaction Report. For reservations, visit www.alaskaair.com. For more news and information, visit Alaska Airlines' newsroom at www.alaskaair.com/newsroom.

Video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXIeKbmd_ew&feature=youtu.be

 

SOURCE Alaska Airlines