Awards

Best airline/best frequent flyer program in the U.S.

SmarterTravel selects Alaska Airlines as the 2017 Editor's Choice for best airline and best frequent flyer program.

Best Domestic Airline for 2017: The Methodology

Key factors that were taken into account included: reliability, fees, legroom, seat width, number of routes, and other elements that contribute to overall satisfaction.

Best Frequent Flyer Program for 2017: The Methodology

Key factors taken into account included: ease of earning, ease of award redemption, award prices, the number of partner companies offering rewards, and the program’s overall value.