The relationship between Alaska the airline, and Alaska the state is a unique one. It goes far deeper than just a relationship between an airline and the customer who flies with us.
Alaska is where we got our start, and our roots lie with its people. As we have served the Alaskan community for more than 80 years, we want to honor the unique bond that is cherished by our Alaska-based employees, many of whom are actively involved with various events and organization and in other ways that give back to the community in which they live and work.
Check out our Community Calendar and see what's going on all over Alaska, all year long. There are all sorts of events celebrating Alaska's unique heritage and culture. From sledding to basketball and ice carvings to ice worms ... you'll find an event to pique your interest.
Athletes, vendors, and spectators will gather from around the world in Fairbanks to celebrate the 52nd annual World Eskimo Indian Olympics.
The games that are played display the preparedness one needed for survival. They require skill as well as strength, agility, and endurance.
Receive a 5% discount off any published fare between any Alaska Airlines city and Fairbanks when traveling July 14 – 23, 2013. Simply enter Discount Code ECMF34 when shopping for flights.
For more information about the World Eskimo Indian Olympics, please visit weio.org
Alaska's newest birding festival, the Yakutat Tern Festival boasts one of the largest and southernmost-known breeding colonies of Aleutian Terns and Arctic Terns.
Over 200 additional species of birds have been documented in the area, making Yakutat a world-class birding and ecotourism destination.
Receive a 20% discount off any published fare between any Alaska Airlines city and Yakutat when traveling May 28 – June 4, 2013. Simply enter Discount Code EC3859 when shopping for flights.
For more information about the Yakutat Tern Festival, please visit yakutatternfestival.org
The Alaska Airlines Cup is the largest youth soccer tournament in Alaska, taking place at the Kincaid Soccer Complex and Dela Vega Fields.
This international youth soccer tournament hosts over 2,000 players in age divisions from U11-U19 and this year adds an adult men's and women's division.
Receive a 10% discount off any published fare between any Alaska Airlines U.S. or Canadian city and Anchorage when traveling May 25 – June 4, 2013. Simply enter Discount Code ECMA144 when shopping for flights.
For more information about the Alaska Cup, please visit alaskarush.com
The Airport Operators Council of Fairbanks International Airport welcomes the public to get a "behind the scenes" look at what goes on at the airport. Activities include a pancake breakfast, hands-on activities, aircraft on display, mini-seminars, airport tours and more.
This one day event runs from 7 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the UAF Aviation Technology Center, 3504 South University Avenue, Fairbanks.
For more information about Fairbanks Aviation Day, please visit facebook.com/FairbanksAOC
This annual festival is a celebration of Petersburg's unique Norwegian heritage and Southeast Alaskan life.
The heart of downtown is barricaded and booths line the street offering a variety of wares and information. A parade, a walk/run race, a pageant, style shows, many dedications, receptions, and open houses fill out the very full annual festival schedule and ensure entertainment for everyone.
For more information about Little Norway, please visit petersburg.org