We strive to be the easiest airline to fly and with that in mind we offer greater flexibility on your day of travel with our same day confirmed flight change program. Subject to seat availability at the time of the request, you can get a confirmed seat for same-day flight changes for only $25.
How it works
A same day confirmed flight change can be requested by selecting "Change flight" during online check-in, iPhone/Android app check-in, or when checking in at an airport kiosk. You may also request a same day confirmed flight change via an airport customer service agent, or by calling Alaska Airlines reservations.
You can request a change up to six hours prior to your desired new flight. For example, if your original flight leaves at 7:00 pm and you would like to change to the 1:30 pm flight, you may request the change as early as 7:30 am.
If you've already missed your flight and wish to use our same day confirmed flight change for another flight on your original travel day, please see an airport agent for assistance.
To qualify for the $25 same day confirmed change:
- You must be holding confirmed reservations and tickets for flights operated by Alaska Airlines.
- You must keep the same origin, destination, thru, and connection cities. Co-terminal changes are not allowed.
- Your new desired flight must depart on the same calendar day as your originally scheduled flight.
- For "red-eye" flight departing between 12:00 a.m. and 3:59 a.m., the new desired flight may depart as early as 10:00 p.m. on the day prior to your original departure.
If you wish to make changes outside of the above listed eligibility, normal change fees and restrictions apply. Visit us online at alaskaair.com or call Alaska Airlines reservations for assistance in making changes to your ticket.
The $25 same day confirmed change fee is waived for customers booked in F, D, A (First) and Y, Z (Coach) classes of service.
We are unable to offer same day confirmed changes via web, kiosk, or airport agent to passengers traveling on group reservations or Alaska Airlines Vacations bookings. Changes may be made through the applicable reservation desk, during regular business hours.
Alaska Airlines Vacations: 1-800-468-2248 | Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (PT)
Group reservations: 1-800-445-4435 | Monday - Friday, 6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (PT); Saturday, 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (PT)
For MVP® Gold Mileage Plan™ members and those traveling in the same reservation, the 6 hour request limitation does not apply — all eligible and available flights will be displayed. Changes can be made online during online check-in beginning at 10:00pm local time the day prior to original flight. If a seat cannot be confirmed on your desired flight, you may request free same day standby.
For MVP® Mileage Plan™ members and those traveling in the same reservation, the 6 hour request limitation does not apply — all eligible and available flights will be displayed. Changes can be made online during online check-in beginning at 10:00pm local time the day prior to original flight.
Customers with refundable coach (Y, Z) or refundable first class (F, D) tickets may request flight changes at any time for no change fee by visiting us online at alaskaair.com or through an Alaska Airlines reservations call center. If a seat cannot be confirmed on your desired flight, you may request free same day standby.
If you are booked on nonstop flights between Anchorage and Fairbanks, Seattle and Portland, Seattle and Spokane, San Jose and San Diego, or San Jose and Orange County, you also have the option of requesting free same day standby.