Alaska Airlines just announced new partners, routes and redemptions starting in June. Let’s have a look at the news and see which award flights are already available with AwardFares.

In a nutshell

New Partner STARLUX Airlines

STARLUX Airlines just became a partner of the Alaska Mileage Plan program, which means you can now start earning and redeeming miles with their flights!

Fly with STARLUX Airlines from Los Angeles (LAX) to popular destinations in Southeast Asia, including Bangkok (BKK), Danang (DAD), and Hanoi (HAN), via Taipei (TPE). Enjoy Asian’s busy city life, beautiful beaches, and breathtaking natural settings, all while earning miles as part of your trip.

Redemptions for award flights will be made available later this summer (July), make sure to stay tuned to our newsletter to get notified when those award flights become visible on AwardFares.

Note: Flights marketed by STARLUX Airlines and operated by another carrier are not eligible for mileage credit, so keep that in mind!

Seattle to Paris on Air Tahiti Nui

Connect in Seattle and go straight to Paris via a direct flight on Air Tahiti Nui. Redemptions are already visible on AwardFares.

Air Tahiti Nui upgraded its fleet to Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners in 2018, which are named after the islands of French Polynesia. The airline is known for its commitment to Tahitian culture, often showcasing traditional music and dance during flights, and serves a unique blend of French and Polynesian cuisine. Air Tahiti Nui is the only carrier that flies non-stop between Los Angeles and Tahiti, a key route that has won it numerous travel industry awards for best airline in the South Pacific.

Seattle to Paris on Air Tahiti Nui using Alaska Mileage Plan miles.

Seattle to Helsinki on Finnair

Connect in Seattle and fly direct to Helsinki with Finnair this summer and find yourself within easy reach of your favorite European destinations. Some of Finnair’s A350s aircrafts are equipped with the new Business Class seats, check out our review here.

San Francisco or Los Angeles to Madrid on Iberia

Book Iberia’s direct summer flights from either San Francisco or Los Angeles to Madrid. Plenty of seats available in Economy Class.

San Francisco to Madrid on Iberia using Mileage Plan miles.

San Francisco To Sydney on Qantas

Qantas has resumed its popular service from San Francisco to Sydney!

San Francisco to Sydney on Quantas using Alaska Mileage Plan miles.

Bonus: Earn double miles on Qatar Airlines

Earn 2X miles when you register and fly on Qatar Airways before June 30, 2023. Mileage Plan has great redemptions on Qatar Airways, especially on their Business Class/Qsuites products. It’s easy to quickly display all available seats with AwardFares.


  1. Log in to your account
  2. Select Alaska Milage Plan in the Frequent Flyer Program picker
  3. Select Qatar Airways under the Airline filter
  4. That’s it!
Qatar Airways Award Flights using Alaska Mileage Plan miles.

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