Alaska Airlines' Frequent Fliers gain access to American Airlines network

Members of Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan now have access to book nearly 3,000 more daily flights on partner American Airlines following the most recent phase of the airline´s reservation system migration, which will bring all US Airways flights under the American code this fall, the company said.

On Oct. 17, Mileage Plan members will enjoy seamless access to the world´s largest airline and have even more options to earn and redeem miles for award travel.

Alaska Airlines also announced an expanded lounge agreement with American Airlines, which gives board Room members access to all 54 Admirals Club locations worldwide beginning Aug. 15.

Elite members of Alaska´s Mileage Plan receive exclusive benefits on American´s expanded network, including expedited security, priority check-in and boarding, complimentary or discounted access to Main Cabin Extra seats, as well as baggage waivers.

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.