US News & World Report names Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan No. 1 loyalty program

Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan has received top honors in US News & World Report´s list of best airline rewards programs for the second consecutive year.

The program rankings identify the top frequent flier programs for everyday travelers using a methodology that weighs six components: ease of earning a free round-trip flight, added benefits, network coverage, flight volume, award flight availability and airline quality ratings.

Alaska Airlines, together with its regional partners, flies 32 million customers a year to more than 110 cities with an average of 970 daily flights throughout the United States, including Hawaii, Canada, Costa Rica, and Mexico. Alaska Airlines is a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group (NYSE: ALK).