Alaska Airlines announces updates to policies amid COVID-19

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SPOKANE, Wash. — Alaska Airlines announced updates to a variety of their policies due to COVID-19 on Tuesday.

All mileage plan statuses will be extended through the end of the year. Tier qualification requirements remain unchanged.

Cancellations not occurring within 72 hours of the flight can be made online.

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If bookings made with companion fares are cancelled, certificates will be reinstated. All bookings made through third-party websites have to be dealt with through those services.

Additionally, Alaska is reducing its total system of flights by 80% until further notice. Temporarily, service to Maui, Kona, Lihue and Costa Rica has been suspended.

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