How do you check flight status on Alaska Airlines' flight tracking system?


Quick Answer

To check a flight status on Alaska Airlines' flight tracking system, select the flight date and enter the flight number. The system provides the flight's current arrival status.

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Visit AlaskaAir.com, and click on Flight Status. The flight date is selected from a drop-down menu. If you don't have the flight number, enter the departure city, the destination and the date to view a flight schedule. The schedule lists each flight, sorted by departure time. Find a flight and click on its flight number to view the flight status.

The flight status page indicates whether the flight is on pace to arrive early, on time or late. If the flight has already arrived, the page says "Arrived" underneath the Flight Status box. It also lists the flight's scheduled and actual times for departure and arrival. If the flight hasn't landed yet, it lists the estimated arrival time.

The Track this flight link on the flight status page provides a map with the plane's current location. It also displays the map's flight number, liftoff time, estimated touchdown time and current speed.

Alaska Airlines provides trip and flight alerts. Trip alerts provide you with text message or email alerts about any flights on your trip. Flight alerts are also sent via text message or email, and they provide information about a specific flight.

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