JetBlue Anchorage to Seattle: Family Vacation Superstar Fare!

HOT tip coming down from jetBlue Airways: Ride on our new favorite seasonal airline for just $87/one way between June 12-June 30! That’s right – save even more than the airline’s already low fare of $117/one way. THIS is big news for all those itching to head south in June. Remember, you can connect to other […]

Who’s a Winner? jetBlue and AKontheGO make it real for one lucky family

We have a winner! May I have the envelope please? Our esteemed judge, James Engelhardt, Fairbanks poet and Acquisitions Editor for the University of Alaska Press (our fine publishing house, by the way), has made his decision. The winner of the jetBlue/AKontheGO Family Travel Limerick Sweepstakes is….. Cassandra Stalzer, of Anchorage!  “There once was a […]

Everyone’s a Poet in our JetBlue Sweepstakes!

In case you’ve missed all the excitement – jetBlue is returning to Alaska this summer for a second year of providing stellar air service between Anchorage, Alaska and the Lower 48, and we want to help them celebrate! What’s really great, though, is jetBlue’s new Seattle-Anchorage service beginning May 17, which we feel necessitates a […]

*EXTRA*: Jet Blue Begins Anchorage-Seattle Service in 2013!

Alaskans asked, and New York-based JetBlue Airways responded: Beginning Thursday, May 16, 2013, JetBlue will begin daily nonstop service between Anchorage and Seattle. Family travel to and from Alaska couldn’t get any easier, folks, as JetBlue’s signature service rivals that of our other  major air carrier, Alaska Airlines, leaving plenty of room for speculation over […]

Travelgram Recap and Upcoming Veterans Day Hotspots

Yesterday’s Alaska Travelgram Show (Podcast HERE) was a fabulous hour of travel power. Not only was Scott McMurren reporting live from the Emerald City of Seattle, giving us the 411 on where to stay and play during the late-autumn months, but in the studio with moi was Eileen Floyd of the Alaska Zoo with tons […]

Blue By You and A Small World, After All

It’s 10 p.m., and my six year-old son has fallen asleep sideways on his sofa bed in our Disneyland Hotel suite. He’s been up since 4 a.m. Alaska time after a flight from Anchorage to Long Beach courtesy of jetBlue’s summertime service to the 49th state. AK Fam is exhausted, but in the most delightful […]

Jet Blue Arrives in the North!

Wait, I can almost see it from here; a pretty white plane with a blue tail waving madly from the sky. Today is the day jetBlue arrives in Alaska and adds itself to the list of carriers willing to transport people and goods to and from the 49th state. AK Fam is packed and ready […]