Alaskajewelry.com Forms Strategic Partnership with Alaska Airlines

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Alaska Airlines Mileage plan members can now receive extra miles when purchasing jewelry online.

Alaska Airlines Mileage plan members can now receive extra miles when purchasing jewelry online.

Alaskajewelry.com is a privately owned jewelry Etailer based in Sitka, Alaska. They also have two retail locations in Sitka.

This partnership represents a huge benefit for Alaska Airlines mileage plan members, as well as those who fly on Alaska Airline's Mileage Plan Airlines Partners American Airlines, Big Sky Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Continental Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Era Aviation, Hawaiian Airlines, Horizon Air, LAN, Northwest Airlines, PenAir, and Qantas.

Through a recent partnership with Alaska Airlines, Alaskajewelry.com is now offering 1 mile for every dollar spent on their website.

Where is this website: http://www.alaskajewelry.com For specific information on the mileage plan benefits go to: http://www.alaskajewelry.com/alaska_jewelry_air_miles.php or for the link on the Alaska Airlines website: http://www.alaskaair.com/mileageplan/PartnerMilesOps.asp 3rd in list.

When did this happen: The final arrangements were completed 10/04/2005

More Information: Oines says that he originally approached Alaska Airlines about becoming a Mileage Plan Partner to benefit other Alaskans, but most of the responses so far have been from customers outside of Alaska.

"Living on an island in Southeast Alaska, my only option for air travel is Alaska Airlines, and this is true for most people in the state. Here in Alaska, almost everyone is an Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Member, because it's the only airline we fly! Most of us use Alaska Airlines credit cards too-anything to get free travel!

"What I've learned in the short time the program has been in effect is that it's not just Alaskans who are mileage plan members. In fact, most of the responses so far have been from our customers in Washington and California."

Oines says that what started as "An Alaskan Jewelry Store" now does business all over the world.

"We've sent orders to England, Australia, Japan, and Spain-just sent a gold nugget ring to one of our soldiers serving in Iraq. Actually, we just finished an engagement ring for a soldier coming home from Iraq as well."

"Really, it's a benefit to anyone who buys jewelry and also flies, because the miles can also be used on any of Alaska Airline's partner carriers as well, which effectively span the globe. American Airlines, British Airways, Continental, Delta, Hawaiian, Northwest-they're all partners."

"I think that offering bonus miles is a huge benefit for our mutual customers."

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