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Great news for Alaska Airlines and Singapore Airlines fans!
Beginning September 27, 2017, Alaska Airlines and Singapore Airlines will give folks the option to earn each other’s miles for paid flights. And eventually, you’ll be able to redeem Alaska Airlines miles for Singapore Airlines flights (and vice versa).
Alaska Airlines Adds Singapore Airlines as Partner
Alaska Airlines isn’t part of any airline alliance. But they have partnered with lots of valuable airlines. And now we can add Singapore Airlines to that list!
On September 27, 2017, you’ll be able to earn Alaska Airlines miles for Singapore Airlines flights. And you’ll be able to earn Singapore Airlines miles for Alaska Airlines flights.
The miles you earn will also count toward Alaska Airlines elite status!
We don’t yet know when we’ll be able to redeem Alaska Airlines miles for Singapore Airlines flights, or Singapore Airlines miles for Alaska Airlines flights. And because Alaska Airlines hasn’t released any redemption rates for Singapore Airlines flights, we don’t know how great of a deal this will be. But more options for using miles & points is always a good thing!
You can only transfer Starwood points to Alaska Airlines. But you can transfer points from all 4 flexible points programs to Singapore Airlines! So eventually, you should be able to indirectly use Chase Ultimate Rewards, AMEX Membership Rewards, Citi ThankYou, AND Starwood points for flights on Alaska Airlines by transferring them to Singapore Airlines.
As One Mile at a Time points out, you will likely NOT be able to redeem Alaska Airlines miles towards long Business or First Class flights. But you never know, so keep your fingers crossed!
Earn More Alaska Airlines and Singapore Airlines Miles
You can quickly earn Alaska Airlines miles by signing-up for the Bank of America Alaska Airlines personal and small business cards. And because of the Alaska Airlines Virgin America merger, you can transfer Virgin America points to Alaska Airlines at a ratio of 1:1.3.
Singapore Airlines miles are easy to earn, because you can transfer miles from:
Alaska Airlines has partnered with Singapore Airlines! On September 27, 2017, you’ll be able to earn Alaska Airlines miles for Singapore Airlines flights. And you can earn Singapore Airlines miles for Alaska Airlines flights!
We don’t yet know when we’ll be able to redeem miles for partner awards. And we don’t know how good of a deal it will be. But more options for earning and redeeming points is always a positive thing!