Information About Security Rules on Alaska Airlines


Alaska Airlines suggests using their Web Check-In service, which is available up to 24 hours before departure. Travelers not using online check-in should arrive at the airport at least two hours before departure. Bags should be packed according to TSA regulations and any gifts must be unwrapped, allowing for inspection.


Alaska Airlines allows passengers one carry-on bag and one personal item, all of which must conform to TSA rules regarding size and contents. Alaska Airlines does permit passengers with appropriate documentation to carry on medical syringes.

Security Express Lines

Alaska Airlines offers security express lines for faster boarding at airports in more than 10 cities including Anchorage, Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and Washington, D.C. Security express lines can be used by MVP Gold Mileage Plan members, Delta Medallion members and first-class passengers. Alaska Airlines provides flight services within Alaska and also to more than 19 continental U.S. states, Canada and Mexico. Alaska Airlines abides by regular TSA (Transportation Security Administration) security standards and regulations for check-in, boarding and arrival.