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August 22, 2023
Tails of travel: How 2 cougar kittens flew cross-country to become the newest big cats in Philadelphia
Orphaned cougar siblings are settling into their new home at Philadelphia Zoo after traveling in care of Alaska Air Cargo.
September 29, 2022
A cargo partnership that saves lives
We care for thousands of organs and tissue samples on their way to transplant recipients every year – part of our partnership with LifeCenter Northwest and transplant centers across the U.S.
August 5, 2022
For this baby bear, our Alaska Air Cargo service was just right
An orphaned brown bear cub found alone on a military base near Anchorage is settling in at Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo after flying to her new home in the special care of Alaska Air Cargo.
May 4, 2022
Pet Connect with the pros: Top 5 tips for our furry and feathered frequent flyers
For the thousands of pets flying with us – and the humans who love them – preparations begin well before flight. Our expert pet shippers share their advice for safe and smooth travel.
November 12, 2021
Expert Tip: Answers to 3 top questions on known shippers, freighters and insurance
Veteran Alaska Air Cargo manager Jeff Cotton shares answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about known shippers, freighters and insurance.
October 27, 2021
Expert Tip: 3 things to have ready for the Cargo Call Center
These three small details are big time-savers when calling our customer service team, says longtime Alaska Air Cargo manager Patricia Warren.
August 10, 2021
The story of 2 unaccompanied minor bears and how Cargo flew them to new homes
All unaccompanied minors get special care when flying Alaska Airlines – but when the young guests are part of the bear family, their travels require extra choreography in cargo.
April 19, 2021
GoldStreak Package Express: How to use our premium shipping service
Freight forwarders rely on our GoldStreak premium service to get high-priority cargo like medical supplies to their destination as quickly as possible. Here's how it works.
April 13, 2021
6 tips to make our shipping tools work harder for you
Bookmark these tools to get quick answers to common questions, calculate costs and stay up to date on service changes across our North American network.
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