Alaska Airlines has Los Angeles LAX to Baltimore BWI priced at $108 each way, about $10 more than Spirit’s low $99 one-way fare for travel in April and May. This fare is available beginning April 5 from LAX and extends to May 10. The fare rises to $134 for a few dates in late May before rising to $228 one way in June. From BWI airport the $109 fare begins Monday April 4 and runs into late May with more low fare departure dates.
These low Alaska one-way fares are available on more than half the dates in April and May from BWI and about 25% of dates from LAX.
Alaska Airlines Los Angeles LAX – Baltimore BWI (nonstop flights)
$216.20 Thursday April 7 – Tuesday April 12
Warning on AS Economy R code flights for AAdvantage flyers
The 2016 changes to American Airlines AAdvantage made Alaska Economy R code a no-miles earned booking code for AAdvantage miles.
Here are other options for crediting miles if you don’t want 100% AS Mileage Plan miles.
- British Airways = 25% flight miles.
- Delta = 50% flight miles.
- Korean Air = 50% flight miles.
- Hainan Airlines = 100% flight miles.
United Airlines Los Angeles LAX – Baltimore BWI
United Airlines matches the $108 low fare of Alaska on a few dates, but the main difference is UA has $117 one way fares on a lot of Monday to Friday dates from April 5 to May 18. Low fares continue into June for flights to LAX from BWI.
United Airlines Baltimore BWI – Houston IAH – Los Angeles LAX
$233.20 Monday May 2 – Saturday May 7, 2016
United base fare = $188 x 5 miles for base redeemable miles earned.