What is a Known Shipper?

A Known Shipper is an individual or entity who may transport their goods on passenger aircraft. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) requires all shippers who wish to transport their goods by air transport with Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air to be Known unless your shipment meets an exception.

Read the information below to determine if becoming a Known Shipper is right for you.

Ready to become a Known Shipper? Go to our Known Shipper Application.

Already a Known Shipper?

Log in to use our online services to book and track your shipments 24/7.

Exceptions for Shipments Not Requiring Shippers to be Known

Known Shipper status is not required if shipping any of the following:

Known Shipper Status for Businesses

Business are often already recognized by the TSA. Your business may qualify for an expedited Known Shipper application process if we can determine that your company is recognized by the TSA. Please visit our Known Shipper Application for Businesses section for more information about applying.

IACs and CCSFs
TSA provides IAC and CCSF statuses to Alaska Air Cargo directly. If you have questions or concerns regarding your IAC or CCSF status, please contact us

Interested in becoming a Known Shipper?

Our Known Shipper program is a vetting process that has been approved by the TSA, and requires that our Known shippers meet every requirement before approval.