Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport is celebrating its 10th anniversary of air service provided by Alaska Airlines today. This milestone marks the Airline’s popular and convenient service that has carried nearly 2.25 million passengers on 38,000 flights to and from Sonoma County Airport. To celebrate, the Airport will offer cupcakes and giveaways to all.
The airport has been steadily adding flights and passengers since Alaska’s arrival in 2007. The Airline has increased the number of daily flights on STS routes by 75%. The Airline averages up to nine flights per day, to and from STS. Alaska Airlines service now includes daily flights to Los Angeles (LAX), Portland (PDX), San Diego (SAN), Seattle (SEA) and Orange County (SNA). All routes utilize the 76-seat, Bombardier Q400, turboprop aircraft.
“Alaska Airlines has been a great partner for 10 years, providing our community air service up and down the West Coast to five key destinations. We are proud to offer Alaska Airlines to our passengers, and appreciate their loyalty in making all our routes successful. Thank you for being part of our community, and exciting future. Happy Anniversary!” said Chairwoman Shirlee Zane, Sonoma County Board of Supervisors.
“We are proud to offer Alaska Airlines and their Wine Flies Free program at Sonoma County Airport. Many passengers on a daily basis take advantage of this Wine Country offer, and we are pleased they continue to offer this unique benefit to our passengers.” said Jon Stout, Airport Manager. “Including the cases of wine, Alaska Airlines has carried 59 million pounds of luggage for our community. Cheers to a job well done.”
About Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport (STS)
The Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport (STS) is located in the heart of Wine Country, 55 miles north of the Golden Gate. Offering a hassle-free experience with shorter lines, the Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport also features convenient ground transportation, easy and affordable parking, the Alaska Airlines Wine Flies Free program and the on-site Sky Lounge Steakhouse & Sushi Bar.
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