Three non-stop daily flights to San Francisco (SFO) begin today

Santa Rosa, Calif. (June 8, 2017) – Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport (STS) starts three nonstop flights a day to San Francisco International Airport (SFO) on United Airlines. Daily flights are on their Bombardier CRJ-200, 50-seat jet aircraft.

The short flights are for connectivity to the world’s leading global route network, and are scheduled to arrive into Sonoma County Airport at 1:35 p.m., 4:45 p.m., and 11:20 p.m. and depart daily at 6:10 a.m., 2:05 p.m., and 5:15 p.m. This will be United’s shortest scheduled flight. Tickets for these flights can be purchased on www.flySTS.com and at www.united.com.

“This new daily service will connect customers from all over the world to California’s wine country through San Francisco,” said Anthony Toth, United’s managing director of Sales. “The three daily flights will operate like a shuttle between the two cities, providing business and leisure travelers with convenient flight options throughout the West Coast and beyond.”

“We are thrilled to offer United Airlines service to our community north of the Golden Gate. This connection will provide even more options to go anywhere at any time,” said Chairwoman Shirlee Zane, Sonoma County Board of Supervisors.

The flights between STS and SFO will be United’s shortest scheduled flights at just 39 minutes gate to gate. The airline is providing customers on these flights with travel wine glasses to commemorate the brand new service to Wine Country.

 

About United Airlines

United Airlines and United Express operate approximately 4,500 flights a day to 337 airports across five continents. In 2016, United and United Express operated more than 1.6 million flights carrying more than 143 million customers. United is proud to have the world’s most comprehensive route network, including U.S. mainland hubs in Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, New York/Newark, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. United operates 743 mainline aircraft and the airline’s United Express partners operate 478 regional aircraft. The airline is a founding member of Star Alliance, which provides service to 190 countries via 28 member airlines. For more information, visit united.com, follow @United on Twitter or connect on Facebook. The common stock of United’s parent, United Continental Holdings, Inc., is traded on the NYSE under the symbol “UAL”

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. The Airport offers direct flights on Alaska Airlines to Seattle, Portland, Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Diego, on Allegiant Air to Las Vegas, and to Phoenix Sky Harbor on American Airlines.

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.

For additional airport information, visit: sonomacountyairport.org. Follow Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport on Facebook and Twitter.

For further information, journalists are asked to contact Jon Stout at jon.stout@sonomacounty.org or (707) 565-7243.

 

MEDIA CONTACT
Jon G. Stout, AAE, CAE, Airport Manager
Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport (STS)
County of Sonoma – Transportation & Public Works
jon.stout@sonoma-county.org
(707) 565-7243