SEATTLE, June 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Alaska Airlines will launch daily, nonstop service between Seattle and San Luis Obispo, California, on April 13, 2017. Located just south of the city of San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport serves travelers from as far north as Southern Monterey County and as far south as Northern Santa Barbara County.
“We are pleased to add nonstop service to San Luis Obispo, our 16th California city and a popular destination for our loyal customers,” said John Kirby, the airline’s vice president of capacity planning. “Whether visiting for business, sunshine, art or wine, our valued travelers will have easy access to the best SLO County and the entire Central Coast has to offer.”
Summary of new service:
|Seattle||8 a.m.||10:28 a.m.||Daily|
|San Luis Obispo||12 p.m.||2:35 p.m.||Daily|
All times based on local time zones.
“The community welcomes Alaska Airlines and eagerly anticipates service to Seattle,” said Kevin Bumen, director of airports for San Luis Obispo County. “This new route will provide a vital link between the Pacific Northwest and the Central Coast for business and tourism.”
The year-round service will be operated by SkyWest Airlines using Embraer E175 jets, featuring 12 seats in first class, 12 seats in Preferred Plus and 52 seats in the main cabin. The E175 boasts cabin dimensions on par with a 737. Onboard amenities include Wi-Fi Internet access, free and premium entertainment direct to customer devices, and in first class, 110 volt power at every seat. Food and beverage options will feature complimentary snacks and non-alcoholic beverages along with for-purchase items including hearty snack packs, Washington State wines and craft beers and spirits.