Alaska Airlines Begins New Flights from Orange County to Santa Rosa and Reno/Tahoe

New flights offer Los Angeles customers low fares and non-stop service

Mar 16, 2016, 12:10 ET from Alaska Air Group

SEATTLE, March 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Alaska Airlines will begin new service from Orange County to Santa Rosa/Sonoma County, California and Reno/Tahoe, Nevada. These new routes eliminates the need to connect through other cities and marks the first time Alaska Airlines has provided service between Reno and Orange County, which is the second most popular destination from Reno.

"We're excited to introduce two new destinations from John Wayne Airport," said John Kirby Alaska's vice president of capacity planning. "Orange County residents will enjoy our convenient non-stop service to the wine regions of Sonoma, and to the Biggest Little City in the World, Reno, Nevada."

The flights will be operated by Horizon Air using 76-seat Q400 aircraft. Customers can enjoy complimentary snacks, soft drinks, Starbucks coffee and tea and Northwest wine and microbrews.

Summary of new service:

Start date

City pair




Mar. 16

Orange County-Reno

2:45 p.m.

4:05 p.m.


Mar. 16

Reno-Orange County

10:15 a.m.

11:37 a.m.


Mar. 16

Orange County-Santa Rosa

12:15 p.m.

1:46 p.m.


Mar. 16

Santa Rosa-Orange County

12:40 p.m.

2:11 p.m.


All times based on local time zones

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