Alaska Airlines announces new service from San Luis Obispo

Alaska Airlines recently announced that starting in 2020, the carrier will serve the San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport from both Portland and San Diego.

The San Diego flights will launch January 7, 2020, and the Portland flights will begin June 18, 2020. Alaska will operate once daily nonstop service on both routes onboard Horizon Air E175 aircraft. The new destination offers travel enthusiasts from Southern California and the Pacific Northwest easier connectivity to California’s fastest-growing wine and recreation region.

“We are excited to add nonstop service to San Diego and Portland, Oregon, from San Luis Obispo, furthering our commitment to California’s Central Coast,” said Brett Catlin, Alaska Airlines managing director of capacity planning and alliances. “Whether visiting nearby Paso Robles to experience the renowned food and wine scene, cycling through hills and vistas, or enjoying our on-board West Coast-inspired food and beverage menu, Alaska guests can look forward to experiencing our award-winning service.” 

Effective DateCity PairDepartsArrives
Jan. 7, 2020San Diego – San Luis Obispo11:55 a.m.1:07 p.m.
Jan. 7, 2020San Luis Obispo – San Diego1:50 p.m.2:57 p.m.
June 18, 2020Portland – San Luis Obispo1:10 p.m.3:18 p.m.
June 18, 2020San Luis Obispo – Portland3:55 p.m.6:03 p.m.

“These new Alaska Airlines flights are the successful outcome of years of planning and coordination,” said Kevin Bumen, A.A.E., San Luis Obispo airport director. “With the help of our community partners, the county and the airport are excited to bring these new opportunities to our travelers, and to provide deeper connections into the Alaska Airlines network.”

San Luis Obispo, well-known for its wine and food scene, is a key new market for the airline and underscores Alaska’s commitment to providing guests with bright flavors inspired by the West Coast. Alaska has a long-standing partnership with Broken Earth Winery, based in nearby Paso Robles, California, and currently serves noteworthy wine blends on all Main Cabin flights.

With Alaska’s Wine Flies Free program, Mileage Plan™ members can check a case of wine with no baggage fee, after visiting 31 West Coast cities, including San Luis Obispo.

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