Horizon Air will begin service on behalf of sister carrier Alaska Airlines from John Wayne Orange County Airport to Charles M. Schulz - Sonoma...

Horizon Air will begin service on behalf of sister carrier Alaska Airlines from John Wayne Orange County Airport to Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport and Reno-Tahoe International Airport on March 16.

The regional carrier will offer a daily round-trip on each of the two routes and will operate 76-seat Bombardier Q400 turboprop regional airliners on the routes.


Horizon Air, Alaska Airlines' sister regional carrier in the Alaska Air Group, operates a fleet of nearly 50 Bombardier Q400 and Q400 NextGen turboprop regional airliners. It operates all of the 76-seat aircraft on behalf of Alaska Airlines and most of Horizon Air's Q400s are painted in its sister carrier's livery. However, a growing number feature themed liveries commemorating the colors of sports teams of the major universities in cities and states to which Horizon Air operates

Horizon Air, Alaska Airlines’ sister regional carrier in the Alaska Air Group, operates a fleet of more than 50 Bombardier Q400 and Q400 NextGen turboprop regional airliners. It operates all of the 76-seat aircraft on behalf of Alaska Airlines and most of Horizon Air’s Q400s are painted in its sister carrier’s livery. However, a growing number feature themed liveries commemorating the colors of sports teams of the major universities in cities and states to which Horizon Air operates

 

“These new routes will bring low fares and an elevated flight experience to our valued Los Angeles area customers,” says John Kirby, Alaska Airlines’ vice president of capacity planning.

“With the addition of Santa Rosa and Reno, Alaska will offer 13 peak daily departures to six destinations, including Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta, from Orange County’s John Wayne Airport,” adds Kirby.

Alaska Airlines is offering introductory one-way fares from $79 each way in both directions on each of the two routes.

To obtain the introductory fares, customers must purchase their tickets by November 9. Travel under the introductory fares is valid from March 16 through June 8, 2016.

Horizon Air operates a fleet of more than 50 Bombardier Q400 76-seat turboprop regional airliners, making it one of the largest operators of the type in the world

Horizon Air operates a fleet of more than 50 Bombardier Q400 76-seat turboprop regional airliners, making it one of the largest operators of the type in the world

 

Horizon Air’s Orange County-Reno service will see its flight departing John Wayne Orange County Airport (IATA code SNA) at 2:45 p.m. daily from March 16 and arriving at Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO) at 4:05 p.m.

In the other direction, Horizon Air’s flight will leave RNO at 10:15 a.m. daily from March 16 and and at SNA at 11:37 a.m.

The carrier’s schedule for its Orange County-Sonoma County service calls for its flight to push back from the gate at SNA at 12:15 p.m. daily from March 16 and reach Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport (STS) at 1:46 p.m.

In the other direction, Horizon Air’s flight will begin taxiing at STS at 12:40 p.m. daily from March 16 and touch down at SNA at 2:11 p.m.

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