OTHER RECENT LOCAL AIR TRAVEL DEVELOPMENTS:
ExpressJet Airlines / aha! release:
ExpressJet Airlines announced the launch of short, nonstop flights between Eureka/Arcata and Reno-Tahoe International Airport, starting Nov. 9, 2021.
Flights will operate each Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday departing California Redwood Coast – Humboldt County Airport at 11:25 a.m. PT arriving in Reno-Tahoe at 12:35 p.m. PT. The quick 1 hour and 10 minute nonstop flight eliminates the need for time consuming connections at crowded hubs or a long drive. Nonstop flights give travelers more time for adventure and less time traveling making short, spontaneous vacations possible. Return flights will operate on the same days, departing Reno-Tahoe at 9:30 a.m. PT and arriving in Humboldt County at 10:40 a.m. PT.
“We are extremely excited to welcome another new airline partner, aha!, to ACV and Humboldt County,” said Cody Roggatz, aviation director for Humboldt County. “This new service will provide Humboldt County Residents nonstop airline access to all of the entertainment and adventure options exclusive to the greater Reno-Tahoe Region through their local hometown airport.”
aha! is ExpressJet Airlines’ “air-hotel-adventure” leisure brand designed for travelers to enjoy Reno- Tahoe’s regional bounty — including exciting casino resorts and live entertainment, a diverse art and dining scene, and the world-class ski-golf-outdoor activities around Lake Tahoe, North America’s largest alpine lake. Thrill seekers can also take in exciting shows and annual events including Burning Man, Hot August Nights, Reno Rodeo, Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival, Barracuda Championship-PGA TOUR event, Great Reno Balloon Races, National Championship Air Races, Lake Tahoe Snowfest, and more.
“The Reno-Tahoe region offers travelers a wide range of fun and unique experiences,” said Head of ExpressJet’s aha! business unit Tim Sieber. “With the time savings of nonstop flights and packages with great deals at a curated collection of the best hotels and casino resorts in the region coming soon, we’re giving travelers everything they need to customize their own great, short vacation.”
aha! is offering an introductory, limited-time launch fare of $49 each way*. Vacation-seekers can book at www.flyaha.com or call the aha! Call Center at 775-439-0888. Coming Soon, aha! will offer value-priced vacation packages on www.flyaha.com that will offer travelers great savings on short two to five-night vacation getaways.
Experience and Reliability aha! is powered by ExpressJet Airlines, which has operated reliable air services to hundreds of smaller cities in the United States for 35 years. All flights will be operated with 50 seat Embraer ERJ-145 jets, with comfortable cabins and no middle seats. “ExpressJet developed aha! after hearing from travelers in smaller communities who were tired of wasting two days of each vacation traveling on airplanes and through crowded hub-airports,” said ExpressJet’s CEO Subodh Karnik. To book your flight, visit www.flyaha.com or call the aha! Call Center at 775-439-0888.