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Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 12:00 AM - For Immediate Release

May brings return of seasonal service to Boston and Chicago at SMF

Sacramento, Calif. (May 22, 2019) – Sacramento International Airport welcomed back two popular seasonal flights this month. American Airlines daily service to Chicago and JetBlue daily service to Boston. Both are great destinations for summer fun. Baseball fan? Both are fabulous cities for a summer baseball trip, or an unforgettable big city escape with rich history, world-class restaurants and incomparable nightlife.

“These are two of my favorite American cities, having lived in both places, visiting now is wonderful because there is even more to see and do,” said Cindy Nichol, Sacramento County Department of Airports Director. “We love having transcontinental access to Boston all summer as it’s such an amazing summer destination and a great jumping off point for European travel. And getting additional service to a great city like Chicago just helps make the route even more competitive for travelers.”

American’s service to Chicago began in early May. Chicago is a city rich in history and culture. Architecture buffs can enjoy the beautiful cityscape, historical river tours and culturally rich neighborhoods. Baseball fans won’t want to miss a trip to Wrigleyville for a game and the raucous fan base. Chicago also has a fabulous beach culture along the shores of Lake Michigan or rent a car and take a trip north to experience the famed summer lake culture of the upper Midwest.

SMF to Chicago

7:25am PT departure

1:38pm CT arrival

Chicago to SMF

5:45pm CT departure

8:11pm PT arrival


JetBlue’s daily service to Boston began May 16. Another amazing baseball city and Fenway Park is not to be missed, especially during the peak of baseball season this summer. A great foodie city, food and beer tours are plentiful. History buffs won’t want to miss the living history of the USS Constitution and the Boston Tea Party Museum.

BOS to SMF

7:08pm ET departure

10:43pm PT arrival

SMF to BOS

11:59pm PT departure

8:29am ET arrival

The Sacramento County Department of Airport is responsible for planning, developing, operating and maintaining the county’s four airports: Sacramento International Airport, Executive Airport, Mather Airport and Franklin Field. By July 2019, Sacramento International Airport will offer 175 daily nonstop flights on 14 domestic and international carriers to more than 40 nonstop destinations. In 2018, Sacramento International saw growth of more than 10% year over year passenger growth and served a record 12 million passengers. The regional economic impact of the Sacramento County airport system is more than $4 billion annually. For more information, visit sacramento.aero.

 

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The Sacramento County Department of Airport is responsible for planning, developing, operating and maintaining the county’s four airports: Sacramento International Airport, Executive Airport, Mather Airport and Franklin Field. Sacramento International Airport offers more than 155 daily nonstop flights on 12 domestic and international carriers to 36 destinations. The regional economic impact of the Sacramento County airport system is more than $4 billion annually. For more information, visit sacramento.aero.