Monday, February 9, 2015 at 12:54 PM - For Immediate Release
SeaPort Airlines Begins Service Between Visalia & Sacramento
SACRAMENTO - SeaPort Airlines will begin offering 12 weekly nonstop flights between Sacramento and Visalia beginning today. SeaPort received a contract to provide service as part of the Essential Air Service (EAS) program administered by the US Dept. of Transportation. The EAS program provides subsidized service that connects small communities with the national air transportation system at hub airports.
SeaPort customers will check in at Ticket Island 3 between Hawaiian Airlines and Aeromexico on the second level of Sacramento International Airport’s Terminal B. Customers will fly on a nine-seat Cessna Caravan turboprop airplane.
The Portland-based scheduled commuter airline is offering special incentive fares of $39 each way between Visalia and Sacramento. Passengers can book reservations at www.seaportairlines.com
The schedule is as follows:
Depart Sacramento Arrive Visalia
Flight 5301 11:40 a.m. 1:05 p.m. (except Sunday)
Flight 5303 6:45 p.m. 8:10 p.m. (except Saturday)
Depart Visalia Arrive Sacramento
Flight 5302 5:00 pm 6:25 p.m. (except Saturday)
Flight 5300 9:45 am 11:10 am (except Sunday)
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.