Alaska Airlines to Add First Nonstop Flights from San Diego to Hayden/Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Alaska Airlines announced it will start new nonstop service between San Diego and Hayden/Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Just in time for next season’s ski season, the seasonal service will begin Dec. 17, 2016, and run through March 25, 2017.

This represents an expansion of service beyond the nonstop flights operated between Seattle and Hayden/Steamboat Springs and is a testament to the popularity of the area’s ski resort. In addition, it adds yet another winter resort destination for San Diegans and complements existing nonstop service to popular resorts including California’s Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort and many other resorts near Salt Lake City.

“Just as people begin to make vacation plans for the upcoming ski season, Alaska Airlines has introduced the first-ever nonstop service between San Diego and Steamboat Springs,” said John Kirby, the airline’s vice president of capacity planning. “We are pleased to offer San Diego customers another new nonstop destination, where they can continue to enjoy the benefits of our award-winning customer service and loyalty program.”

Summary of new service:

DatesCity pairDepartsArrivesFrequency
Dec. 17-March 25San Diego-Hayden/Steamboat Springs9:55 a.m.1:07 p.m.Wednesday & Saturday
Dec. 17-March 25Hayden/Steamboat Springs-San Diego1:45 p.m.3:06 p.m.Wednesday & Saturday

All times based on local time zones.

Alaska will fly the routes with 76-seat E175 jets, operated by SkyWest Airlines, which features 12 seats in first class, 12 seats in premium class and 52 seats in the main cabin. The E175 boasts cabin dimensions on par with a mainline jet. Onboard amenities include Wi-Fi Internet access, and Alaska Beyond Entertainment, which includes free and premium entertainment direct to customer devices and power outlets in the first class cabin.

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