Alaska Airlines Announces Daily Nonstop Flights to Spokane
via Boise Airport press release
Alaska Airlines President & CEO Brad Tilden announced during the Boise Chamber of Commerce's CEO Speaker Series that Alaska Airlines will begin daily nonstop service between Boise and Spokane beginning August 24, 2015.
Alaska's nonstop service will operate twice daily, with both morning and afternoon departures. The flight will be operated by Horizon Air for Alaska Airlines using a 76-seat Bombardier Q400 aircraft.
Start Date City Pair Departs Frequency
August 25 Boise- Spokane 6:20 a.m. Daily
August 24 Boise - Spokane 7:25 p.m. Daily
August 25 Spokane - Boise 6:20 a.m. Daily
August 24 Spokane - Boise 3:20 p.m. Daily
"These new flights are more great news for the Boise Economy. The business connections they create will make the Boise Airport an even bigger economic and job creation engine for our community", said Boise Mayor David H. Bieter. "This investment by Alaska Airlines adds to the growing string of developments that are making 2015 the most exciting time for Boise since I became mayor 11 years ago."
"We're thrilled to have Alaska Airlines expand their service at the Boise Airport", said Boise Airport Director, Rebecca Hupp. "Alaska will now fly to eight destinations throughout the west, the most of any carrier in Boise. They are a strong partner and we look forward to continuing our relationship in the future."
Alaska Airlines now offers nonstop service from Boise to Lewiston, Portland, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, San Diego, San Jose, Seattle and Spokane. This is the third new route that the Boise Airport has announced for 2015.
Along with Alaska's new nonstop service to Spokane; Delta will begin nonstop service to Seattle in May and Allegiant will begin nonstop service to Los Angeles in June.
About the Boise Airport (BOI)
The Boise Airport is a municipally owned entity operating as a self-supporting enterprise. No City of Boise general funds are used to operate the Airport. BOI is served by 6 airlines which offer daily service to 17 non-stop cities. In 2014, more than 2.75 million passengers traveled through Boise Airport.