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MEDIA ALERT – Southwest Begins Nonstop Oakland Flights at Reno-Tahoe International Airport

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What:  Join public officials, members of Southwest Airlines, and Airport representatives, as we celebrate the inaugural service between Oakland and Reno on Southwest Airlines. Three new daily flights will connect travelers with Oakland and the Bay Area. We will launch the new service with food, dance, art & fun, as we celebrate the fastest, easiest way to the Bay.

Who:   Southwest Airlines Adam Decaire, Managing Director of Network Planning; Chair Kitty Jung, Washoe County Commission; Mayor Geno Martini, City of Sparks; Mike Kazmierski, President & CEO of EDAWN; Marily Mora, Airport President & CEO; and more.

When:  Monday, June 6, at 8 a.m.

Where: Reno-Tahoe International Airport, Ticketing Front Curb, near Southwest Airlines Sky Cap desk

Reno-Tahoe International Airport continues to see growth in numbers of passengers and frequency of flights, but now it is up to the community to fill the seats, in order to keep the flight. Join us for a celebration of a route Reno-Tahoe has been seeking for years!


The Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority receives no state or local funding. All operating revenues are derived from tenant and concession fees. The Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO) is the 66th busiest commercial airport in the United States, with 3.4 million passengers per year. For more details, visit