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Reno-Tahoe International Airport Announcing a Peachy Vacation Giveaway 

RENO, Nev. (June 5, 2024) – The Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO) is announcing the launch of its new nonstop flight to the world’s busiest airport, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) on Delta Air Lines. Join the airport for a passenger focused celebration and a live announcement of the winner of an incredible Atlanta, Ga. vacation package valued at $2,000. 

“This new route to Atlanta on Delta Air Lines is an important addition to our list of over twenty nonstop destinations and we are so excited to be bringing this year-round flight option to our customers,” said Daren Griffin, President/CEO of the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority. “As the busiest airport in the world, ATL offers unparalleled connectivity, allowing our passengers to reach virtually any destination with ease.” 

What: Representatives from the Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority  

Chris Payne from KDOT Rock 104.5 

Where: Reno-Tahoe International Airport 

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When: Friday, June 7, 2024 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Winner Announcement: Live at 12:30 p.m. (winner need not be present to win) 

Why: Capture the excitement of RNO’s new nonstop route to Atlanta, Ga. and witness the live announcement of the Atlanta, Ga. vacation package winner 

“By delivering more ways to access sought-after destinations throughout the U.S. West, we’re more ready than ever to take our customers on their next great adventures – with the service, reliability and convenience they’ve come to know and expect when flying Delta,” said Joe Esposito, Senior Vice President – Network Planning of Delta Air Lines. 

“We are thrilled to welcome the first flight from Reno-Tahoe International Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL),” said ATL Assistant General Manager of Commercial Management Scott Carr. “This new nonstop route marks an exciting milestone in our commitment to connect ATL to markets not currently served. We look forward to providing passengers new travel experiences and enhancing the connection between our two dynamic communities.” 

Vacation Package Giveaway Details 

Since June 3, 2024, travelers have been entering for a chance to win a fabulous Atlanta, Ga. vacation package at Travelers can continue to enter on the website until June 7, 2024, at 9a.m. (PDT) and passengers at the airport will have the opportunity to submit in-person until the drawing at 12:30p.m. (PDT). The grand prize includes flights, accommodations and more, valued at $2,000. The winner will be revealed live by Chris Payne from Rock 104.5, adding a rockstar vibe to the flight launch celebration. 

Media is invited to attend this event and witness the vacation package drawing. Please RSVP if you plan on attending by emailing Nicolle Staten at or call the airport’s media line 844-RNO-INFO (844-766-4636). 


The Reno-Tahoe Airport Authority (RTAA) operates two of the most important economic drivers for our region–the Reno-Tahoe International Airport (RNO) and the Reno-Stead Airport (RTS). The RTAA is financially self-sufficient, meaning it is funded through airport operations and not state or local taxes. Ten airlines serve RNO, flying to multiple nonstop destinations throughout the United States and Mexico. For more details, visit