Delta Air Lines Announces New Nonstop Flights from Atlanta to Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows

Category: Press Release


For Immediate Release

Media Contacts:
Liesl Kenney
Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows
(530) 452-7111 or lkenney@squawalpine.com


[Olympic Valley, Calif.] April 29, 2016 – Just in time for the 2016-17 ski and ride season, travelers from Atlanta will have nonstop access to Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows on Delta Air Lines via Reno-Tahoe International Airport. Delta will fly nonstop between Reno-Tahoe and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, offering passengers connection opportunities to 90 destinations across the entire Eastern U.S. & Canada, Caribbean, Central America, South America, Africa and Europe.

“This new nonstop flight service on Delta Air Lines opens up one of the best ski markets in the United States, Atlanta, as well as a wealth of other one-stop connections in the U.S. and around the world,” said Andy Wirth, president and CEO of Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows. “Travelers will have the ability to fly from one of the biggest airports in the world nonstop to Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows, voted 2016 ‘Best Ski Resort’ in North America by USA Today and 10Best Readers’ Choice. We are making good on our long-term goal to make Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows one of the most easily accessed mountain resorts in North America: we are just a 45 minute drive from Reno-Tahoe International Airport on all-weather Interstate 80, with convenient shuttle service available door-to-door.”

The new service on Delta marks the 8th new flight added at Reno-Tahoe International in the past 14 months. The flight will operate three times a week from December 19, 2016 until January 3, 2017, with the following schedule:

•    Westbound - The ATL-RNO operates on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
•    Eastbound - The RNO-ATL flights will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
•    The flight will depart ATL at 5:59 PM and arrive RNO at 8:20 PM
•    The aircraft will remain at RNO overnight
•    The following morning the aircraft will depart RNO at 7:00 AM and arrives ATL at 2:15 PM

Then the flight will be reduced to weekly, Saturday only service from January 7, 2017 until March 26, 2017, with the following schedule:

•    The flight will depart ATL at 4:00 PM and arrive RNO at 6:19 PM
•    The aircraft will remain at RNO overnight
•    The following morning (Sunday) the aircraft will depart RNO at 7:00 AM and arrive ATL at 2:15 PM

Tickets are on sale starting Saturday, April 30th at www.delta.com.

About Squaw Valley | Alpine Meadows
Voted 2016 ‘Best Ski Resort’ in North America by USA Today and 10Best Readers’ Choice, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is an internationally renowned mountain resort in North Lake Tahoe that spans over 6,000 skiable acres. The resort features slopeside lodging at The Village at Squaw Valley®, which bustles year round with nonstop events and nearly 60 bars, restaurants and boutiques. With an annual average of 450 inches of snowfall and 300 sunny days, Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows is known as the spring skiing capital as it provides one of the longest ski and snowboard seasons in Lake Tahoe. Over 65 percent beginner and intermediate terrain and 14 easy-to-navigate mountain zones welcome skiers and riders of all ability levels. Visit squawalpine.com or call 1.800.403.0206 to learn more.

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