Tuesday, 28 August 2018

New jet service between Santa Barbara and Oakland to come in October

A new jet air service is between Santa Barbara and Oakland is coming, as air provider Contour Airlines confirms it is starting the route with effect of 16th October.

The service will be a daily operation on 30-seat Embraer ERJ-135 aircraft that featuring all leather seating, expanded legroom - up to 36-inch seat pitch, complimentary snacks and beverages as well as a free checked bag included with every fare. 

The airline will then be starting a new service between Santa Barbara and Las Vegas which is scheduled to start on 18th October, again on an ERJ-135. 

The routes introduce two new markets, Santa Barbara and Las Vegas, into Contour’s growing West Coast network. Within the last six months, Contour has also initiated service in Oakland, CA, Phoenix, AZ, Page, AZ, and Crescent City, CA. “We see an incredible opportunity in Santa Barbara to provide point-to-point service to these high-demand, short-haul markets,” according to Matt Chaifetz, Chief Executive Officer of Contour. “Santa Barbara residents can now avoid a long and unpredictable drive to the Los Angeles-area gateways and fly from their convenient hometown airport.”