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Airline inaugurates Spokane to Reno-Tahoe flights

| December 19, 2021 1:00 AM

SPOKANE — Aha! powered by ExpressJet Airlines had its inaugural flight from the Spokane International Airport to Reno on Wednesday.

The flight begins aha! service between Reno-Tahoe International Airport and Spokane.

“We are thrilled to connect ‘Hooptown USA’ with the ‘Biggest Little City in the World,’” said ExpressJet’s CEO Subodh Karnik. “aha! gives travelers in both markets an affordable, convenient nonstop flight so they can take short spontaneous weekend trips or take advantage of lower week-day hotel rates.”

Through Jan. 3, flights operate each Monday, Wednesday and Friday departing Spokane International Airport at 3:15 p.m. Pacific Time arriving in Reno-Tahoe at 5:14 p.m. PT. Reno to Spokane flights depart at 12:25 p.m. PT and arrive at 2:24 p.m. PT.

Beginning Jan. 6, flights will operate each Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday departing Spokane at 2:55 p.m. and arriving Reno at 4:54 p.m. Return flights will depart Reno at 12:05 p.m. and arrive Spokane at 2:04 p.m.

“We are pleased to welcome aha! to the Spokane/Coeur d’Alene region,” said Spokane Airport Board Chair Ezra Eckhardt.

He said the new service will be appealing to Reno-Tahoe business and leisure travelers "who can just as easily travel to the Spokane/Coeur d’Alene region to conduct business and enjoy all of our four-season leisure and tourism opportunities.”

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