Category Archives: SeaPort Airlines

SeaPort Airlines to launch nonstop Kansas City-Great Bend flights on November 9

SeaPort C-208B N1029Y (Tail) and Crew (SeaPort)(LR)

SeaPort Airlines (Portland, Oregon) has received approval from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to start an alternate service pattern for air service from Great Bend, Kansas. The new service will replace current scheduled service to Wichita Mid-Continent Airport with nonstop service to Kansas City International Airport. This service pattern will be implemented on Sunday, November 9, and will include two daily round trip flights Monday – Friday, and one round trip flight on both Saturday and Sunday.

Kansas City International Airport currently offers flights to 43 nonstop destinations operated by 11 airlines. The new nonstop service to Kansas City International will also connect with Alaska Airlines flights out of Kansas City to Seattle/Tacoma and beyond, which can be booked as a single itinerary under the SeaPort Airlines interline and e-ticketing agreement with Alaska Airlines by December 1.

The route will be operated with Cessna 208B Grand Caravans.

Copyright Photo: SeaPort Airlines. The pilots of the airline supported National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.

Route Map:

SeaPort 11.2014 Route Map

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SeaPort Airlines to introduce Burbank-San Diego service on October 1, wants to serve San Felipe, Mexico

SeaPort Caravan N24MG (08)(Grd)(SeaPort)(LRW)

SeaPort Airlines, Inc. (Portland, OR) has announced that it will increase its presence in Southern California with the introduction of nonstop flights between Burbank Bob Hope Airport (BUR) and San Diego International Airport (SAN) beginning on October 1, 2014.

The carrier will initially offer four roundtrips each weekday on the new route, one roundtrip on Saturday, and two roundtrips on Sunday. All flights will be operated with SeaPort’s Cessna 208 Caravan aircraft and are scheduled for 65 minutes from gate to gate.

Flights on the Burbank – San Diego route will be timed to allow connections with SeaPort’s proposed new service between San Diego – San Felipe (Baja California, Mexico). Subject to receipt of necessary approvals from the United States and Mexico governments, SeaPort plans to offer four weekly roundtrips on the route beginning on or around November 1, 2014.

Copyright Photos: SeaPort Airlines.

SeaPort to San Felipe, Mexico (LRW)

 

SeaPort Airlines to take over for Silver Airways at Muscle Shoals, Alabama

SeaPort Caravan N24MG (08)(Grd)(SeaPort)(LRW)

SeaPort Airlines (Portland, OR) will replace Silver Airways at Muscle Shoals, Alabama. The Northwest Alabama Regional Airport has accepted a bid from SeaPort Airlines to fly from the airport according to WAAY TV.

Silver Airways announced in April it was leaving the Northwest Alabama Regional Airport. SeaPort will offer four flights a day to Nashville.

Read the full report: CLICK HERE

In other news, SeaPort has also made a bid to serve to Tupelo, MS, another airport being abandoned by Silver Airways. The airline has been recommended to replace Silver.

SeaPort logo

Previously SeaPort Airlines began service on June 16, 2014 from Great Bend, Kansas (Great Bend Municipal Airport) to Wichita (Wichita Mid-Continent Airport) and Kansas City (Kansas City International Airport). The carrier was recently awarded the Essential Air Service (EAS) contract to provide service at Great Bend by the United States Department of Transportation, replacing Great Lakes Aviation.

However SeaPort is expected to drop EAS service to Athens, GA, Jackson, TN, and El Centro, CA after an audit by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) under the new EAS rules set by Congress.

Copyright Photo: SeaPort Airlines.

The expanding and now spread-out route map of SeaPort Airlines:

SeaPort 6.2014 Route Map

 

Video: SeaPort Airlines.

 

SeaPort Airlines expands with new service between El Centro and San Diego starting on March 1

SeaPort PC-12 N932SP (Grd)(SeaPort)(LR)

SeaPort Airlines (Portland, Oregon) is again expanding, this time in southern California. The carrier will launch new service linking El Centro in the Imperial Valley with San Diego on March 1.

Read the full report (with schedules): CLICK HERE

SeaPort logo

Copyright Photo: SeaPort Airlines. SeaPort operates the Pilatus PC-12 on its regional routes.

SeaPort Airlines to add Nashville-Athens, Georgia EAS service on November 1

SeaPort Airlines (Portland, Oregon and Memphis) will start Nashville-Athens, Georgia service on November 1, adding to their growing Southern network (see route map below). The airline was awarded a $1.5 million subsidy by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to operate the Essential Air Service (EAS) route.

Read the full report from Online Athens: CLICK HERE

Copyright Photo: Joe G. Walker.

Southern Division Route Map:

Please click on the map for the full size view.

SeaPort Airlines to fly Portland-Wenatchee starting on March 1

SeaPort Airlines (Portland) will begin Portland, Oregon-Wenatchee, WA service starting on March 1 with Pilatus PC-12 turboprops. The new route will be operated three times a day during business days according to the Wenatchee World.

Read the full story: CLICK HERE

Top Copyright Photo: Joe G. Walker.

Current Pacific Northwest Route Map (the airline also operates in the Mid-South):

Bottom Copyright Photo: SeaPort Airlines.

SeaPort awarded EAS for 4 Arkansas cities

Copyright Photo: Joe G. Walker.  Pilatus PC-12/45 N933SP (msn 240) is pictured arriving at Seattle (King County-Boeing Field).

Copyright Photo: Joe G. Walker. Pilatus PC-12/45 N933SP (msn 240) is pictured arriving at Seattle (King County-Boeing Field).

SeaPort Airlines (Portland, OR) has been awarded an Essential Air Service (EAS) contract by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to serve four Arkansas cities (Hot Springs, El Dorado, Harrison and Jonesboro) from Memphis with Pilatus PC-12s. Since Arkansas is a long way from the sea, is there a new name coming from SeaPort?

Press release:

finance.yahoo.com/news/Scheduled-Air-Service-Returns-bw-2490788591.html?x=0&.v=1