NASHVILLE ─ Showcasing the continued strength of the Middle Tennessee market, Nashville International Airport (BNA) today announced Alaska Airlines will begin daily nonstop service to San Francisco.
Tickets are on sale now, and service to San Francisco International Airport (SFO) begins Sept. 5, 2017.
"All of us in the Nashville community were excited when Alaska Airlines began service at BNA in 2015, providing the first year-round, nonstop service to Seattle and the great Northwest," said Rob Wigington, president and CEO of the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority. "This additional service to the Bay Area will be a huge added benefit for our business community, as well as for our leisure travelers. We look forward to Alaska Airlines continuing to grow and expand in the Nashville market."
The daily schedule is as follows (all times local):
|Start Date||City Pair||Departs||Arrives||Frequency|
|Sept. 5||SFO - BNA ||12:55 p.m. ||7:25 p.m.||Daily|
|Sept. 5||BNA - SFO||8:15 p.m.||11:25 p.m. ||Daily|
In Dec. 2016, Alaska Airlines announced the acquisition of Virgin America, opening up the opportunity for growth and expansion in each airline's existing markets. Alaska Airlines is now the fifth largest airline in the United States.
BNA is currently served by 12 airlines and offers 440 daily flights. Nashville International Airport provides nonstop air service to more than 50 destinations.
The Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority (MNAA) was established in 1970, and owns and operates Nashville International Airport (BNA) and John C. Tune Airport (JWN). With more than 12.9 million passengers visiting each year, Nashville International Airport is the fourth fastest growing airport among the top 50 airports in North America. BNA serves 440 daily flights to more than 50 nonstop markets. It is now the 33rd busiest airport in the U.S. MNAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, please visit http://www.flynashville.com. Like us on Facebook at facebook.com/NashvilleInternationalAirport and follow us on Twitter: @Fly_Nashville and Instagram: @FlyNashville.