Nonstop flights to Seattle coming to SLO County airport

Alaska Airlines will begin nonstop service from San Luis Obispo to Seattle in April.

“It’s a nice bit of good news for our local economy,” San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill said Tuesday.

“One of the areas we all know we have the opportunity to enhance here is our technology sector, and Seattle is a big tech area,” he said, adding that Amazon employees who work in San Luis Obispo helped airport, business and public officials recruit the Seattle-based airline.

“We expect it to be a popular flight” for both tech employees and those flying to the Northwest, Hill said. Read the full article.