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Author Archives: Greg Fischer
In my previous post, “Air Service in Chico – Preserve“, I stressed the importance of retaining the flights we already have to San Francisco. Essential to retaining that service, and with some luck getting United to add frequency to San … Continue reading
Of the three themes, “Preserve” is the simplest to explain. It means that we must retain the existing SkyWest/United Express service to San Francisco. Yes, most Chico-area passengers currently fly out of Sacramento, but if Chico service ended there would … Continue reading
The City of Chico’s Airport Commission is developing its 2013-2014 work plan. At last night’s meeting, I was pleased that the Commission chose to adopt the language I suggested (“Preserve, Promote, and Expand”) for the element about commercial air service. … Continue reading
Let’s look at six other medium size cities in northern California and southern Oregon to see what their commercial air service consists of. Bear in mind that each city is its own unique market – just because City A has … Continue reading
Apart from the issue of reliability, another reason some people in Chico cite for not flying out of Chico is the higher price they think they will pay compared with Sacramento and other airports. Is that true? It depends. It … Continue reading
For those who do fly out of Chico, or at least consider it along with flights from other airports, reliability can be a key factor. How reliable are the flights from Chico? Subjectively, it probably depends on what your personal … Continue reading
I’m not pretending to present an authoritative history of Chico’s air service, but rather just a couple of snapshots of old airline timetables I own. Links embedded in the names of airlines referenced go to Wikipedia articles. Any readers who … Continue reading
When local businesses are surveyed as to what the impediments are to growth, the lack of commercial air service is always among the top factors. Every few years there is a brief upsurge of interest followed by a few more … Continue reading
When running an errand on my bike downtown yesterday, I noticed that the space under construction at 325 Broadway had a business sign above the door: Wanderful. Today, I remembered to Google it and this is what I read on … Continue reading
The City of Chico Airport Commission will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, 12 March, at 6:00 p.m. In conjunction with City staff, the commission is to draw up a work plan (which must be approved by the City Council) … Continue reading