“We are not in active negotiations,” said Craig Piper, assistant general manager. “It is one of the airlines we are courting to try and bring service to San Luis Obispo.”
However, no deals have been made.
“The discussion for the Denver route is still ongoing but not going as well as we had hoped,” said Piper, adding that a lot of factors such as airlines cutting capacity, pilot availability and availability of aircraft are at play.
A market study done earlier this year to evaluate the potential for attracting additional commercial flights to the airport determined that flights to Seattle are in slightly more demand than those to Denver. The top two destinations sought by local travelers? Las Vegas and Phoenix.