SANTA FE, N.M. — Taos Air announced plans Wednesday to begin direct charter flight service to and from Hawthorne Municipal Airport in Los Angeles and McClellan-Palomar Airport in Carlsbad/San Diego beginning Jan. 9.
The company said it will provide flights under two and a half hours one way at prices comparable to commercial service, making it easy for Southern Californians to come experience New Mexico culture and its world class ski resorts.
“Taos is fortunate to welcome many visitors from Southern California and we are very excited to help them make the trip quicker and easier,” said Daniel Barrone, Town of Taos Mayor, in a statement. “We are so pleased Taos Air continues to grow and provide door-to-door flights for people who want to experience Taos.”
The new winter California service is expected to run from Jan. 9 through March 29 and consist of one flight to and from each destination every Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday, for a total of six round trips per week. For a full winter schedule, visit TaosAir.com.
One way ticket prices from LA start at $190 and from Carlsbad/San Diego, $180 according to the company website.