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Air Service

  • CVB Marketing

    The CVB’s Marketing department works closely with airlines servicing Palm Springs International Airport to promote the destination in direct flight markets. You can view all of our current initiatives, including opportunities for Partner participation, on our Destination Marketing page.

  • PSP Airlines

    Air Canada is Canada's largest domestic and international airline serving more than 200 airports on six continents. Canada's flag carrier is among the 20 largest airlines in the world and serves more than 48 million customers each year. The company’s fleet of more than 390 aircraft is one of the youngest, most fuel-efficient and environmentally friendly in the world.

    Alaska Airlines is the fifth-largest U.S. airline based on passenger traffic. Headquartered in Seattle, Alaska Airlines carries more passengers between the state of Alaska and the lower 48 than any other airline. The carrier traces its roots back to 1932, when Linious "Mac" McGee of McGee Airways started flying his three-seat Stinson between Anchorage and Bristol Bay, Alaska. Alaska Airlines, Virgin America and Horizon Air, are owned by Alaska Air Group. In December 2016, Virgin America was acquired by Alaska Airlines. The two airlines were granted a single operating certificate by the FAA in January 2018.

    Las Vegas-based Allegiant is focused on linking travelers in small cities to world-class leisure destinations. The airline offers industry-low fares on an all-jet fleet while also offering other travel-related products such as hotel rooms and rental cars. All can be purchased only through the company website, allegiant.com. Beginning with one aircraft and one route in 1999, the company has grown to more than 85 aircraft and 350 routes across the country with base airfares less than half the cost of the average domestic roundtrip ticket.

    American Airlines and American Eagle offer an average of nearly 6,700 flights per day to nearly 350 destinations in more than 50 countries. American has hubs in Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix and Washington, D.C. American Airlines is a founding member of the oneworld® alliance, whose members serve more than 1,000 destinations with about 14,250 daily flights to over 150 countries.

    Boutique Air is a commuter airline based in San Francisco and founded in 2007. The airline offers charter services as well as scheduled passenger services subsidized under the Essential Air Service (EAS) program. Boutique Air operates the second-largest PC-12 fleet, with 26 aircraft, in the United States. In 2019, the airline transported over 180,000 passengers across many EAS destinations.

    Frontier Airlines is an American ultra low-cost carrier headquartered in Denver, Colorado. The eighth-largest commercial airline in the U.S., Frontier Airlines operates flights to over 80 destinations throughout the United States and six international destinations. The carrier is a subsidiary and operating brand of Indigo Partners, LLC, and maintains a hub at Denver International Airport with numerous focus cities across the US. In August 2018, Frontier began connecting passengers with Mexican low-cost carrier Volaris under a codeshare agreement.

    Delta Air Lines serves more than 180 million customers each year. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 324 destinations in 57 countries on six continents. Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta employs more than 80,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than 800 aircraft. The airline is a founding member of the SkyTeam global alliance and participates in the industry’s leading transatlantic joint venture with Air France-KLM and Alitalia, as well as a joint venture with Virgin Atlantic. Including its worldwide alliance partners, Delta offers customers more than 15,000 daily flights.

    JetBlue is New York's Hometown Airline®, and a leading carrier in Boston, Fort Lauderdale (Hollywood), Los Angeles, Orlando and San Juan. JetBlue carries more than 40 million customers a year to 101 cities in the U.S., Caribbean and Latin America with an average of 1,000 daily flights.

    In its 50th year of service, Dallas-based Southwest Airlines enjoyed a customer base topping 130 million passengers in 2019. Southwest became the nation's largest domestic air carrier in 2003 and maintains that ranking based on the U.S. Department of Transportation's most recent reporting of domestic originating passengers boarded. In peak travel seasons during 2019, Southwest operated more than 4,000 weekday departures among a network of 101 destinations in the United States and 10 additional countries. In early 2020, the carrier added service to Hilo, Hawaii, and Cozumel, Mexico.

    Sun Country Airlines is a U.S.-based low-cost airline headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The airline operates 70 routes, mostly between leisure destinations in the United States, Mexico, Costa Rica and the Caribbean. Sun Country operates its main operations in their hometown of Minneapolis. Sun Country also operates flights from Dallas/Fort Worth, which serves as a focus city for the airline. The airline has recently made additions to its route network, expanding into markets other than Minneapolis like  Portland and Nashville and has built more point-to-point routes. It operates scheduled and charter flights to destinations in the United States, Mexico, Costa Rica and the Caribbean as well as ad hoc charters.

    United Airlines and United Express operate approximately 4,600 flights a day to 357 airports across five continents. In 2017, United and United Express operated more than 1.6 million flights carrying over 148 million customers. United is proud to have the world's most comprehensive route network, including U.S. mainland hubs in Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Newark/New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. United operates 757 mainline aircraft, and the airline's United Express carriers operate 551 regional aircraft. The airline is a founding member of Star Alliance, which provides service to 193 countries via 28 member airlines.

    WestJet is a Canadian low-cost airline founded in 1996. It began as a low-cost alternative to the country's competing major airlines. WestJet provides scheduled and charter air service to 107 destinations in Canada, the United States, Europe, Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. WestJet is currently the second-largest Canadian air carrier, behind Air Canada, operating an average of 777 flights and carrying over 66,130 guests per day. In 2017, WestJet carried 24.13 million passengers, making it the ninth-largest airline in North America by passengers carried. WestJet is a public company with more than 13,000 employees and is not part of any airline alliance. The airline's headquarters is located adjacent to the Calgary International Airport.

  • PSP Routes

    Atlanta
    Delta: 5x weekly to 1x daily | Dec. 19, 2020 - April 19, 2021

    Bellingham
    Allegiant: 4 times weekly year-round

    Boise
    Alaska: 1x daily | Dec. 17, 2020 - April 12, 2021
    Allegiant: 2x weekly | Nov. 19, 2020 - April 11, 2021

    Boston
    JetBlue: 3 total flights: Saturday service on Dec. 19, Dec. 26 & Jan. 2
    JetBlue: TBD January 3, 2021 onwards

    Calgary
    WestJet: 8x weekly Jan. 2021 – 3x daily starting Feb. 4, 2021

    Chicago
    American: 6x weekly | Nov. 27, 2020 - March 27, 2021
    United: 1x daily | Nov.1, 2020 - June 2021

    Dallas /Ft. Worth
    American: 2-3x daily year-round

    Denver
    Frontier: 4x weekly | Nov. 19 - April 11, 2021
    United: 3-4x daily year-round
    Southwest Airlines: 1x daily year-round

    Edmonton
    WestJet: 1x daily | Feb. 5, 2021 - April 24, 2021

    Eugene, OR
    Allegiant: 2x weekly | Nov. 20, 2020 - April 11, 2021

    Everett,  WA
    Alaska: 1x daily | Oct. 4, 2020 - June 2021

    Fort Lauderdale
    JetBlue: 2x weekly | March 7, 2021 - April 18, 2021

    Houston
    United: 1x daily | Nov. 2, 2020 - May 5, 2021

    Los Angeles
    Boutique Air: 1x daily | Oct. 1, 2020 - March 1, 2021
    Delta: 1x daily, possibly year-round* | beginning Nov. 9, 2020 (*Note: service level still to be determined)
    United: 1x daily year-round | beginning Oct. 2, 2020

    Minneapolis / St. Paul
    Delta: 1x daily | Dec. 18, 2020 - June (Note: subject to change; most likely April/May)
    Sun Country: 2-7x weekly | Sep. 24, 2020 - May 17, 2021

    New York

    JetBlue: 5x weekly | Dec. 19, 2020 - March, 2021

    JetBlue: 1x daily March 6-29, 2021

    JetBlue: 5x weekly April, 2021


    Oakland
    Southwest Airlines: 2x daily year-round

    Philadelphia
    American: Saturday only | Dec. 18, 2020 - March 27, 2021

    Phoenix
    American: 2-5x daily year-round
    Boutique Air: 1x daily | Oct. 1, 2020 - March 1, 2021
    Southwest Airlines: 18x weekly year-round

    Portland, OR
    Alaska: 2x daily year-round | beginning Oct. 4, 2020

    Reno
    Alaska: 6x weekly | Dec. 17, 2020 - April 12, 2021

    Salt Lake City
    Delta: 3x daily year-round - 4x daily starting Jan. 2021

    San Francisco
    Alaska: 3-4x daily year-round
    United: 2-5x daily year-round

    San Jose
    Alaska: 2x daily year-round | beginning Feb. 11, 2021

    Seattle
    Alaska: 2-7x daily year-round
    Delta: 2x daily | December 18, 2020 – June 30, 2021

    Toronto
    Air Canada: 3-7x weekly | Feb. 11, 2021 - April 30, 2021

    Vancouver
    Air Canada: 1x daily | Feb. 11, 2021 - April 30, 2021
    WestJet: 1x monthly | Jan. 2021
    WestJet: 2-3x daily | February 5, 2021 through TBD

    Winnipeg
    WestJet: 2x weekly | Feb. 7, 2021 - April 22, 2021

  • Ailevon Pacific Aviation Consulting

    The CVB maintains the services of Ailevon Pacific Aviation Consulting. Ailevon is a leading airline development consulting company with extensive expertise in aviation and tourism. Working collaboratively with Ailevon, the CVB’s goal is to expand existing air service while targeting new airlines and create both a short-term and long-term plan for future expansion, both domestically and internationally.

    Our primary representatives:

    • Oliver Lamb, Managing Director: Lamb has substantial experience in the aviation industry in a wide variety of capacities, including airline operations, distribution, industry advocacy, airport business development and strategy consulting. Beginning his career at Canadian Airlines and Business Travel International, with a deep understanding of the aviation industry and fluent in English, French and Spanish, his career has seen him working throughout the Asia-Pacific Region and Europe on the industry’s most challenging issues. Prior to co-founding Ailevon Pacific, Lamb was a strategy consultant for the aviation industry and for Port Jackson Partners, one of Australia’s leading corporate strategy firms. Lamb holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Commerce (Economics) from the University of Sydney and is a member of the Financial Services Institute of Australia and the Institute of Management Consultants.
       
    • Carrie Kelly, Senior Consultant: Prior to joining APAC, Kelly worked at Southwest Airlines in a variety of roles. The most recent of those was in Business Development on the Commercial Initiatives team, where she focused on identifying revenue-generating ideas within the commercial space and constructing business cases to implement those ideas. Additionally, Kelly played a pivotal role in the creation and development of Southwest’s five-year strategy and capacity plan by conducting competitive analyses and customer research regarding the future of the airline. She also has extensive experience in Capacity Planning, Network Strategy and Customer Insights. Carrie holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing and Management from Texas Christian University and a Masters of Business Administration in Marketing from Southern Methodist University.