PALM SPRINGS — This international tourist destination is experiencing an embarrassment of riches when it comes to airlines queuing up on the runway to serve Palm Springs.

Two airlines in one week — Southwest and JetBlue — announced they would be serving Palm Springs.

In addition to those two airlines, American Airlines, Allegiant and Boutique Air have also announced they will service Palm Springs, Mayor Geoff Kors announced this wee

At a time when air travel is down significantly, the news bodes well for Palm Springs.

While the addition of more airlines has been billed as good news for visitors nd tourists, Kors said, “This is really great news for residents” in this community of 48,000 residents. He said the additional carriers will help keep residents, tourists and visitor from traveling to and flying out of Ontario.

Here is a list of the airlines, the date they will begin service and the routes they will serve,

Airlines Queue Up to Serve City of Palm Springs

Airlines to serve PSP








Boutique Air is likely the least known of the carriers.

Founded in 2007, Boutique Air is an FAA-certified air carrier providing both scheduled and charter air service. At Boutique Air, says it provides a “genuine first-class experience for an economic price,” making you feel at home. With a modern fleet of both Swiss-made Pilatus PC-12 and Beechcraft King Air 350 aircraft, passengers will fly in a luxurious cabin and in a plane known for its world-class safety rating, according to its website. Amenities feature reclining leather seats, power outlets, a pressurized cabin, and fly at top speeds of 300 mph.

The airline services routes in Arizona, Alabama, California, Colorado, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Texas.

Palm Springs International Airport is open twenty-four hours a day. The TSA checkpoint opens approximately one and a half hours before the first departure of the day. Each airline has its own operating hours, but typically, airlines open their ticket counters two hours before departure time, even for early morning flights.

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  • Airlines to serve PSP: City of Palm Springs
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