For Immediate Release
Date: May 30, 2013
REDMOND MUNICIPAL AIRPORT ANNOUNCES
NEW FIRST CLASS SERVICE ON DELTA AIRLINES & SUMMER TRAVEL TIPS
Redmond, OR – Effective July 2, 2013, Delta Air Lines will be providing first class seating for the first time at RDM for service to Salt Lake City. The airline will be operating a CRJ-700 aircraft that has 76 seats and has both first class and economy seating. The aircraft will be utilized on the early morning departure flights.
Passenger traffic through Redmond Municipal Airport (RDM) is anticipated to increase during the summer months. Due to the increased traffic, travelers are encouraged to arrive early. Here are some suggested travel tips to prepare for the busy travel season.
Allow plenty of time by arriving to the Airport at least 90 minutes prior to scheduled departure time for check in. The airline ticket counters close 30 minutes prior to scheduled departure time.
Prepare for the TSA security screening processes for checked baggage and carry-on items by visiting the website at www.tsa.gov/traveler-information/prohibited-items.
Check the airlines policy regarding carry-ons, checked baggage fees, and policies for traveling with your pet.
For your travelling convenience, RDM offers several close parking options with rates as low as $1.00 for the first 30 minutes, $2.00 per hour, daily short term parking rate is $12.00, and long term parking daily rate is $8.00 per day.
A ‘Cell Phone Waiting Area’ is located across the street from the Airport Terminal on SE Salmon for drivers who are picking up passengers at the curb.
The Redmond Municipal Airport (Roberts Field - RDM) is the aviation gateway to Central Oregon. Owned and operated by the City of Redmond, the airport offers a full range of general and commercial aviation services. RDM is served by four air carriers; Alaska Air, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and United with 15 daily direct flights to Denver, Los Angeles, Portland, San Francisco, Salt Lake City, and Seattle. For more information please visit us online at www.flyrdm.com.