Direct flights from Fresno to Reno to begin in November

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- It will soon be easier to escape to a popular vacation destination.

On Wednesday, Express-Jet Airlines announced the launch of short, non-stop flights between the Central Valley and Reno.

Fresno Yosemite International Airport will offer the 1-hour flights to Reno International Airport each Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Return flights will also operate on the same days.

It's all part of the airline's "aha" or Air-Hotel-Adventure brand designed for travelers to enjoy Reno and Tahoe entertainment.

"Aha" is offering an introductory, limited-time launch fare of just $49 each way.

The flights will begin on November 10th.
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