Dear Delta Air Lines, Yakima needs you more than you know.
Yakima's airport is a very nice, convenient airport for those in the Yakima Valley. Not just Yakima but Selah, Toppenish, Ellensburg and so many other surrounding cities rely on Yakima's airport to travel to where ever they may go. Yakima relies on Alaska Airlines, which really is a wonderful airline company. Though Alaska Airlines only travels from Yakima to Seattle and back it's what we're used to and works out great. It would be nice to have other travel options for places like Los Angeles or Denver or even Portland but Seattle works fine.
Alaska Airlines just dropped the early morning flight out of Yakima so now our only option is taking the afternoon flight which doesn't allow for many connection options.
However, Delta could provide a few options like direct to Minneapolis or Salt Lake City and even staying with Delta when traveling to the east coast and not transferring to a partner airline company.
Delta operates out of Tri-Cities airport with several east coast options. In lieu of driving all the way to Tri-Cities I'd love to option right here in Yakima and I'm sure others would feel the same if we had multiple options for Yakima's airport when it comes to travel.
In conclusion, Delta Air Lines, I'd love it if you'd have a flight option for Yakima's humble airport. So many here would take advantage of it. There's definitely room for more.
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