American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta Air Lines have all added new routes to help college football fans reach the College Football Playoff National Championship Game between Alabama and Clemson on January 7 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California.
American added nonstop flights into San Jose International Airport from Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport and Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport.
If need be, travelers can also travel through American’s hubs in Dallas-Fort Worth, Chicago O’Hare, Phoenix, and Los Angeles.
Delta also added a flight to San Jose from GSP that departs on January 4 and returns on January 8.
And United added a flight to San Francisco International Airport from Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport and Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport as well.
“We’re excited that our airline partners are adding nonstop flights, making travel to the West Coast much faster for college football fans traveling from Birmingham,” Sylvester Lavender, Birmingham Airport Authority’s Interim President and CEO, said in a statement to AL.com. “Fans that fly BHM will be able to easily get to college football’s biggest game of the year with no unnecessary layovers or connections and certainly no extra hassles.”