United Announces New Service Between Denver And Dickinson, N.D.
CHICAGO, Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — United Airlines today announced plans to launch twice-daily nonstop service from its Denver hub to Dickinson, N.D., beginning June 6, 2013. ExpressJet Airlines will operate the United Express service using 50-seat regional jet aircraft.
“These new flights underscore United’s ongoing commitment to the Denver hub and complement our existing service to other energy markets in North Dakota,” said Randle Loveland, United’s director of regional sales in Denver. “North Dakota travelers will not only have access to Denver, but also convenient connections from the hub to other destinations, including the U.S. West Coast and Gulf Coast, Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean.
The flight schedules are as follows:
Denver - Dickinson Dickinson - Denver Departs Arrives Departs Arrives 10:00 a.m. 11:32 a.m. 7:30 a.m. 9:00 a.m. 8:15 p.m. 9:47 p.m. 11:57 a.m. 1:37 p.m.
These new flights will be available for sale at united.com and through other distribution systems on February 9, 2013.
United Airlines and United Express operate an average of 5,472 flights a day to 381 airports across six continents. In 2012, United and United Express carried more passenger traffic than any other airline in the world and operated nearly two million flights carrying 140 million customers. United is investing in upgrading its onboard products and now offers more flat-bed seats in its premium cabins and more extra-legroom economy-class seating than any airline in North America. In 2013, United became the first U.S.-based international carrier to offer satellite-based Wi-Fi on long-haul overseas routes. The airline also features DIRECTV® on nearly 200 aircraft, offering customers more live television access than any other airline in the world. United operates nearly 700 mainline aircraft and has made large-scale investments in its fleet. In 2013, United will continue to modernize its fleet by taking delivery of more than two dozen new Boeing aircraft. The company expanded its industry-leading global route network in 2012, launching nine new international and 18 new domestic routes. Business Traveler magazine awarded United Best Airline for North American Travel for 2012, and readers of Global Traveler magazine have voted United’s MileagePlus program the best frequent flyer program for nine consecutive years. United is a founding member of Star Alliance, which provides service to 194 countries via 27 member airlines. More than 85,000 United employees reside in every U.S. state and in countries around the world. For more information, visit united.com or follow United on Twitter and Facebook. The common stock of United’s parent, United Continental Holdings, Inc., is traded on the NYSE under the symbol UAL.
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