U.S. Skiers and Snowboarders Booking Flights to Kootenay Rockies’ ‘Powder Highway’ Before January 15, 2009 Receive Additional Savings

December 23, 2008

- Booking Deals Offer U.S. Passengers Discounts Deeper Than Kootenay Powder When Booked Before End of 2008

CRANBROOK, British Columbia, Dec. 23 /PRNewswire/ — Skiers and snowboarders booking flights to Canadian Rockies International Airport (YXC), serving the Kootenay Rockies “Powder Highway”, who book before January 15, 2009 will receive deep savings on airfare. One-way tickets from many major U.S. cities are priced from $139-$159.

“These are great savings for those who want to experience all our area has to offer,” says Laurie Reed, Coordinator, Air Partner Programs. “Travelers booking flights now will save on airfare into 2009 and find numerous other ‘Delta Deals’ upon arrival.”

To take advantage of great seat sale rates, book tickets through Delta’s website www.delta.com. Travel agents can also access great rates. Flights to Canadian Rockies International Airport are available from December 17, 2008 to April 5, 2009. All flights go non-stop through Salt Lake City (SLC) and flight time from SLC to YXC is just under two hours.

“We have had an overwhelmingly positive response from our partners presenting lift ticket deals, lodging packages and more,” says Laurie Reed. “This air program provides a new opportunity for American snow sports enthusiasts to explore our world-class region.”

The Kootenay Rockies’ “Powder Highway” is home to eight world class lift-serviced ski resorts including: Fernie Alpine Resort, Kimberley Alpine Resort, Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, Panorama Mountain Village, Revelstoke Mountain Resort, Whitewater Winter Resort, Red Mountain Resort and Fairmont Hot Springs Resort. Additionally, the region is home to a multitude of helicopter and cat-skiing operators and has been a favorite powder-skiing destination for years. Other great non-ski activities in the region include dog sledding, snow shoeing and snowmobiling and or soaking in one of the regions many natural hot springs.

For more information on the Kootenay Rockies, partner specials to U.S. travelers and travel planning assistance, visit www.KootenayRockies.com/deltadeals or call 1-800-661-6603 and request your free “Powder Highway” brochure.

SOURCE Canadian Rockies International Airport

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