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United adds more new routes from Denver hub

United Airlines today announced plans to launch daily nonstop service linking its Denver hub with two new markets: Shreveport and Grand Forks.

In addition, United will expand existing summer-season flights between Denver and Anchorage to year-round service.

“These new routes cap off a monumental month for Denver, for United and for our customers,” said James Starnes, director of Domestic Planning for United.

“United is committed to the ‘Mile High City,’ and these new services underscore our commitment to bring to Denver the best network and schedule that any airline offers.”

Shreveport: A once-daily, nonstop service between Denver and Shreveport starts on 28th August. United Express carrier ExpressJet will operate the flight with a 50-seat Embraer regional jet. Shreveport Regional Airport serves north Louisiana, east Texas and southwest Arkansas. Shreveport offers everything from outdoor festivals and comedy shows to live theatre and symphony performances. Great shopping and dining also await visitors to this historic Louisiana town.

United Airlines logo at Denver International Airport
United Airlines logo at Denver International Airport

Grand Forks: A twice-daily, nonstop service between Denver and Grand Forks International Airport begins on the 3rd October. United Express carrier SkyWest will operate the flights with 50-seat Canadair regional jets. The Grand Forks area offers a mix of sporting events, a lively arts scene, miles of hiking and biking trails, and a vibrant downtown.

Anchorage: United’s seasonal service between Denver and Anchorage, launched 1st May with Boeing 737-800 aircraft, will now operate year-round. The Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport plays an integral role in the growth of Anchorage and the state of Alaska. Anchorage is the place for adventure, steeped in famous wildlife, inspiring mountain vistas, fascinating cultures and amazing glaciers. Anchorage blends metropolitan luxuries with natural wonders to create an unforgettable destination.

Today’s announcement comes one week after United announced daily, nonstop service between Denver and its hub at Tokyo Narita International Airport, starting in the spring of 2013.


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