United Airlines today announced that it will
upgrade one of three daily roundtrip flights from Denver International
Airport (DEN) to Vail/Eagle, Colorado (EGE) to a Boeing 757 aircraft,
effective from June 3 through September 7, 2004. Flights are now available
for booking. Currently, United offers 3 daily roundtrip flights between DEN and EGE
with Dash-8 turboprop aircraft.
“We’re delighted to upgrade our summer service between Vail and Denver
with a Boeing 757,” said Kevin Knight, vice president - Resource Planning.
“This aircraft will better match the demand that we’re seeing in this
The additional Boeing 757-200 aircraft is equipped with 24 First class
seats, and 158 Economy class seats (fewer seats may be available for
booking on some flights due to airport restrictions). From DEN, Flight 789
will depart at 11:12 a.m. and arrive at EGE at 12:05 p.m. From EGE, Flight
792 will depart at 1:05 p.m. and arrive at DEN at 1:53 p.m.
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