CHICAGO, April 9, 2003 - United Airlines (OTC BB: UALAQ.OB) announced today that its United Express partner carrier, Air Wisconsin, will begin daily scheduled service between Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport and Winnipeg, Manitoba on June 12, 2003.
The two daily flights will be operated in regional jet aircraft seating up to 50 customers.
“The flights will provide additional access for United and United Express customers to Winnipeg and will complement the service currently provided to Winnipeg by United Express from Denver,” said Greg Taylor, senior vice president-planning. “The flights also will allow Winnipeg customers additional air travel options through Chicago to more than 55 destinations served by United and United Express from United’s O’Hare hub.”
The United Express flights will complement three daily flights in the market operated by Air Canada, a Star Alliance partner carrier of United’s. United and Air Canada will code-share on all flights in the Chicago-Winnipeg market.
Introductory fares must be purchased 14 days in advance, with a first travel date of June 12th, 2003 and with all travel completed by Aug. 31, 2003. A Saturday-night stay is required. Service to and from Chicago may be on Air Wisconsin and/or Air Canada.
Here are sample introductory fares each way based on round-trip travel: Chicago-Winnipeg, $112; Denver-Winnipeg, $119; Los Angeles-Winnipeg, $157; San Francisco-Winnipeg, $157; Portland-Winnipeg, $145; Washington-Winnipeg, $145; Atlanta-Winnipeg, $148; New York City-Winnipeg, $148; Philadelphia-Winnipeg, $148; Boston-Winnipeg, $153; and Cleveland-Winnipeg, $127