United Airlines (BULLETIN BOARD: UALAQ) today announced that United
Express will launch new, daily, regional jet service from Austin, Texas;
Birmingham, Alabama; Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina; and Minneapolis,
Minnesota. New service will begin launching at the end of February.
New markets include service between: Washington Dulles International
Airport (IAD) and Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS), San
Francisco International Airport (SFO) and AUS, Denver International
Airport (DEN) and Birmingham International Airport (BHM), DEN and
Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU), and IAD and Minneapolis St.
Paul International Airport.
These new United Express flights will facilitate convenient connections
for travelers from Austin, Birmingham, Raleigh-Durham and Minneapolis to
the many domestic and international destinations served by United and
United Express from Dulles, Denver and San Francisco.
“We are delighted to be introducing new service to Austin, Birmingham,
Raleigh-Durham and Minneapolis,” said Gregory T. Taylor, United`s senior
vice president-planning. “Our expansion into these markets will give our
customers more choice, more convenience and more great fares in each of
Flights to and from Austin, and between Denver and Raleigh-Durham will be
served by 64 seat regional jets operated by Mesa. Flights between Denver
and Birmingham will be served by 70 seat regional jets operated by
Skywest. Flights between Dulles and Minneapolis will be served by 50 seat
regional jets operated by Air Wisconsin.
United and United Express operate more than 3,400 flights a day on a route
network that spans the globe. News releases and other information about
United may be found at the company`s Web site at http://www.united.com/ .