CHICAGO, Dec. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Shopping for the perfect winter escape for your favorite traveler just got easier. Beginning with flights today, United is offering customers more than 100 additional ways to hit the ski slopes or catch some waves.
"Regardless of which hub our customers fly from, world-class skiing or fun in the sun is just a flight away," said Jake Cefolia, United's vice president of Sales. "Whether our customers are looking for a ski or sun getaway, United offers unmatched access to the country's top ski resorts and the beautiful islands of Hawaii."
United is increasing service to popular ski destinations across the United States – in fact, United flies to more ski destinations than any other U.S. carrier. The airline has added three new routes this winter – Chicago-Reno, Nevada; Chicago-Sun Valley, Idaho; and San Francisco-Vail, Colorado – and is flying more flights on existing markets between its hubs and popular ski cities, including Aspen, Colorado; Vail, Colorado; Crested Butte, Colorado; Steamboat Springs, Colorado; Jackson Hole, Wyoming; Sun Valley, Idaho; Bozeman, Montana; Glacier National Park, Montana; and Reno, Nevada.
In addition to winter fun, United offers more ways to get to the Hawaiian Islands than any other airline from the mainland and is strengthening its gateways to Hawaii from its hubs in Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles and San Francisco.
From Chicago, United offers the only nonstop service to Hawaii and is now increasing its service to Maui to five times weekly while continuing daily, year-round nonstop service to Honolulu.
Denver has become one of United's Hawaiian gateway cities and is now connecting more than 90 mainland cities to Honolulu, Kona, Lihue and Maui. In addition to offering customers more opportunities to connect, United is increasing from seasonal to daily, nonstop service to Kona, Lihue and Maui and continues to operate year-round daily service to Honolulu.
From Los Angeles, United offers nonstop service to more Hawaiian Island destinations than any other airline. This year, United is increasing service between Los Angeles and all United Hawaii destinations – Hilo, Honolulu, Kona, Maui and Lihue. United is the only U.S. airline with nonstop service from Los Angeles to Hilo, on the Island of Hawaii.
In addition to its five-times-daily service between San Francisco and Honolulu in February, United is increasing service to Kona, Lihue and Maui. From San Francisco, United offers more nonstop service to more Hawaiian destinations than any other airline.
United Airlines and United Express operate approximately 4,500 flights a day to 337 airports across five continents. In 2016, United and United Express operated more than 1.6 million flights carrying more than 143 million customers. United is proud to have the world's most comprehensive route network, including U.S. mainland hubs in Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, New York/Newark, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. United operates 743 mainline aircraft and the airline's United Express carriers operate 478 regional aircraft. The airline is a founding member of Star Alliance, which provides service to 190 countries via 28 member airlines. For more information, visit united.com, follow @United on Twitter or connect on Facebook. The common stock of United's parent, United Continental Holdings, Inc., is traded on the NYSE under the symbol "UAL".
SOURCE United Airlines