United Airlines Prepares for Winter by Flying to Top Ski Destinations

WHY IT RATES: Travel agents with clients who love to ski will be able to utilize United’s expanded service to popular winter destinations.—Donald Wood, Breaking News Senior Writer.


United Airlines announced it is offering customers more than 100 flights and more than 10,000 seats daily to conveniently get to 12 of the country’s top ski destinations during the 2018/2019 ski season.

United and United Express offer service to more ski destinations in the United States than any other airline including new flights this year between Denver and Mammoth Lakes, California and between Los Angeles and Eagle/Vail, Colorado; Sun Valley, Idaho; and Mammoth Lakes, California.

Tickets are available to purchase today. https://flights.united.com/en-us/flights-to-ski-destinations.

“We are excited to offer our customers more options to enjoy skiing and other winter sports this season,” said Ankit Gupta, United’s vice president of Domestic Network Planning and Scheduling. “Our schedule is designed to help customers get to new or favorite ski resorts conveniently.”

Booking travel to ski destinations is also an opportunity for United MileagePlus members to enjoy the benefits and perks of their membership. Whether it’s a weekend away with friends or a family vacation, MileagePlus Premier and eligible United MileagePlus Chase cardmembers can book Everyday Awards on flights operated by United and United Express. If a seat is available, eligible members have unrestricted access to book an Everyday Award, even if it is the last seat on the plane. Tickets are available to purchase on united.com.

In addition to new service from Denver and Los Angeles, United is offering customers increased daily service between San Francisco and Eagle/Vail, Colorado; and Jackson Hole, Wyoming throughout the winter season. United will also offer a second daily flight from Chicago to Eagle/Vail and between San Francisco and Bozeman, Montana around the holidays.

For more information, reach out to your local travel agent.

SOURCE: United Airlines press release.

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