United Airlines Offers New Flights for Ski Season

Crested Butte, ColoradoUnited Airlines is offering three new routes, and increased service on several existing routes, in anticipation of the upcoming ski season.

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On December 12, 2013, United will launch nonstop service from its San Francisco hub to Sun Valley, Idaho, with daily flights offered through March 30, 2014. 

United will also begin nonstop service from its Chicago hub to Gunnison/Crested Butte and Steamboat Springs/Hayden, Colorado. The former will begin on December 21, 2013, and the latter will launch on February 15, 2014. These flights will operate through March 29, 2014.

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United will also add flights to existing ski market routes from several of its hubs:

* Denver to Kalispell/Whitefish, MT

* Houston to Aspen, CO

* Houston, Los Angeles and New York/Newark to Jackson Hole, WY

* Los Angeles to Steamboat Springs/Hayden, CO

* New York/Newark to Bozeman, MT

United Express carrier SkyWest Airlines will operate the new routes.