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July 13, 2007 | General

Edmonton – On behalf of the Capital Region, Edmonton Airports extends an enthusiastic welcome to United Express, which will commence twice daily non-stop service to Denver Colorado May 01, 2002.

Sean Donohue, United Airlines vice president-North America states, “Edmonton is an important business and leisure market, and we are delighted to add it to the United/United Express network. For the Edmonton passenger, the new service offers the convenience of nonstop flying to Denver plus easy access to United’s extensive route system via the Denver hub.”

Edmonton Airports president and CEO Scott Clements states, “Community demand has demonstrated that Denver is a strong non-stop market connecting our region to the entire mid-west and southwest geographic area. We are so pleased to see this important carrier investing in our community to offer this valuable service.”

United Express, the regional partner of United Airlines, will operate flights on a 50-seat Canadair Regional Jet. The schedule is as follows:

Depart Edmonton         Arrive Denver         Depart Denver         Arrive Edmonton
7:30 a.m.                    10:10 a.m.             10:00 a.m.                12:50 p.m.
3:00 p.m.                    5:35 p.m.               5:10 p.m.                  8:00 p.m.

Through this United Express service, travellers will have new access to connect to more than 80 destinations on convenient flights throughout United’s extensive worldwide network. Denver is amongst the Top 10 busiest passenger airports in the World.

“United’s convenient twice-a-day schedule will support important trade linkages between Edmonton and Denver – business travellers can even return home on the same day,” says Allan Scott, president and CEO of Economic Development Edmonton. “The new United Express service will also encourage inbound tourism as Denver is one of the world’s largest hub airports.”
United Express® is composed of regional airlines offering over 1,800 flights per day to nearly 150 destinations across the U.S. Flights are scheduled to connect to United Airline® and Star Alliance departures. United Express offers one-stop check in, baggage checked to final destinations, competitive international and domestic fares, boarding passes for all flights, and advance seat assignments. Enjoy all of the privileges that United offers, such as earning Mileage Plus® miles, participating in Silver Wings Plus®, and using the E-Ticket SM service. Travellers will have the opportunity to collect and use Aeroplan points on this Denver service.