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United Airlines bringing back Direct Flights to Chicago and Denver from Winnipeg

United Airlines bringing back Direct Flights to Chicago and Denver from Winnipeg
United Airlines returns to Winnipeg

By: Staff Writer I Winnipeg Tribune

Winnipeg, January 26, 2024 - Winnipeggers looking to explore the vibrant cities of Chicago and Denver will soon find their travel options significantly improved. The Winnipeg Airports Authority has announced that United Airlines is set to reintroduce direct flights to these two iconic destinations from Winnipeg Richardson International Airport. This move comes after a pause in these routes due to the COVID-19 pandemic and is expected to be a welcome development for both leisure and business travelers.

Scheduled to commence on May 23, 2024, these daily flights will provide a seamless and convenient way for Manitobans and travelers from across the region to reach Chicago and Denver, opening up a world of opportunities for exploration and economic growth.

Nick Hays, President of the Winnipeg Airports Authority, expressed enthusiasm for the return of these direct flights, stating, "Bringing back United's non-stop service to Chicago and Denver has been among the top priorities for our team." In a media release.

Chicago, often referred to as the "Windy City," is renowned for its rich cultural heritage, stunning architecture, and diverse culinary scene. Travelers will have the chance to explore famous landmarks such as Millennium Park, the Art Institute of Chicago, and take in breathtaking views from the Willis Tower Skydeck.

Denver, on the other hand, is a gateway to the Rocky Mountains, offering outdoor enthusiasts an array of activities such as hiking, skiing, and mountain biking. The city is also known for its thriving arts and music scene, with attractions like the Denver Art Museum and Red Rocks Amphitheatre.

The reintroduction of direct flights to Chicago and Denver is expected to boost tourism in Winnipeg and strengthen ties between the region and these dynamic American cities. Additionally, it will provide increased convenience for business travelers, facilitating trade and business connections.

Travelers can look forward to a comfortable and efficient travel experience with United Airlines, a reputable carrier known for its commitment to passenger satisfaction and safety.


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