News at RST

United Express Flights to Denver from Rochester International Airport, operated by SkyWest Airlines, Launch in October

August 10, 2020

Rochester, MN (August 10, 2020) –New, nonstop United Express flights, operated by SkyWest Airlines, between Denver International Airport (DEN) and Rochester International Airport (RST) begin on October 1, 2020. The new flights will provide travelers access to United’s global network via the airline’s Denver hub. The Denver hub provides one-stop access to 37 new cities…

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Department of Transportation allows United Airlines to suspend operations at RST

June 5, 2020

Rochester, MN (June 5, 2020) – Rochester International Airport (RST) has been informed by a recent Department of Transportation (DOT) ruling that United Airlines plans to suspend its air services to the market starting on July 6 through September 30, 2020. The decision by the DOT allows United Airlines and other carriers to seek an…

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Rochester International Airport announces plans for protocols and procedures amid coronavirus

May 14, 2020

Rochester, MN (May 14, 2020) –Rochester International Airport (RST), in collaboration with federal, state and local partners, today announced a comprehensive plan for updating protocols and enhancing procedures for the health and safety of customers and employees in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). “Since March, RST has been partnering with airline, government and other industry experts…

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Rochester International Airport Receives Coronavirus Relief Funding

April 21, 2020

Rochester, MN (April 21, 2020) – Rochester International Airport (RST) will receive $2,479,991 in federal funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). “Due to the unprecedented restriction on travel, RST has seen a 95% decrease in passenger travel,” said John Reed, executive director. “Our revenue has been drastically impacted by…

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United Airlines to launch service at Rochester International Airport

February 27, 2017

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