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

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 from RST. Tickets are available now at united.com.

The daily route will be flown onboard a 50-seat CRJ200 aircraft. The flight schedule* in Rochester begins October 1 and is as follows:

UA DEN flight frequency

* The schedule may be subject to change

“We are thrilled United will be offering Denver as a new hub option,” said John Reed, RST’s executive director. “Airlines and airports have measures in place to offer safe travel for those with essential travel needs at this time. This flight will provide critical access for inbound patient travelers now and for our local market as they return to travel when ready.”

“We are looking forward to the start of our new United Express flights in Rochester and know our passengers can fly with confidence thanks to the additional measures being taken on every flight,” said Greg Atkin, SkyWest’s managing director of Market Development. “From enhanced cleaning, mandatory face coverings and customer self-assessments with check-in, we remain committed to the health and safety of all onboard our aircraft.”

Daily United Express flights to Chicago O’Hare will resume on October 1st alongside the new Denver flight. All United Express flights in RST will be operated by SkyWest Airlines. Customers may book flights immediately at united.com or by calling United Airlines reservations at 800.UNITED.1 (800.846.8331). Remember, the best fares are always available at united.com.

Rochester International Airport

Rochester International Airport (RST) is owned by the City of Rochester and operated by the Rochester Airport Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mayo Clinic. The Rochester International Airport is served daily by United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta Air Lines, which collectively offer flights to Denver, Atlanta, Chicago, and Minneapolis. RST provides air service to Southeast MN and border regions of Iowa and Wisconsin. Stay connected at FlyRST.com and on Facebook/RochesterAirport and Twitter @flyrst.

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Rochester International Airport Media contact:
Tiana O’Connor
toconnor@flyrst.com
507.361.3904

SkyWest Airlines Media contact:
corporate.communications@skywest.com
435.705.2989

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