United to add Shreveport and Grand Forks service from Denver, Anchorage flights to go to year-round

United Airlines (Chicago) has announced plans to launch daily nonstop service linking its Denver hub with two new markets: Shreveport, Louisiana, and Grand Forks, North Dakota. In addition, United will expand existing summer-season flights between Denver and Anchorage to year-round service.

This new announcement comes one week after United announced daily, nonstop service between Denver and its hub at Tokyo Narita International Airport, starting in the spring of 2013.

Shreveport: Once-daily, nonstop service between Denver and Shreveport starts on August 28.  United Express carrier ExpressJet Airlines (Atlanta) will operate the flight with 50-seat Embraer ERJ 145 regional jets (above).  Shreveport Regional Airport serves north Louisiana, east Texas and southwest Arkansas.

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Grand Forks: Twice-daily, nonstop service between Denver and Grand Forks International Airport begins on October 3.  United Express carrier SkyWest Airlines (St. George) will operate the flights with 50-seat Canadair CRJ200 regional jets.

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Anchorage: United’s seasonal service between Denver and Anchorage, launched on May 1 with Boeing 737-800 aircraft, will operate year-round.

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