BTV secures second Denver direct flight

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BTV secures second Denver direct flight

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 3:21am -- tim

Vermont Business Magazine The Burlington International Airport (BTV) has announced new United Airlines service to Denver International Airport (DEN) beginning in June 2019. The new service complements United’s service between Burlington and its hubs in Chicago (ORD), New York/Newark (EWR) and Washington Dulles (IAD). This is the second recent announcement of new, direct service to Denver. Frontier announced in mid-January that it will begin three-days-a-week BTV service starting in May.

“The team at the Burlington International Airport has worked hard to expand air service,” said Mayor Miro Weinberger. “United’s decision to add a direct flight to Denver shows that work is paying off, and adds to the strength of our Airport, city, and entire region.”

“This is an amazing opportunity to compliment the many routes that United offers the Burlington market,” said Gene Richards, Director of Aviation, Burlington International Airport. “We are thankful for United’s continued confidence in Burlington, Vermont.”

Service to Denver provided by United will be seasonal, with weekly Saturday service beginning June 2019.

Meanwhile, Burlington International Airport's first flight to Orlando will take off Saturday. This is a new direct flight on Frontier Airlines.

About Burlington International Airport: Burlington International Airport (BTV) is northern New England’s most convenient and welcoming airport. Located adjacent to Burlington Vermont, BTV is just ten minutes from Lake Champlain. Business and leisure travelers alike appreciate BTV’s friendliness, excellent on-schedule record, and direct flights to: Atlanta (ATL) via Delta, Charlotte (CLT) via American Airlines, Chicago (ORD) via United or American Airlines, Denver (DEN) via Frontier or United, New York City via United, JetBlue, or Delta, Orlando (MCO) via Frontier, Philadelphia (PHL) via American Airlines, Washington DC (IAD) via United or American Airlines. Book your getaway today at FlyBTV.com.

Source: BTV 1.28.2019. Top photo: VBM file photo of United Airlines jet taxiing.