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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE :
Wednesday, June 06, 2007

Little Rock National Airport Announces Non-Stop Flights To Washington, D.C. and Denver on United Airlines

Little Rock (June 6, 2007) – Little Rock National Airport today announced United will begin non-stop flights to Washington, D.C. and Denver on September 5.
One round trip will be operated to Washington, D.C.’s Dulles International Airport and two flights to Denver. From Dulles, United offers more than 50 connecting flights including Amsterdam, Beijing, Brussels, Frankfurt, London-Heathrow, Munich, Paris, Rome and Zurich. From Denver, United offers 42 connections including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Honolulu and several destinations in Western Canada.
The new flights will operate daily on the following schedule:

Flight Number Departs Time Arrives Time
7897 Little Rock 8:45 a.m. Denver 9:55 a.m.
7896 Denver 10 a.m. Little Rock 1 p.m.
7899 Little Rock 6:44 p.m. Denver 7:54 p.m.
7898 Denver 6:55 p.m. Little Rock 9:55 p.m.
7904 Little Rock 1:30 p.m. Washington Dulles 4:35 p.m.
7905 Washington Dulles 4:45 p.m. Little Rock 6:15 p.m.


Deborah Schwartz, executive director at Little Rock National, said, “We are pleased that United Express is coming to Little Rock with non-stop service to our Nation’s Capital as well as to Denver. The large number of domestic and foreign connecting flights from each of these airports will give our customers new and welcome options. We are confident that these latest service additions will be well-received and successful.”
The United Express flights will be operated by Trans States Airlines using 50-seat regional jets.
“We look forward to providing service from Little Rock to two of our hub airports, helping our customers reach destinations across the world with one stop service,” said David Jehn, United’s managing director-North America Planning. “We aim to provide our customers consistent and high-quality service to Washington, Denver, and beyond.”
United Express joins American Eagle, Continental Express, Delta, Delta Connection, Frontier, Northwest, Northwest Airlink, Southwest and USAirways Express in providing service from Little Rock.

The airlines serving Little Rock now provide non-stop jet service to destinations including Atlanta, Baltimore/Washington, Charlotte, Chicago (Midway and O’Hare), Cincinnati, Dallas (DFW and Love Field), Denver, Detroit, Houston (Bush Intercontinental and Hobby), Las Vegas, Memphis, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York (Newark), Orlando, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, St. Louis and Washington, D.C.

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