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Flights Cancelled – FAA Equipment Damaged Due to Storm

According to the Federal Aviation Administration, the Automated Weather Observation System (AWOS) at the Kearney Regional Airport was damaged during last night’s storm. This equipment is owned and maintained by the Federal Aviation Administration and reports weather information to the flight crews for the landing and takeoff of the aircraft. Therefore, flights serviced by United Express at the Kearney Regional Airport are cancelled until further notice. Passengers with questions should contact 1-800-United1 for flight updates.

Kearney Regional Airport Breaks April Passenger Record

Kearney Regional Airport has hit its seventh record breaking month since the start of air service in September 2018. In the month of April Kearney’s daily non-stop jet service to Denver with United Express served 1,303 passengers which is an all-time record for the month of April. Flights with United Express from Kearney to Denver are as low as $163 round-trip. Visit united.com to book your flight today!

Kearney Regional Airport Breaks March Passenger Record

Kearney Regional Airport has hit its sixth record breaking month since the start of air service in September 2018. In the month of March Kearney’s daily non-stop jet service to Denver with United Express served 1,242 passengers which is an all-time record for the month of March. Flights with United Express from Kearney to Denver are as low as $163 round-trip. Visit united.com to book your flight today!

SkyWest’s Kearney Team Receives United’s 2018 Quality First Award

SkyWest Airlines’ customer service team at Kearney Regional Airport was recently recognized as a top performing United Express location in 2018. Demonstrating an ongoing commitment to service and reliability, the SkyWest Kearney customer service team was recently presented with United’s 2018 Quality First Award.

The prestigious award recognizes the top performing United and United Express stations and is based on key performance metrics, bag handling, on-time arrival and more. Kearney Regional Airport ranked first among United Express stations in their category.

“Our Kearney team continues to demonstrate SkyWest’s commitment to quality service,” said Steve Black, SkyWest Airlines Vice President of Customer Service. “We appreciate this team and we are continually impressed with the positive experience they help provide for Kearney travelers enjoying the daily United Express flights to Denver and beyond.”

Customers may book flights at united.com or by calling United reservations at 800.UNITED.1 (800.864.8331).

Kearney Regional Airport Breaks February Passenger Record

Just five months in to jet service with United Airlines, Kearney Regional Airport has broken an enplanement record each month. In the month of February Kearney’s daily non-stop jet service to Denver with United Express served 1,168 passengers which is an all-time record for the month of February. Flights with United Express from Kearney to Denver are as low as $163 round-trip. Visit united.com to book your flight today!

Kearney Regional Airport Sets New October Enplanement Record

A record-high number of passengers made October 2018 the busiest month of October at Kearney Regional Airport since 1994.

In just the second month of new United Express service to Denver, Kearney Regional Airport had 1,150 passengers travel to Denver and beyond.

Flights with United Express from Kearney to Denver are as low as $163. Visit United.com to book your flight today!

 

United Express Flights from Kearney to Denver Launch Sept. 5

KEARNEY, Nebraska Aug. 31, 2018 – SkyWest Airlines is pleased to launch new daily United Express jet service between Kearney Regional Airport (EAR) and Denver International Airport beginning Sept. 5, 2018. Tickets are available for purchase today at www.united.com.

The inaugural flight will depart Kearney on Wednesday, Sept. 5 at 4:38 p.m. Media is invited to join city, airport and SkyWest officials for refreshments to welcome the first flight and celebrate the first departure from 3:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. CT.

“We’re excited to offer new United Express service between Kearney and Denver,” said Greg Atkin, SkyWest Airlines managing director – Market Development. “Travelers taking advantage of the new service will enjoy a quiet, comfortable flight aboard the CRJ200, and new connections through United’s unmatched global network.”

The daily United Express jet service between Kearney and Denver connects passengers to United’s hub in Denver, where travelers can access over 400 daily departures to destinations around the world. Kearney customers who fly United may also accrue MileagePlus Miles as members of United’s MileagePlus loyalty program. The daily United Express flight is ideally scheduled for both business and leisure travelers, providing well-timed connection opportunities in Denver.

SkyWest will operate the route utilizing the 50-passenger Bombardier-manufactured Canadair Regional Jet, CRJ200. SkyWest Airlines is a top CRJ200 operator and has been named the manufacturer’s most reliable operator in North America five times.

Tickets are available for purchase now at www.united.com or by calling United reservations at 800.864.8331. The lowest fares can always be found on www.united.com.

About SkyWest Airlines

SkyWest Airlines, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SkyWest, Inc. (NASDAQ: SKYW) partners with the world’s largest network carriers including United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines. With more than 13,000 aviation professionals operating over 2,300 daily flights, SkyWest Airlines connects millions of passengers each month to 248 destinations across North America and has a fleet of 449 aircraft. Headquartered in St. George, Utah, SkyWest’s industry-leading workforce and excellent leadership team have consistently generated solid operational and economic performance, setting the standard for excellence in the regional industry. Visit www.skywest.com for more information.

SkyWest Airlines Launching United Express Flights from Kearney to Denver in September!

KEARNEY, Nebraska, April 18, 2018 – SkyWest Airlines and the City of Kearney are excited to bring United Express air service from Denver to Kearney, Nebraska beginning in September! The new United Express flights, operated by SkyWest, will takeoff beginning Sept. 5, 2018. Tickets are available today at united.com.

“Passengers on these new United Express flights to Denver will appreciate the increased number of available seats, full-size cabin and seamless travel process from the minute they check in,” said Greg Atkin, SkyWest Airlines managing director – Market Development. “It will now be easier than ever to fly from Kearney to Denver and anywhere else in the world you want to go.”

“We are pleased to announce the startup of this era in air service for our community and the surrounding area,” said Michael Morgan, Kearney City Manager. “SkyWest Airlines and United Express jet service means reliable and quality air service as well as convenience for local air travelers.”

Each of the daily flights from Kearney to Denver has been timed to provide maximum connection opportunities for both business and leisure travelers. Customers will also have the opportunity to accrue frequent flier miles in United’s MileagePlus loyalty program. And with 450 daily United and United Express flights from Denver, Kearney travelers have access to destinations around the globe.

Kearney passengers will enjoy service aboard the quiet, comfortable CRJ200. SkyWest is a leading CRJ200 operator and has been named the manufacturer’s most reliable operator in North America five times.

Customers may book flights immediately at united.com or by calling United reservations at 800.UNITED.1 (800.864.8331). Remember, the best fares are always available at united.com.