SkyWest Airlines to Operate New United Express Flights Between Hays and Denver

SkyWest Airlines to Operate New United Express Flights Between Hays and Denver

“The City of Hays is very pleased to receive this announcement from SkyWest for our commercial air service. We believe that SkyWest will provide the area great opportunity for air access to the region and the world. The flight times – an early morning departure, mid day turn around and evening return – create many flight connection options for our flyers and we are excited that we will have reliable commercial air service at the Hays regional airport.” – I.D. Creech, Director of Public Works

HAYS, Kan. April 21, 2014 – The first United Express flights, operated by SkyWest Airlines, from Hays to Denver are scheduled to take off beginning Aug. 1, 2014. These new daily flights make it possible for Hays travelers to easily and conveniently connect to United’s global network at the airline’s Denver hub.

“Having access to reliable, local air service is critical for the economic development of communities and we look forward to the start of these new United Express flights in Hays,” said Mike Thompson, SkyWest Airlines vice president – Market Development. “Hays travelers taking advantage of this new service will enjoy a new connection to an unmatched global network.”

Each of the 12-weekly flights from Hays 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 350 daily United and United Express flights from Denver, Hays travelers have access to destinations around the globe.

The Hays flights will operate using 50-seat Bombardier-manufactured CRJ200 aircraft. These proven regional jets will provide each passenger with a quick, comfortable flight.

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

This press release and additional information about SkyWest Airlines can be found at

About SkyWest Airlines: As a leading air service provider offering global access to millions of people each month, SkyWest partners with the world’s largest network carriers including United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, US Airways, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines. With a fleet of 336 aircraft, SkyWest’s more than 10,500 aviation professionals operate more than 1,700 flights each day to 181 destinations throughout North America. SkyWest is known for its industry-leading workforce, exceptional leadership team, and continued solid operational and economic performance. The airline is headquartered in St. George, Utah. Visit  for more information and follow @SkyWestAirlines on Twitter.