United Airlines will start flying from Thunder Bay International Airport

Thunder Bay International Airport

Thunder Bay International AirportTHUNDER BAY – It is another sign of growing confidence in the local economy. Thunder Bay International Airports Authority (TBIAA) have announced that United Airlines will offer daily, non-stop United Express jet service between Thunder Bay and United’s hub at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport beginning February 14, 2013.

United Airlines and Thunder Bay International Airport

Flights are conveniently timed with daily departures from Thunder Bay scheduled for 6:00am arriving in Chicago at 6:35am. Early arrival into Chicago will provide local travelers with excellent connections to United’s global route network. United offers nearly 600 nonstop flights each day from Chicago to more than 150 destinations worldwide – more flight and destination options than any other airline.

Return flights, depart Chicago at 6:00pm arriving in Thunder Bay at 8:40pm. Service begins with an arrival from Chicago on February 14 with the first departure from Thunder Bay on February 15, 2013.

Service will be provided on Canadair CRJ regional jet aircraft with 50 seats. Bookings are available immediately at www.united.com. Members of the Aeroplan loyalty program will be able collect award points for flying on United.

Scott McFadden, President and Chief Executive Officer states, “We are very appreciative of the confidence United has shown in Thunder Bay. Our growing economy requires strong connections with the US. Through United, we are now better connected than any time in our community’s history”.