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REDMOND AIRPORT WELCOMES NEW UNITED AIRLINES DIRECT AIR SERVICE TO CHICAGO Seasonal flight service begins June 2019

Dec-20-2018

 

Redmond Municipal Airport (RDM) announces United Airlines (UA) will offer direct daily service to Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) beginning June 6, 2019. The new seasonal non-stop flights will depart daily from RDM at 11:15 P.M., arriving in ORD at 5:15 A.M. Departures to RDM will leave ORD at 7:45 P.M., arriving in RDM at 10:15 P.M.

“This will be the longest eastbound direct flight offered at RDM,” states Redmond Mayor George Endicott. “United Airlines has more than 500 outbound flights departing daily from Chicago, significantly increasing travel options for Central Oregon business and leisure passengers connecting through O’ Hare Airport.”

The daily non-stop flights will be operated by SkyWest Inc. dba United Express, utilizing the Embraer 175 series aircraft which accommodates up to 76 passengers, configured with 12 recliner seats in first class, 16 seats in the airline’s premium economy-lite section, and 48 seats in coach.

Chicago’s O’Hare airport (ORD) is one of the largest and busiest airports in the world. With the assistance of the Central Oregon Air Service Team (COAST) this opportunity was presented to and accepted by United Airlines in December of 2018.

View the United Airlines Press release at www.united.com

United Airlines and United Express operate approximately 4,700 flights a day to 356 airports across five continents. In 2017, United and United Express operated more than 1.6 million flights carrying more than 148 million customers. United is proud to have the world's most comprehensive route network, including U.S. mainland hubs in Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Newark/New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. United operates 760 mainline aircraft and the airline's United Express carriers operate 546 regional aircraft. The airline is a founding member of Star Alliance, which provides service to 193 countries via 28 member airlines.