Sun Valley, ID (For Immediate Release) Beginning December 12, 2013 United Airlines will offer new daily non-stop seasonal winter and summer service between San Francisco (SFO) and Sun Valley (SUN). The United Express flights will be operated by SkyWest Airlines using a CRJ 700 regional jet aircraft with seating for sixty-six passengers.
The new service between Sun Valley and United's San Francisco hub, which has strong domestic and international connections, will run daily from Dec. 12 through March 30 for the 2013-14 winter season and from July 2 through September 23 for the 2014 summer season.
"We are pleased to add Sun Valley to the list of worldwide resort destinations United serves," said Vic Kerckhoff, United's director of leisure sales. "These new flights provide travelers from the San Francisco area and beyond with convenient access to the wide variety of winter and summer recreational and cultural activities Sun Valley has to offer."
The flight schedule for upcoming winter ski season will be:
· Departs SFO at 10:40am, arrives SUN at 1:22pm
· Departs SUN at 1:57pm, arrives SFO at 2:54pm
"With these new non-stop flights travelers can fly between San Francisco and Sun Valley in just under 2 hours. Our community is very proud to welcome United Express regional jet service into the Sun Valley market," said Eric Seder, Board President of Fly Sun Valley Alliance, an organization engaged in strategic air service development efforts for the Sun Valley area.
Passengers on the new United Express San Francisco flights to Sun Valley will also receive great benefits from the Sun Valley Resort. For the upcoming winter season passengers who present their SFO-SUN boarding pass to the Sun Valley ticket window receive a free demo ski/board package or a free morning two hour group lesson the day following arrival. Some date restrictions apply.