United announces winter season non-stop to New York/Newark
Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN) today announced new, non-stop seasonal winter service to New York/Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) to be operated by United Airlines. Located just 14 miles from Manhattan, EWR serves the entire New York-New Jersey metropolitan area.
United plans to operate the flights using Airbus A319 aircraft with a configuration of 8 first class and 112 coach class seats. Flights will operate once weekly on Saturdays from December 22, 2012 through March 30, 2013. The flights are scheduled to depart EWR at 8:25 a.m. and arrive BZN at 11:23 a.m. The return flights are scheduled to depart BZN at 12:05 p.m. and arrive EWR at 6:10 p.m.
These flights are made possible by the cooperation and contribution of 17 entities through the Bozeman Chamber of Commerce, Big Sky Resort, Moonlight Basin and the Yellowstone Club in conjunction with a Department of Transportation Small Community Air Service Development Grant (SCASDG).
United also operates year-round service between BZN and Denver, with seasonal service to Los Angeles, Chicago and San Francisco.
About Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport
Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport serves as a year-round gateway to Yellowstone National Park. BZN also serves the recreation areas of Big Sky Resort, Moonlight Basin and the Bridger Bowl Ski Area as well as the business centers of Bozeman, Belgrade and Livingston and higher education at Montana State University. For more information about Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport go to http://www.bozemanairport.com
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