FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 21, 2011
Contact: Jenny Wedge, (949) 252-5182 (office)
FROM THE SAND TO THE SLOPES FLY DIRECT FROM ORANGE COUNTY TO MAMMOTH
SANTA ANA, Calif. – John Wayne Airport is pleased to announce a new seasonal destination from Orange County. United Airlines will offer four-day-a-week service from John Wayne Airport to the Mammoth Yosemite Airport beginning December 16, 2011 and extending through April 15, 2012.
“Direct, non-stop flights to Mammoth are a great addition to JWA’s service options. United Airlines is making it easy for Orange County skiers and snowboarders to reach one of their favorite resorts.” said Alan L. Murphy, Airport Director.
Travelers looking to take a trip to Mammoth this winter can now log on to www.united.com to book their flight. The Friday through Monday service will depart JWA at 2:30 p.m. and arrive at Mammoth at 3:49 p.m. Return flights will depart Mammoth at 12:15 p.m. and arrive at JWA at 1:36 p.m. United will serve this destination with a CRJ700.
About John Wayne Airport:
John Wayne Airport (SNA) is owned by the County of Orange and is operated as a self-supporting enterprise that receives no general fund tax revenue. The Airport serves approximately nine million passengers annually, reaches 20 non-stop destinations in the United States and Canada and is served by 10 commercial passenger airlines. More information can be found at www.ocair.com.
About United Airlines:
United Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL), operates an average of 3,332 daily flights on United and United Express to 238 domestic and international destinations from its hubs in Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Tokyo and Washington, D.C. With key global air rights in the Asia-Pacific region, Europe and Latin America, United is a founding member of Star Alliance, which overall offers 21,000 daily flights to 1,160 airports in 181 countries. United Continental Holdings, Inc. became the holding company for both United and Continental upon close of the merger transaction. The two airlines will operate separately as they begin to integrate key customer services, marketing activities and airport processes.
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