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United is Expanding its Presence in Denver

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United Plans to Expand at Denver International Airport
United Plans to Expand at Denver International Airport. Photo courtesy of United Airlines.

Today, United Airlines announced plans to expand its presence in Denver, adding 35 flights, six new routes, 12 gates, and three clubs. The carrier will double early morning departures and late evening arrivals, offering customers more flexibility. Denver’s rapid growth and demand for flexible travel options make it essential for United to maintain a modern infrastructure and fleet to support its employees and customers.

Denver is one of the fastest growing cities in the country and as the Mile High City’s most flown airline, it’s essential that we maintain the most modern infrastructure and fleet to support our local employees and customers and deliver a great experience. Our expansion in Denver will further enable us to connect our customers to destinations across the globe and revitalize our presence at the airport with modern, customer friendly offerings.

United CEO Scott Kirby

United will add non-stop flights to six destinations, including four exclusive routes from Denver (Dayton, OH; Lexington, KY; San Juan, PR and Greensboro, NC). The airline plans to open 12 new gates by mid-2024 in the A & B concourses, bringing its total to 90 at DIA. This is part of a nearly $1 billion investment to enhance customer experience, including a 30% increase in gate capacity, a new check-in lobby, updated gate technology, as well as renovated and expanded United Club locations. This summer, United will open a new club on the A Concourse and one of two revamped clubs on the B Concourse, both featuring two levels of space and a Colorado-inspired design.

United Club Lobby and Check-in
United Airlines Club Lobby – Photo courtesy of United.

United is Denver’s most-flown airline with more than 450 daily departures to over 150 non-stop destinations. They are also the largest private employer in the city of Denver with nearly 10,000 current Denver-based employees. They plan to expand that number by over 2,300 more before the end of 2023.

Editorial Note: Information and opinions articulated in this article are solely those of the author’s, not those of a credit card company, bank, airline or hotel chain. This article has not been reviewed or approved by or otherwise endorsed by any of these companies or organizations.

Miles Junkie covers airline miles, hotel points and credit card earning program information and travel in general with an eye towards ethical & eco-conscious exploration.

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