News

United adds second Kelowna-Los Angeles flight

United Airlines has yet to start flying in an out of Kelowna, but it has already added an additional flight.

Bolstered by higher than expected early bookings on the planned new daily route between Kelowna  (YLW) and Los Angeles (LAX), United has announced it will add a second, seasonal Saturday flight to operate between Jan. 5 and April 6, next year.

Regular, daily service between the two cities is scheduled to start Dec. 19. Flights will leave Kelowna for Los Angeles around 8 a.m. and leave Los Angeles for Kelowna at 6:30 p.m. as part of the regular, scheduled service.

The additional. seasonal flight will leave LAX at 1:30 p.m. on Saturdays and leave YLW at 5:10 p.m.

“The inbound ski industry, as well as outbound holiday travelers, will see this (additional flight) as very good news,” said Jenelle Hynes, YLW's  marketing and media relations officer.

“This additional Saturday flight has been specifically timed to link YLW to Sydney and Melbourne Australia and Auckland, New Zealand.”

Daily service on United Airlines Express between LAX and YLW was announced July 10.

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Ex-athlete eases chronic pain
 
Medal haul for OKM swim team
 
Nyhus thrives on European volleyball experience
Kelowna Siblings to watch themselves on Disney TV
 
Twin accidents at Grohman Narrows
 
Update: Fire on Fairview
Curlers host CashSpiel
 
Mt. Sentinel boys volleyball place sixth at provincials
 
Nelson cashspiel set

Community Events, November 2014

Add an Event


Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Nov 21 edition online now. Browse the archives.