Avoca, PA -
Travelers using the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport will soon have
additional options for air travel.
United Express (Continental Connection) will upgrade its service to Newark
Effective March 4, 2012, United Express (Continental
Connection) will upgrade two of its daily Newark flights from 37-seat aircraft
to 50-seat aircraft. These flights
will depart AVP at 4:17 PM and 7:33 PM and arrive in Newark at 5:25 PM and 8:42
PM. Also, these flights will leave Newark at 2:52 PM and 6:01 PM and arrive at
AVP at 3:51 PM and 7:08 PM. United Express (Continental Connection) carrier
CommutAir will operate these nonstop, round-trip flights daily using the 50-seat
Bombardier Dash 8 Q-300 aircraft (DH3).
Barry Centini, Airport
Director, said, “We are very pleased to see United Express expanding their
service in Northeast Pennsylvania for our area business and leisure air
About United Continental
United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL)
is the holding company for both United Airlines and Continental Airlines.
Together with United Express, Continental Express and Continental Connection,
these airlines operate an average of 5,717 flights a day to 376 airports on six
continents from their hubs in Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, Guam, Houston, Los
Angeles, New York/Newark Liberty, San Francisco, Tokyo and Washington, D.C.
United and Continental are members of Star Alliance, which offers more than
21,200 daily flights to 1,185 airports in 185 countries. United and
Continental's more than 80,000 employees reside in every U.S. state and in many
countries around the world.
About Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport:
The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport (AVP) is your gateway to Northeastern Pennsylvania, offering area travelers
36 daily arrivals and departures to six major hubs, with one-stop service to
hundreds of destinations worldwide.
Air service is provided by the following airlines: Continental Connection (Newark); Delta Connection (Atlanta
and Detroit); United Express (Chicago-O'Hare); and US Airways Express (Charlotte and Philadelphia).
For more information, call 1-877-2FLYAVP (235-9287) or visit our web site at www.flyavp.com.