Air Canada and Delta Air Lines are launching new winter seasonal services to Colorado ski resorts.
Through Delta Connection regional partner SkyWest Airlines, Delta Air Lines is launching daily non-stop service from Atlanta to Aspen-Pitkin County Airport on December 21, as well as Saturday-only round-trips from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
Aspen-Pitkin County Airport (IATA code ASE) serves the ski resorts of Aspen and Snowmass. Delta’s round-trips from Atlanta will operate until March 30 and its weekly flights from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) until March 29.
Air Canada will launch weekly non-stop flights on December 14 between Toronto and Eagle County Regional Airport (EGE), which serves the Colorado ski resorts of Vail and Beaver Creek Mountains. The flights will operate until April 5.
SkyWest Airlines will operate Delta’s daily round-trips to Aspen from Atlanta and weekly flights from Minneapolis-St. Paul with Bombardier CRJ700 regional jets.
Each Delta Connection Bombardier CRJ700 is fitted with 65 seats (including nine First Class and eight Economy Comfort seats as well as 48 Economy Class seats. The aircraft are all fitted with in-flight Wi-Fi connectivity for passenger use.
Delta’s schedule for the Atlanta-Aspen route will see its flight departing Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) daily from December 21 at 10:10 a.m. and landing at ASE at 11:59 a.m. local time.
In the other direction, the return flight leaves ASE at 12:45 pm. and touches down at ATL at 5:53 p.m. local time.
Delta’s schedule for its weekly MSP-Aspen service will see its flight leaving MSP at 11:40 a.m. on Saturdays from December 21 and reaching ASE at 1:13 p.m. local time. In the other direction, the flight departs ASE at 2:00 p.m. and arrives at MSP at 5:11 p.m. local time.
Air Canada will operate its weekly Toronto-Eagle County service on Saturdays with two-class, 120-seat Airbus A319 jets offering a choice of Executive or Economy Class service and featuring complimentary seatback entertainment throughout the aircraft.
The carrier’s flights to Eagle County Regional Airport from its main hub at Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) are timed to offer customers easy flight connections throughout its extensive network in Eastern and Atlantic Canada including Ottawa, Montreal and Halifax.
Air Canada’s schedule for the route will see flight AC1051 departing YYZ at 9:50 a.m. on Saturdays from December 21 through April 5 and reaching EGE at 11:45 a.m. local time.
In the other direction, flight AC1052 is timed to leave EGE at 12:30 p.m. and get to YYZ at 5:43 p.m. local time.