“The brand new service will supply extra choices for vacationers from throughout the area and proceed to outline Bismarck Airport because the premier airport and hub metropolis for central and western North Dakota,” Mayor Mike Seminary stated in a press release.
The announcement Monday is a component of a bigger service enlargement by United, which added providers to seven different locations in California, Ohio, South Dakota, Virginia and Wisconsin.
United already presents flights between Bismarck and Denver. The twice day by day flights to Chicago provides a second vacation spot for the airline.
American Airways has provided flights between Bismarck and O’Hare since October 2014.
“Further service to Chicago will give our enterprise group one thing they’ve lengthy been asking for, and that’s extra flight choices, stated Brian Ritter, president of the Bismarck-Mandan Improvement Affiliation and Bismarck-Mandan Chamber of Commerce.
United will make the most of 50-seat regional jets for the yr-spherical service, with each an early morning and a noon departure.