TELLURIDE, Colorado (September 2, 2015) – This week, Colorado Flights announced the official schedule for air service coming in and out of Telluride/Montrose (MTJ) airport for the 2015-16 winter season. The region has new direct flights from New York-LaGuardia (LGA), Los Angeles (LAX), Chicago (ORD) and Las Vegas (LAS), in addition to service increases from Dallas-Ft. Worth (DFW) and Phoenix (PHX). In total, the region will now have 14 direct flights from 11 major hubs.
“One of the best characteristics of our town is that it is secluded in nature and those special places are harder to get to,” said Greg Pack, president and general manager of Telluride Ski Resort. “This additional air service coming into the Telluride/Montrose airport helps address some of those obstacles, and we’re excited to provide our guests expanded access this winter.”
Carriers coming into the Telluride/Montrose airport will include American, Delta, United and Allegiant, giving visitors more options when making their travel plans. New flight service plans for the carriers will include:
“We’re absolutely thrilled with the significant additions to our air service, giving Telluride/Montrose some of the best access in ski country,” said Matt Skinner, chief operating officer of Colorado Flights. “Guests and residents alike now have multiple, varied options to travel non-stop to and from major hubs across the country, easily connecting the whole of North America and the world.”
“This year the expansion of the air program offers guests across the country increased direct flight options to Telluride/Montrose,” said Matt Windt, vice president of sales & marketing at Telluride Ski Resort. “I’m really encouraged by the new direct service on United Airlines from New York-LaGuardia. This winter, guests in the Tri-State area can experience Telluride via our new Saturday flight, weekly, from LaGuardia, or on our direct flight from Newark. New York is an important market for us and this new service helps improve guests’ access to this amazing resort.”
Telluride Ski & Golf, rated the #1 ski resort in North America by Conde Nast Traveler (2013, 2014 & 2015), offers spectacular skiing, riding, golf and recreation opportunities. Located in the San Juan Mountains of southwest Colorado, Telluride is tucked among the highest concentration of 13,000 and 14,000 foot peaks in North America. From families to thrill seekers, the ski resort offers unmatched scenic beauty and incredible terrain consisting of 127 trails and over 2,000 acres. Golfers can enjoy teeing off on one of the highest altitude courses with an 18-hole par-70, 6,574-yard course at 9,417 feet above sea level. While visiting Telluride, take advantage of world-class dining, sophisticated shopping options, luxury hotels and exquisite spas all offering exceptional service. Non-stop flights are available from 11 major hubs, and the free gondola transportation system makes getting around Telluride easy. For more information visit, www.tellurideskiresort.com.