New flight from Chicago bolsters service

By scott miller

EAGLE COUNTY — As the new ski season gathers strength, the Vail Valley will soon see its annual influx of visitors who fly into the Eagle County Regional Airport. There’s some good news this season, but more to come starting in 2016.First, the good news: United Airlines has added a weekend flight from Chicago. That service will augment existing daily service from American Airlines. That new service comes with no strings, meaning United has started the service on its own, without asking for revenue guarantees.Airlines often ask for guarantees on new routes as insurance against losing money. The money to …

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