CRESTED BUTTE MOUNTAIN RESORT ANNOUNCES AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHT FOR THE 2011-2012 WINTER SEASON

Gunnison/Crested Butte Regional Airport daily nonstop jet service, direct from Dallas

06.10.2011– For Immediate Release

CRESTED BUTTE MOUNTAIN RESORT ANNOUNCES AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHT FOR THE 2011-2012 WINTER SEASON 
Gunnison/Crested Butte Regional Airport daily nonstop jet service, direct from Dallas Texas.

MT. CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. – JUNE 8 – In cooperation with the Rural Transportation Authority (RTA), Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) is pleased to announce the return of direct, daily nonstop jet service between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and Gunnison/Crested Butte Regional Airport (GUC) on American Airlines throughout the 2011-2012 winter season. 

American Airlines will fly a Boeing-757 round trip daily from Dallas/Fort Worth to Gunnison/Crested Butte Regional Airport, offering a reliable and convenient way to travel to “Colorado’s last great ski town.” Air service begins Thursday, December 15th, 2011 and will conclude Monday, April 2nd, 2012, providing nearly 20,000 in-bound seats for winter travelers. DFW, an American Airlines hub, offers regularly scheduled direct service and connections to over 200 cities worldwide.

“We are excited to make this timely announcement as we prepare for the 2011-2012 winter season,” said Daren Cole, vice president of sales and marketing for CBMR. “Consistency in our air service is very important. We have loyal guests in Dallas and connecting cities who rely on air travel to visit Gunnison and Crested Butte every winter and we are eager to welcome them back.” 

Travelers can expect the following flights times (subject to change): 
Depart DFW 1:15pm – arrive GUC 2:15pm 
Depart GUC 3:15pm – arrive DFW 6:10pm

The Gunnison/Crested Butte Regional Airport is located in Gunnison, Colo. and features a hassle-free, convenient travel alternative to the larger airports in the state. Crested Butte is an easy 30-minute drive from the GUC airport and shuttle service and car rentals are available. 

For booking information, contact Crested Butte Vacations at (800)600-2803 or www.aa.com. 

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