New Daily Non-Stop Winter Service from San Diego to Mammoth
·       New Friday – Monday Flights from Orange County
·       Expanded Daily Service from San Francisco with a Second Flight Friday – Monday
·       Service Scheduled to Begin Thursday, December 15, 2011 from San Francisco and San Diego and Friday, December 16, 2011 from Orange County

Mammoth Lakes, Calif. -
Beginning this winter, San Diego and Orange County residents will have easy access to world-class skiing and snowboarding thanks to United Airlines’ http://www.united.com/ new non-stop service to Mammoth Yosemite Airport. United is also expanding service from San Francisco International Airport to Mammoth Lakes with a second flight from Friday – Monday.

The new flights will depart daily throughout the winter from San Diego and four days per week from Orange County (Friday – Monday). In addition, air service to and from San Francisco now includes additional Friday – Monday flight service to complement the daily flight service already in existence.

United Express regional partner SkyWest Airlines will operate the flights using 66-seat CRJ700 regional jets which include six first-class and 60 economy seats per plane. The first flights of the season are scheduled to depart Thursday, December 15, 2011 from San Francisco and San Diego and Friday, December 16, 2011 from Orange County.

The service from the two new markets of San Diego and Orange County has been long-awaited by Mammoth’s many customers in these areas.

“The new service will allow fans of Mammoth in San Diego and Orange County to spend less time in their car and more time on the slopes with the ability to get to Mammoth Mountain <http://www.mammothmountain.com/>  in about an hour,” said Howard Pickett, Chief Marketing Officer of Mammoth Mountain Ski Area. “The additional flight from San Francisco will greatly benefit out-of-state visitors by providing an additional connection for even easier access to Mammoth through United’s San Francisco hub.”

Mammoth Yosemite Airport is located just 15 minutes from Mammoth Lakes, home of Mammoth Mountain Ski Area as well as a large number of hotels to suit all tastes and budgets and a large variety of restaurants. Mammoth Yosemite Airport also receives year-round flights from Los Angeles and winter seasonal flights from San Jose through Alaska Airlines.

For more information about the new flights or to reserve a seat, call 1-800-UNITED1 or visit  http://www.united.com/ .

For more information about Mammoth Mountain, visit http://www.mammothmountain.com/