United Express FAQ

Who operates United Express?

The new United Express flights in Sheridan will be operated by SkyWest Airlines. SkyWest started in 1972 and is known for connecting small and medium-sized communities to the global aviation network.

SkyWest has approximately 2,500 daily departures (more flights than any other regional airline in the world) to over 250 cities with a fleet of nearly 500 aircraft. In 2018, SkyWest flew 38.8 million passengers, and in 2019 it was named one of “Fortune World’s” Most Admired Companies and ATW Regional Airline of the Year for the third time.

SkyWest and United Express are not affiliated with Great Lakes.

How reliable is SkyWest?

In the last 12 months, SkyWest scheduled 2,066 flights from Rock Springs, Laramie, and Gillette. Only four were canceled due to controllable events (i.e. aircraft maintenance).

Where does United fly from Denver?

You can take daily flights to more than 160 airports in the U.S. United Express also connects in Denver to 12 international locations including non-stop to Tokyo, London, Frankfurt, several destinations in Mexico and Latin America, the Caribbean, and five destinations in Canada.

If I’m traveling beyond Denver, will I have to re-check my baggage?

You will be able to check your bags all the way to your final destination. You will not have to retrieve and re-check your luggage in Denver.

How far in advance may I book a flight?

Tickets are available 300 days in advance.

Will I be able to use United’s MileagePlus loyalty program and accrue frequent flyer miles?

Yes! Sign up for the program here.

Will Denver Air Connection Jump On Board Loyalty points transfer to United?

No; however, you can contact Denver Air Connection directly for availability of use on their other routes.