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SkyWest Airlines announces enhanced flight schedule in Brainerd

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SkyWest Airlines announces enhanced flight schedule in Brainerd
Brainerd MN 506 James St. / PO Box 974 56401

SkyWest Airlines announced a new, enhanced flight schedule for Brainerd lakes area passengers beginning this weekend.

The new schedule, SkyWest reported, offers more convenience for the harried business traveler who doesn’t want to spend extra time away from home and better connections for the vacationer looking for a winter escape to places like Cancun, Miami or the Caribbean.

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Beginning Saturday, weekday Delta Air Lines flights, operated by SkyWest Airlines, will depart Brainerd early in the morning, with the last flight arriving at night. There will also be one mid-day, round-trip flight. All of the daily flights are timed to connect with the more than 400 daily Delta flights from Minneapolis.

“This new flight schedule is what every community is looking for — convenient for business travelers and timed to connect to hundreds of destinations around the world via Delta’s global network,” said Mike Thompson, SkyWest Airlines vice president–market development, in a news release. “Flying from Brainerd Lakes Regional Airport has never been better.”

The new flight schedule in Brainerd Monday through Friday:

• Depart Brainerd at 7:15 a.m. and arrive in Minneapolis at 8:07 a.m.

• Depart Minneapolis at 2:20 p.m. and arrive in Brainerd at 3:14 p.m.

• Depart Brainerd at 3:39 p.m. and arrive in Minneapolis at 4:30 p.m.

• Depart Minneapolis at 7:25 p.m. and arrive in Brainerd at 8:27 p.m.

• On Saturday and Sunday, the flight schedule is:

• Depart Minneapolis at 2:20 p.m. and arrive in Brainerd at 3:14 p.m.

• Depart Brainerd at 3:39 p.m. and arrive in Minneapolis at 4:30 p.m.

SkyWest reported the flight schedule is subject to change. SkyWest will operate the Delta Air Lines flights using the 50-passenger, Bombardier-manufactured Canadair Regional Jet 200 (CRJ200). SkyWest Airlines reports it is a leading CRJ200 operator and received the manufacturer’s highest reliability award in North America for 2011.

Customers may book flights immediately at www.delta.com or by calling Delta reservations at 800-221-1212. More information about SkyWest Airlines may be found at www.skywest.com.

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