United Airlines to suspend service at Paine Field in Everett this fall
United Airlines will suspend service from Denver to Everett in October.
EVERETT, Washington – United Airlines announced Monday it will suspend service to Paine Field in October after two years of operation at Everett Airport.
In a statement released on Monday, United Airlines said it had continued to “assess and adapt its network according to demand trends.” The airline currently operates a daily flight between Denver and Everett. This service will be suspended on October 5, 2021.
United will continue to offer non-stop flights to Seattle from Denver, New York / Newark, Houston, Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington, DC and San Francisco, according to the airline.
In 2019, United Airlines became the second airline to operate a commercial passenger service departing from Everett after the first Alaska Airlines flights.
Alaska Airlines resumed some services at Paine Field in June after an increase in air travel in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Alaska has announced plans to revert to a full program of 18 non-stop departures from Everett Airport by spring 2022, possibly earlier.
The Paine Field CEO said on Monday that the news from United was not surprising.
“Carriers are making post-pandemic adjustments to their schedules and markets, so it’s not surprising news. Paine Field continues to benefit from strong passenger demand, our flights are fully booked and our local carrier Alaska Airlines remains committed, ”said the CEO of Paine Field Airport. Brett Smith. “We are excited about the new routes from Alaska to Boise and Tucson which will begin later this year. We have had conversations with other carriers interested in starting the service and remain confident that we will return to full force later this year. “