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United Airlines will begin flying the 737 Max out of Denver in February

Southwest Airlines, which also has a hub in Denver and has 737 Max airplanes, says it’s not sure when it will resume operating the plane out of the Mile High City

With winter travel to Colorado resort communities very unclear, airlines are showing “unprecedented” flexibility

What is usually a set-in-stone schedule of flights is an Etch-a-Sketch this fall as Colorado resorts struggle to gauge demand for skiing and airlines work to accommodate coronavirus-wary travelers.

Travel within Gunnison has been restricted to residents only during the COVID-19 pandemic. People traveling from out of county or the state of Colroado must inform the Health Department of the number of people arriving, where they will be staying if they are a 2nd home owner and must have their own supplies and be self quarantined for 7-10 days. Gunnison County has 108 positive COVID-19 cases and 5 deaths and is one of the most highly infected areas per capita in Colorado.

Colorado attorney general asks for federal investigation into Frontier Airlines’ coronavirus flight-change policies

The request comes as the U.S. airline industry is reeling from the economic effects of the coronavirus crisis. Hundreds of jobs are at risk in Denver.

Are the days of the Boeing 747 — the jumbo jet — over in Denver?

British Airways’ announcement that it is retiring the four-engined, humpbacked airplane means Lufthansa is the only airline flying to the Mile High City that uses the 747. But even they are unsure about the big plane’s future.

United Airlines, a major Denver employer, is sending layoff notices to nearly half of its U.S. employees

United is the largest carrier at Denver International Airport and it employs more than 7,000 people in the city. As many as 2,800 Denver jobs could be affected.

Fly from Aspen to Montrose for $30? Airlines are being allowed to cut small-airport service during coronavirus

With air travel contracting to 5% of pre-coronavirus levels, airlines now are allowed to cut some airports. Analysts project Colorado vacation towns aren’t on the chopping block.

Airlines flying empty planes to small Colorado airports plead for OK to cut service

Colorado's mountain tourist destinations are siding with airlines on temporary cutbacks, but they're fearful long-term loss of service. The airlines are making the ask despite pocketing federal coronavirus relief funds.

United tried to cut flights to Gunnison using some questionable geographic reasoning. The feds said no.

United Airlines, staggering after coronavirus shutdowns required 80% reduction in flights, asked to end flights to Gunnison, but federal regulators said no. Flights will continue, even though they're only 10% full.

Coronavirus has left Denver International Airport little more than an airplane parking lot

The number of people making their way through the airport’s security checkpoints last week dropped by more than 94% compared to the same stretch last year

Opinion: Why United Airlines is adding 24 gates at Denver International Airport

A United vice president cites a 22% jump in the number of flights out of DIA in the past four years

What Denver International Airport looked and felt like Friday on its busiest day ever

The Colorado Sun spent 9 hours at DIA talking to airport employees and passengers -- and going behind the scenes -- to figure out what the droves meant

Electric airplanes developed by a Colorado startup take aim at global pilot shortage

Gas isn’t cheap, neither is learning how to fly. Going electric could cut aviation fuel costs by 90 percent, save students money and, as an added bonus, cut emissions

United Airlines adding Denver-to-Frankfurt route in May amid unprecedented international growth at DIA

After the United flight begins in May, there will be three daily, nonstop flights from Denver to Germany

How Denver International Airport lands international flights — and which destinations might be next

Denver is among the top underserved markets for Amsterdam, Dublin, New Zealand, Beijing and the Middle East/Africa/India