August 26, 2014 10:31 pm

Regina losing direct flights to Chicago

United Airlines is ending its daily service between Regina and Chicago in October.

File / Global News

REGINA – Daily, direct flight from Regina to Chicago are coming to an end.

United Airlines is ending the service on October 25.

Officials from they Regina Airport Authority say the decision is disappointing, but not a surprise as the route hasn’t been as profitable as the airline had hoped when it first launched Regina to Chicago flights in 2010.

About 75 per cent of the seats were filled, on average.

Service from Saskatoon to Chicago is also ending.

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