United Airlines flies from Newark to Edmonton

United Airlines’ Edmonton to New York Newark

Serving bagels to passengers departing on United’s inaugural flight to Newark were Reg Milley, Edmonton Airport’s CEO; John Whaley, Mayor of Leduc County; Richard Starke, Alberta Tourism Minister; Greg Krischke, Mayor of the City of Leduc; and Brad Ferguson, CEO of the Edmonton Economic Development Corporation.

  • United Airlines added New York Newark, NJ (EWR) as the fifth US airport it connects with Canadian Edmonton (YEG) on 1 May. Six weekly departures are offered on the 3,300-kilometre route and operated using A319s. Reg Milley, the airport’s CEO, commented: “Last year alone, about 44,000 people from this region travelled to New York to enjoy New York so we know there’s a good market there.”

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