SkyWest Airlines Flights To Vancouver Canada

SkyWest Airlines fly to Vancouver, BC Canada. This may be an airline you have not heard of before, but together with their sister airline Atlantic Southeast Airlines, they are the largest regional airline in the USA. SkyWest is based in Utah and operate flights on contract for major airlines. SkyWest Airlines flights to Vancouver are flown on behalf of United Airlines under the name United Express. Flights for Delta Air Lines are flown under the name Delta Connection.

From Vancouver, flights with SkyWest dba Delta Connections are to the Delta airport hub in Salt Lake City Utah (SLC). If you are flying with Delta from Vancouver, chances are it will be making a connection in SLC.

With most United Express flights, Skywest fly to Vancouver International Airport (YVR) from either San Francisco (SFO or Los Angeles (LAX). Although Denver (DEN) is a large hub for United Express, the flights from Vancouver are to SFO or LAX before connecting onwards.

Cheap Airline Tickets on SkyWest Airlines to YVR

As the largest regional airline in the US, Skywest has an extensive network of cities in the US that they fly. Whether you are in Boise Idaho or Little Rock Arkansas you can book a flight to Vancouver Canada. To download their route map visit their website - It is a spiderweb of flights across the country. With their well placed air hubs throughout the country you can fly to Vancouver from almost every city with no more than two connections.

To find cheap flights to Vancouver try to fly mid-week and look at other options from the airport hubs that you will be making your first connection. Consider changing airlines in one of the hub airports. For example, the route LAX to YVR is very competitive and there are frequently cheap airlinet tickets between these two cities. A Canadian airline with frequent seat sales from LAX to YVR is WestJet Airlines. Here's a tip, on Thursdays WestJet have a web only seat sale called WestJet BlueTag Thursdays. The sale only runs for a few hours each Thursday. Each week the destinations change and YVR is usually included in the seat sale.

The Vancouver International Airport

The Vancouver International Airport is a very modern airport and in 2010 was voted best airport in North America. YVR is located between 7 and 8 miles from downtown. There is a rapid rail transit system called the Canada Line that connects the airport and downtown. There are taxis right outside the arrival terminal in a covered section, you will not be rained on to get to your cab. Major car rental firms are located inside the airport.


SkyWest Airlines have a fleet of over 290 aircraft. The main aircraft flown is the Bombardier CRJ Series of aircraft.

Frequent Flyer Programs and Alliances

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Through their contracts with United and Delta, they are also part of those two airlines frequent flyer programs. SkyMiles with Delta and Mileage Plus with United.

Flying as Delta Connection they are members of the global airline alliance Sky Team. Flying as United Express they are part of the Star Alliance.

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