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Denver, CO 80249

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    Latest Press Release
Larger Aircraft to Serve Denver-London Route
10/21/2014

Denver International Airport (DIA) is pleased to announce British Airways will increase its capacity by 23 percent beginning March 2015 on its daily nonstop route between Denver and London Heathrow Airports. Currently, British Airways operates a Boeing 777-200 aircraft and to accommodate this capacity increase, the airline will operate a Boeing 747-400, which will have a total of 337 seats. British Airways will be introducing first class service into the Denver market in addition to Club World, World Traveller Plus and World Traveller. The British Airways service has supported 1,300 jobs annually, generated $694 million in wages and a total economic impact of more than $2.2 billion to the state’s economy since service began on Sept. 1, 1998 between Denver and Gatwick Airport, according to DIA’s analysis. This route was DIA’s first daily, year-round transatlantic flight since DIA opened in 1995. In 2002, services switched from Gatwick Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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  Executive Focus
State of DIA 2014

State of DIA 2014
Going From Great To Greater
Tuesday, April 29, 2014

  Keynote Address (Adobe PDF)
by Kim Day, Manager of Aviation

Denver International Airport (DIA), the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation (Metro Denver EDC) and the Metro Denver Aviation Coalition (MDAC) will host the sixth annual State of DIA luncheon Tuesday, April 29, from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Denver Marriott City Center located at 1701 California Street.

Following an introduction by Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock, Kim Day, DIA's Manager of Aviation, will address the airport's 2013 successes, as well as the facility's future in a competitive global marketplace. Day will highlight DIA's transformative year growing international air service by 13 percent, including DIA's first nonstop flight to Tokyo. Some of the topics will include how DIA was the only large U.S. airport named among the Top 10 in the world by Skytrax as well as having the best airport staff in North America. Day will discuss the progress of the Hotel and Transit Center, which construction crews are pouring the 13th floor of the 14-story building, new concessions and other new amenities aimed to win the hearts of customers. She will talk about areas for improvement with a 19-year-old facility, which will require additional investments to maintain. Day will also address the strong financial future of the airport and how the airport is finding new ways to grow revenue that also provides opportunities to benefit the region.

The presenting sponsor of the 2014 State of DIA luncheon is Mortensen/Hunt/Saunders Tri-Venture.  Additional support is provided by the Metro Denver EDC and the Metro Denver Aviation Coalition.


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