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Greyhound Introduces FlightLink Airport Service to Colorado.



DALLAS, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Greyhound Lines Greyhound Lines is the largest inter-city common carrier of passengers by bus in North America , serving 2,200 destinations in the United States. It was founded in Hibbing, Minnesota, USA, in 1914 and incorporated as "The Greyhound Corporation" in 1926. , Inc. (Amex: BUS), begins direct service between Colorado Springs and Denver International Airport This article is about Denver International Airport. For other uses, see KDEN (disambiguation).

Denver International Airport (IATA: DEN, ICAO: KDEN, FAA LID: DEN), often called DIA
 next week under the brand name FlightLink.

The FlightLink service, operated by Greyhound subsidiary TNM&O, begins March 24, with five daily round trips. FlightLink will offer passengers the convenience of regularly scheduled service and the comfort of a full-size, restroom-equipped bus.

"Travelers can now get to DIA at a reasonable cost to take advantage of the range of air services at that airport," said Bruce Goldberg, director, intermodal alliances. "FlightLink provides a reliable way to get to DIA without the hassle and expense of driving and parking."

Travelers may purchase tickets and board the bus in Colorado Springs at the Doubletree Inn located at 1775 E. Cheyenne Mountain Cheyenne Mountain, c.9,565 ft (2,915 m), in the Front Range of the Rocky Mts., El Paso co., central Colo., SW of Colorado Springs. Halfway up the mountain, in North Cheyenne Park, is the Shrine of the Sun Memorial, erected in memory of Will Rogers.  Boulevard, the Radisson North located at 8119 North Academy Boulevard or the TNM&O terminal located at 120 S. Weber Street.

FlightLink will also serve the Hampton Inn Southeast in the Denver Tech Center before dropping passengers at the airport.

FlightLink will offer an introductory fare of $1 one way March 24-28. Beginning March 29, the regular fare from Colorado Springs is $14 one way and $24 round trip. From Denver Tech Center, regular fares are $8 one way and $14 round trip. FlightLink will also offer a family fare special. The first adult pays full fare, the second adult pays half fare half fare half ndemi-tarif m , and children ages 2 to 15 accompanying adults travel free. Airline employees will also receive a 50-percent discount with a valid ID.

Greyhound has served DIA since June 1998 with its regularly scheduled bus service to Vail, Silverthorne, Eagle, Glenwood Springs and Grand Junction Grand Junction, city (1990 pop. 29,034), seat of Mesa co., W Colo., at the junction of the Gunnison and Colorado rivers; inc. 1891. The shipping and processing center of a large ranch and irrigated farm region, it also serves the area's uranium, oil shale, gas, and . The FlightLink name first appeared in 1997 when Greyhound provided service to AirTran Airlines customers from Chattanooga and Macon to Atlanta Hartsfield Airport. The FlightLink brand name will be extended to Greyhound's other airport services in 1999.

As part of its regular intercity bus schedules, Greyhound also provides service to airports in Atlanta, Washington Dulles, Phoenix, Miami, Nashville, New Orleans, St. Louis, Syracuse and others.

Greyhound is the only nationwide provider of intercity bus transportation, serving more than 2,600 destinations with 18,000 daily departures. The company also provides package express service, charter service and food service at certain terminals. For fare and schedule information, contact Greyhound at 800-231-2222, or visit the company's web site at www.greyhound.com.
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