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American Airlines starts daily flight from Boise to Chicago

American Airlines began nonstop service between Boise and Chicago O’Hare International Airport on Wednesday.
American Airlines began nonstop service between Boise and Chicago O’Hare International Airport on Wednesday.

American Airlines began nonstop service Wednesday between Boise and Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

The new service operates on a Bombardier CRJ700 that holds up to 70 passengers, according to the Boise Airport, with one daily flight in each direction.

Flights will leave Boise at 1 p.m. daily, arriving in Chicago at 5:30 p.m. Central time. Return flights are scheduled each morning, leaving Chicago at 9:20 a.m. Central and arriving in Boise at 12:25 p.m.

American Airlines already offers nonstop service from Boise to Phoenix and to Dallas-Fort Worth, the airport said in a news release. American is the second airline, after United, to offer year-round nonstop flights to Chicago. Southwest Airlines offers nonstop summer-season service to Chicago Midway, the airport said.

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