The Colorado Flights Alliance leads economic development on Colorado’s western slope through air service development and corresponding marketing programs. Funding comes from a variety of sources across the region, including the towns of Telluride, Mountain Village, Ouray and Montrose through lodging and restaurant taxes and direct funding, Telluride Ski Resort, retailers, real estate firms, private businesses and individuals.
Since 2004, Colorado Flights has provided 2 million air seats for the region, accounting for 1,400,00 passenger trips, and approximately $975 Million in Direct Spending. With a 3x multiplier, total economic benefit is estimated at nearly $3 Billion.
Colorado Flights currently partners with United, Delta, American and Allegiant airlines on non-stop service to Montrose Regional Airport and Telluride Regional Airport, including 12 major hubs in the winter, 5 major hubs in the summer, and growing year-round options.
Support for Colorado Flights offers benefits including access to the Merchant Pass program through Colorado Flights and Telluride Ski Resort, travel vouchers for sales staff and tax benefits for donations.
Colorado Flights recently rebranded from the Telluride-Montrose Regional Air Organization.