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Summer Travel is Heating Up - United Airlines Adds Service to 31 Destinations Across the U.S. and Europe

Airline to add flight between Munich and San Francisco, and destinations across the U.S.
Flights 90 and 91 between Newark and Tel Aviv will be operated with the new 777-300ER

February 27, 2017

CHICAGO, Feb. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines is revitalizing its route network with more destinations, more flights and more convenient connections for customers in both domestic and international markets. Subject to government approval, the carrier will add a seasonal route between San Francisco and Munich for the first time ever, and one of the carrier's daily flights between Newark, New Jersey and Tel Aviv, Israel will be upgauged with the new Boeing 777-300ER. The airline is also growing its domestic network, adding even more connections and additional service to 30 destinations across the U.S.

"Starting this summer we're offering more flights, to more destinations at more convenient times than in recent memory," said Scott Kirby, president of United Airlines. "And with bigger and more modern aircraft for many of our flights, we'll be getting you to the moments that matter most - relaxed and ready to go."

New International Service

United's seasonal flight between San Francisco International Airport and Munich Airport begins on May 24 with service from MUC to SFO returning the next day. The route will be operated with one of the most advanced passenger airplanes, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, which delivers unprecedented operating efficiency, comfort and lower emissions.

Flight

From

To

Departure

Arrival

194

SFO

MUC

2:05 p.m. daily

10:25 a.m. the next day

195

MUC

SFO

12:10 p.m. daily

2:55 p.m. the same day

 

Beginning May 5, United will operate one of its Newark-Tel Aviv flights with a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, featuring the all new United Polaris seats. This will be the second route – in addition to the carrier's flights between San Francisco and Hong Kong – that will utilize the brand new Boeing 777-300ER.

Flight

From

To

Departure

Arrival

90

EWR

TLV

11:45 p.m. daily

4:20 p.m. the next day

91

TLV

EWR

11:10 p.m. daily

4:35 a.m. the same day

 

New Domestic Markets

United is growing its domestic network by improving connectivity through its hubs, offering better products and scheduling optimal flight times. The new routes bring non-stop service to more cities giving customers more convenient travel options to some of the country's largest cities, and beyond. The carrier is adding service to thirteen cities, including four all-new destinations: Champaign/Urbana, IL; Columbia, MO; Rochester, MN and United's shortest flight to Santa Rosa, CA.

From

To

Frequency

Start Date

DEN

COU – Columbia, MO

Daily

Aug. 1

DEN

SBP – San Luis Obispo, CA

Daily

June 8

EWR

SMF – Sacramento, CA

Daily

June 8

IAH

SGF – Springfield, MO

2 times Daily

June 8

ORD

CHO – Charlottesville, VA

Daily

June 8

ORD

CMI – Champaign/Urbana, IL

3 times daily

June 8

ORD

COU – Columbia, MO

2 times daily

Aug. 1

ORD

RNO – Reno, NV

Daily

June 8

ORD

RST – Rochester, MN

3 times daily

June 8

ORD

GEG –  Spokane, WA

Daily

June 8

SFO

CVG – Cincinnati, OH

Daily

June 8

SFO

DTW- Detroit

Daily

June 8

SFO

GEG – Spokane, WA

2 times daily

June 8

SFO

STS – Santa Rosa, CA

3 times daily

June 8

SFO

BDL – Hartford, CT

Daily

June 8

 

Expanded Domestic Service

United is also introducing daily summer service in six markets. Flights to Salt Lake City, Fort Lauderdale, Tucson and New Orleans not previously offered in the summer, will now move to year round service.

From

To

Frequency

Start Date

DEN

KOA – Kona, Hawaii

Daily

June 8

EWR

SLC – Salt Lake City, UT

Daily

June 8

IAD

FLL – Fort Lauderdale, FL

Daily

June 8

ORD

TUS – Tucson, AZ

Daily

June 8

SFO

MSY – New Orleans

Daily

June 8

SFO

FCA – Kalispell, MT

Daily

July 1

     

Added Flight Frequencies

In an effort to increase customer choice in key business and leisure markets, United will add additional daily flights in 15 existing markets.

From

To

New Frequency

DEN

ABQ – Albuquerque, NM

5 times daily

DEN

FLL – Ft. Lauderdale, FL

2 times daily

DEN

MCO- Orlando, FL

4 times daily

DEN

TPA – Tampa, FL

2 times daily

EWR

ATL - Atlanta

8 times daily

EWR

DTW – Detroit

7 times daily

EWR

PDX – Portland, OR

2 times daily

IAD

JAX – Jacksonville, FL

3 times daily

IAD

PVD – Providence, RI

4 times daily

IAD

PWM – Portland, ME

4 times daily

IAD

ROA – Roanoke, VA

3 times daily

IAH

ATL – Atlanta

8 times daily

IAH

CHS – Charleston, SC

3 times daily

ORD

FLL – Fort Lauderdale, FL

3 times daily

ORD

RSW – Fort Myers, FL

2 times daily

 

In total, United is adding 47 new daily round trips to its domestic schedule. The flights will be on a variety of mainline and regional jets that will add nearly 8,700 additional seats per day and approximately 90,000 new flight miles. These flights are now available for purchase with domestic service beginning as early as June 8. Flights returning to United's international seasonal summer schedule such as Xi'an, China and Rome are also available on united.com.

About United

United Airlines and United Express operate more than 4,500 flights a day to 339 airports across five continents. In 2016, United and United Express operated more than 1.6 million flights carrying more than 143 million customers. United is proud to have the world's most comprehensive route network, including U.S. mainland hubs in Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, New York/Newark, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. United operates 737 mainline aircraft and the airline's United Express partners operate 483 regional aircraft. The airline is a founding member of Star Alliance, which provides service to 192 countries via 28 member airlines. For more information, visit united.com, follow @United on Twitter or connect on Facebook. The common stock of United's parent, United Continental Holdings, Inc., is traded on the NYSE under the symbol "UAL".

 

 

SOURCE United Airlines

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