United to Launch New Domestic and International Routes

By Michael Acampora on 11 July 2012
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United Airlines has announced it will add new year-round and seasonal routes, including trans-Pacific and trans-Atlantic flights from San Francisco, flights from Chicago to various destinations in the Americas, and a “Capital to Capital” route between Washington and San Salvador.

A United 777 in Tokyo

From San Francisco International Airport, United will launch a daily, year-round route from San Francisco International Airport to Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport in Taipei on April 9, 2013. United will operate the flight utilizing Boeing 777 aircraft. It will also add a route between San Francisco and Paris’ Charles de Gaulle International Airport on April 11, flying Boeing 767-300s.

United will add service between Chicago O’Hare International Airport and Monterrey, Mexico on December 19 of this year, and will operate the route with Canadair CRJ700 jet aircraft. Also from Chicago, United will fly to Thunder Bay, Ontario on Canadair CRJ200 jets, beginning February 14, 2013.

Beginning on February 9, 2013, United will add peak-season, weekly Saturday service between Chicago and Nassau, in the Bahamas. The carrier will operate the route through July 27, using CRJ700 jets.

United Express will also add a route from Chicago to Jackson, Mississippi, starting November 4, aboard Embraer ERJ-145 jets.

In addition to United’s summer flights from Chicago to Anchorage, the carrier is also adding winter peak-travel service between December 19 and January 2, 2013. United will operate the added flights using Boeing 737-800s.

From Denver, United will launch three times daily service to Sloulin Field International Airport in Williston, North Dakota on November 4, using Embraer ERJ-145 aircraft.

United Express is adding service between LAX and Kelowna, British Columbia on December 19 aboard Canadair CRJ700 aircraft.

The “Capital to Capital” route between Washington Dulles and San Salvador International Airport in El Salvador will begin on December 19, using Boeing 737-800s.

All new routes are subject to government approval.

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