United Launches Seasonal Chicago-Edinburgh Service
United Airlines announced the beginning of non-stop seasonal service between Chicago and Edinburgh, Scotland. The service operates using Boeing 757-200 aircraft, and will run through October 5 of this year.
The airline will offer five weekly flights between the two cities until June 11, after which the service will become daily through September 1. Between September 2 and October 5, the service will decrease to four flights a week.
Flights depart Chicago O’Hare International Airport at 6:00 p.m. and arrive at Edinburgh Airport at 7:45 a.m. the next day. From Edinburgh, flights depart at 11:25 a.m. and arrive in Chicago at 1:00 p.m. the same day.
United’s Boeing 757-200 aircraft that are being used to operate the flights are configured with a total of 169 seats, including 16 lie-flat seats in first class, and 153 standard economy-class seats, 45 of which are United Economy Plus. Seats in first class have a bed length of 76”, and are 21” wide.
United Airlines currently offers more than 50 daily non-stop flights to 40 international destinations in Europe, Asia, Latin America, Canada, and the Caribbean from Chicago O’Hare. In addition to its new Chicago-Edinburgh route, the airline also offers year-round non-stop service to both Edinburgh and Glasgow from Newark.
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