United Airlines Announces Further Reductions to April Schedule, Closes Polaris Lounges

By Paul Riegler on 18 March 2020
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United Airlines said late Tuesday it would now reduce its April schedule by 60%.

The newly updated schedule includes an 85% cut in international flying and a 42% reduction in domestic flights.

The airline said it does not plan to service to any specific U.S. city at this point in time with the exception of Mammoth Lakes, California although it will drop numerous city pairs.

United does plan to operate 45 daily international flights to Europe, Asia, and Latin America.

The Chicago-based carrier’s transatlantic schedule will include flights from Newark Liberty International Airport in the New York metro area to Brussels, Frankfurt, London, Frankfurt, Mumbai, New Delhi, and Tel Aviv, and from Washington, D.C.’s Dulles International Airport to London’s Heathrow Airport.

The airline’s transpacific schedule will include flights from Newark Liberty to Tokyo’s Narita Airport and from San Francisco to Osaka, Tokyo Narita, Tokyo Haneda, Melbourne, Sydney, and Singapore.

Earlier in the day, United announced it would close all Polaris Lounges and numerous United Clubs although it said it would leave one United Club open at each airport.

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