United to Slash Its International Schedule by 95%

By Paul Riegler on 20 March 2020
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United Airlines announced late Friday an additional “draw down” of its international services.

The storied airline will soon no longer operate any flights to London, Tokyo, Canada, or any of the other places which one might associate “the flying skies” with.

The Chicago-based airline announced it will suspend all transborder flights to and from Canada on April 1, 2020.

In addition, it will end all transatlantic service on March 28, when the last flight departs Cape Town for the New York metropolitan area. Final westbound departures will take place on March 25. This includes all flights to London and the Continent as well.

The airline’s final southbound Central and South America departures will operate on March 24. United will immediately begin to reduce its transborder flights to Mexico starting Sunday, and will continue to operate “a small number” of daytime flights after that, although it did not specify the destinations

Transpacific operations will be reduced starting March 22, and the final eastbound departures will take place on March 25, although Tahiti-San Francisco and Sydney-San Francisco will cease operation after the return of the two flights to the Bay Area on March 28.

In the interim, United will continue to operate some Guam flights as well as a portion of its Island Hopper service, an airline route between Guam and Honolulu, Hawaii, via several small islandsin the Federated States of Micronesia and the Marshall Islands


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