With ‘Big Expectations,’ United Airlines Will Ramp Up Transatlantic Service in 2022

By Paul Riegler on 14 October 2021
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United Airlines announced a major expansion of its transatlantic service, adding five routes and increasing the frequency of flights to five more including new capital-to-capital service to Berlin from the United States.

In making the announcement. United said it has “big expectations for a rebound in travel to Europe for summer.”

The Chicago-based carrier said it will start new flights from Washington, D.C. to Amman in Jordan and from New York City to the Azores and to Bergen in Norway, all starting in May. In June, United plans to begin thrice-weekly service from New York to Palma de Mallorca, in the Balearic, and to the Canary Islands.

The new routes, the airline said, are not served by any other North American carrier at the present time.

The airline plans to add new non-stop flights to Berlin, Dublin, Milan, Munich, and Rome and seven routes that were interrupted by the pandemic, namely to Bangalore, Frankfurt, Tokyo’s Haneda Airport, Nice, and Zurich.

United said it will add an additional daily flight from Newark Liberty International Airport to both Dublin and Rome.

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