United Airlines to Add New Flights to Athens, Dubrovnik, and Reykjavik

By Paul Riegler on 19 April 2021
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The Odeon of Herodes Atticus in Athens

United Airlines announced plans to launch three new routes to countries that have reopened to vaccinated travelers, namely to Croatia, Greece, and Iceland.

The Chicago-based airline will the country’s only non-stop service to Croatia starting July 8, with thrice-weekly flights from Chicago to Dubrovnik.

United will operate the Dubrovnik flight using Boeing 767-300ER aircraft. Each plane is equipped with 30 Polaris business-class seats. The seats are 21” in width and expand into a 75” bed.

The carrier is also adding the first non-stop flights from Washington Dulles to Athens with daily flights starting July 1 and operating through October 3.  These flights will be operated with Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft.  Each plane has 28 Polaris open suites with seats that are 20.8” in width and that extend into a 78” bed.  United already operates seasonal service from Newark Liberty Airport to Athens and that will resume on June 3.

Finally, United will expand its service to Iceland with the first non-stop service from Chicago to Reykjavik operated by a U.S. carrier.  The seasonal service will run from July 1 through October 3.  The airline will operate the service using Boeing 757-200 airliners with 16 lie-flat seats arranged in a 2-2 configuration. Each seat is 21” in width and extends into a 76” bed.

(Photo: Accura Media Group)

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