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United Airlines Announces New European Destinations

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United Airlines Announces New European Destinations

United Airlines Announces New European Destinations
August 31
09:30 2018

LONDON – United Airlines has today announced some new international destinations that will be on offer for travelers next year.

The carrier is introducing a new non-stop service between San Francisco and Amsterdam on a daily, year-round service as well as a new nonstop seasonal service between Newark and Naples.

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On top of this, subject to government approval, the carrier is also intending to operate services between Newark and Prague respectively. 

The San Francisco-Amsterdam service will make United the only U.S carrier to operate this service and is the airline’s fifth nonstop flight to the Netherlands. 

Aerial View of Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

UA968 will depart San Francisco at 1455 local and arrive into Amsterdam at 1020 local the next day. The return, UA969 will depart Amsterdam at 1450 local and arrive into San Francisco at 1650 local the same day.

UA968/969 will be operated by the carrier’s newest Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, offering fliers a brand new product in all classes. This service will begin on March 30 next year.

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The Newark-Naples service will see UA964 depart at 1725 local and arrive at 0805 local the next day. The return, UA965 will depart Naples at 1010 local and arrive back into Newark at 1405 local.

This route will be operated by the carrier’s Boeing 767-300 aircraft and will go into service on May 22 next year to October 4 next year. 

Finally, the Newark-Prague service will see UA188 depart at 1805 local and arrive in Prague at 0825 local the next day. The return, UA189, will depart Prague at 1010 local and arrive back into Newark at 1330 local.

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This route will be operated by their Boeing 767-300 and will operate from June 6 next year to Oct 4 next year. 

This makes United the third carrier to announce expansion plans into Europe. American Airlines and Delta have already done the same thing, highlighting the demand for U.S-Europe flights rising once again.

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