United Airlines bares new European destinations

(By PRNewswire)

CHICAGO — United Airlines (UAL) has announced new nonstop seasonal service to four popular European destinations including Reykjavik, Iceland, Porto, Portugal, Edinburgh, Scotland, and Zurich, Switzerland.

United’s 2018 summer schedule offers more options for United customers from more than 100 North American cities to conveniently connect to Europe with just one stop in New York/Newark, San Francisco or Washington/Dulles hubs. The schedule, however, is subject to government approval.

These flights are now available for purchase.

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Alentejo Region, Portugal
Photo: Hurtuv/https://commons.wikimedia.org

“As we continue growing our global route network we are offering more choice and convenience to travel internationally, something our customers have told us they want,” said Patrick Quayle, United’s vice president of International Network. ”

“The new seasonal summer flights offer customers even more opportunities to plan summer travel to four of Europe’s most beautiful cities.”

In addition to United’s new summer offerings to Iceland, Portugal, Scotland and Switzerland, the airline will start daily service between Los Angeles and Singapore and between New York/Newark and Buenos Aires in October 2017 and in January 2018, will begin daily nonstop service between Houston and Sydney. Subject to government approval.

New York/Newark (EWR) to Porto, Portugal (OPO)

United’s daily nonstop service between Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and Porto (OPO) will operate using Boeing 757 aircraft. Flight times will be 7 hours 5 minutes eastbound and 8 hours westbound. (Full Story Here)

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