30 July, 2018

United Airlines Strengthens Domestic Route Network

New Washington Dulles - Miami Service and Expands to 33 New Destinations in Four Months

United will begin a new daily service from Washington Dulles International Airport to Miami International Airport from 19th November.  The flight will run daily until 30th March and a second daily flight will also operate during the peak travel period between 24th December - 6th January 2019. 
United 737 Max  (photo United)

The airline is looking to offer flyers more opportunities to connect to more destination, both domestic and international than ever before and is busy boosting connectivity and expanding services from its seven major U.S. gateways.

The popular US airline is also stepping up frequencies between Washington Dulles and Orlando and Tampa. Beginning 28th November 2018 right through to 6th January 2019, United will increase to five daily flights to Orlando, and between 26th Dec and 26th Jan. the airline will increase to four daily flights to Tampa.

From Dec.19, 2018, through March 30, 2019, United will offer daily service between Washington Dulles and Miami and twice daily service during peak holiday travel, Dec. 24, 2018, through Jan. 6, 2019, with Airbus A319 aircraft. Tickets are now available for purchase.

In addition to its new service between Washington Dulles and Miami, United offers up to 16 daily flights to Miami from its hubs in Chicago, Denver, Houston, New York/Newark and San Francisco.

This year, United has expanded service throughout Florida including Key West, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Orlando, Tampa, Sarasota and West Palm Beach from its hubs in New York/Newark and Washington Dulles.

Boosting hub connectivity to domestic and international destinations

In the last four months, United has launched service to 33 destinations in 18 states from its domestic hubs. From each hub, the new flights offer customers hundreds of connection opportunities to destinations throughout the United States and to more than 110 international destinations in more than 50 countries around the world. In addition to new destinations, United has expanded service to more than 40 U.S. cities by adding either more flights or larger aircraft.

"We want to make United the first choice for customers when planning travel," said Ankit Gupta, United's vice president of Domestic Network Planning. "To do this we are focusing on the strengths of our hub cities, which are the largest centers for business and tourism travel in the country and key gateways for customers to easily and conveniently connect to thousands of cities throughout the United States and beyond. The new destinations and the service expansions that we're launching this year provide customers with more choice and more opportunities to travel to the destinations that are most important to them."

United's new routes include:
United Hub
New Destination
Chicago (ORD)
Bismarck, ND (BIS)
Brownsville, TX (BRO)
El Paso, TX (ELP)
Fresno, CA (FAT)
Salina, KS (SLN)
Shenandoah, VA (SHD)
Wilmington, NC (ILM)
Denver (DEN)
Appleton, WI (ATW)
Jacksonville, FL (JAX)
Mammoth, CA (MMH)
Moab, UT (CNY)
Monterey, CA (MRY)
Norfolk, VA (ORF)
Prescott, AZ (PRC)
Vernal, UT (VEL)
Houston (IAH)
Akron-Canton, OH (CAK)
Dayton, OH (DAY)
Los Angeles (LAX)
Eureka, CA (ACV)
Glacier National Park/Kalispell, MT (FCA)
Mammoth, CA (MMH)
Medford, OR (MFR)
Missoula, MT (MSO)
Prescott, AZ (PRC)
Redmond, OR (RDM)
Sun Valley, ID (SUN)
New York/Newark (EWR)
Elmira, NY (ELM)
Presque Isle, ME (PQI)
Rapid City, SD (RAP)
San Francisco (SFO)
Madison, WI (MSN)
Washington Dulles (IAD)
Lewisburg, WV (LWB)
Plattsburgh, NY (PBG)
Shenandoah, VA (SHD)
Wilmington, NC (ILM)