Carrier will also step up service to Latin America >>
by: Harvey Chipkin
United Airlines is adding nearly 150 flights to destinations across the US this winter and is increasing service to Latin America as well. Ankit Gupta, vice president of network planning, said that as pandemic restrictions ease, people are becoming more confident in planning travel farther in advance, “so we want to make sure to offer our customers as much choice as possible.” Most of these additional flights will be operated with mainline aircraft featuring United First, Economy Plus and standard Economy seat options and complimentary snacks and onboard WiFi. The additional U.S. flights include:
• Up to 25 additional daily flights from New York/Newark to cities including Fort Myers, Jacksonville and Savannah • Up to 14 additional daily flights from Denver to cities including Charleston, Fort Lauderdale and Savannah • Up to 12 additional daily flights from Chicago to cities including Key West, Las Vegas and San Diego • Up to 11 additional daily flights from Washington D.C. to cities including Charleston, New Orleans and Phoenix • Up to seven additional daily flights from Houston to Florida including Miami, Orlando and Palm Beach • Up to four additional daily flights from Los Angeles to Orlando, Tampa and Fort Myers • Up to four additional daily flights from Cleveland to Orlando, Tampa and Fort Myers • Up to three additional daily flights from San Francisco to Orlando and Fort Myers
In addition, United is increasing service to the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America by 30% compared with 2019. This enhanced schedule includes launching 12 new routes from Denver, Los Angeles, New York/Newark, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. to destinations including Belize City, Belize; Cozumel, Mexico; Liberia, Costa Rica; and Nassau, Bahamas.