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United Airlines adds non-stop flights to Africa, India, Hawaii

10 Sep 2020 by Seher Asaf
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United Airlines is planning to offer new nonstop services to AfricaIndia and Hawaii.

Starting this December, United will fly daily between Chicago and New Delhi and, starting in spring 2021, the airline plans to operate flights between San Francisco and Bangalore.

The US carrier will also begin flights between Newark/New York and Johannesburg in spring 20210. In late spring, United will introduce new service between Washington, DC, and Accra, Ghana and Lagos, Nigeria.

In the summer of 2021, United says it will fly non-stop flights four times weekly between Chicago and Kona and between Newark/New York and Maui.

Starting this week, United will begin a new three-times-weekly, non-stop service between Chicago and Tel Aviv. United currently operates nonstop service between Tel Aviv and its hubs in Newark/New York and San Francisco and will resume service between Washington and Tel Aviv in October. 

The airline says its new international routes are currently subject to government approval. Tickets will be available for purchase on united.com and the United app “in the coming weeks”.

United’s New Flights

Destination

UA hub 

Service

Season Start

Africa

Accra, Ghana

IAD

3x/week, B787-8

Spring 2021

Lagos, Nigeria

IAD

3x/week, B787-8

Spring 2021

Johannesburg, South Africa

EWR

Daily, B787-9

Spring 2021

India

Bangalore, India

SFO

Daily, B787-9

Spring 2021

New Delhi, India

ORD

Daily, B787-9

Winter 2020

Hawaii

Kahului, Maui

EWR

4x/week, B767-300ER

Summer 2021

Kona, Hawaii

ORD

4x/week, B787-8

Summer 2021

The airline’s new trans-Atlantic flights will be flown with a Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft featuring United Polaris business class.

United’s new service between Chicago and Kona will operate with Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft and service between New York/Newark and Maui will operate with Boeing 767-300ER aircraft.

united.com

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