United adds three transatlantic services

25 Nov 2014 by GrahamSmith

United Airlines will next summer launch seasonal services from New York to Venice and from Chicago to Dublin and operate a second daily flight between Washington, DC and Paris.

The new routes, which are both subject to government approval, are both scheduled to begin on June 4.

The New York Newark to Venice route, which will run until September 23, will be operated by a B767-400ER in a three-class configuration with 39 seats in Business First, 70 in Economy Plus and 133 in economy. To view a seatplan, click here.

Oubound flight 170 will depart Newark Liberty at 1845 and land in Venice at 0905 the following day. Return flight 169 will take-off from Venice Marco Polo airport at 1055 and arrive in New York at 1425 local time.

The Chicago O'Hare to Dublin route will run until August 17 and will be operated by a B757-200 in a three-class configuration with 16 seats in Business First, 45 in Economy Plus and 108 in economy. To view a seatplan, click here.

Outbound service 152 will leave Chicago at 1805 and land in Dublin at 0950 the next day, while return flight 153 will depart Dublin at 0950 and arrive in Chicago at 1215.

The additional Washington to Paris service will operate seasonally between June 4 and August 17 with a B757-200.

Outbound flight 140 will depart Dulles daily at 1010 and arrive in Charles de Gaulle at 1220 the next day. Return flight 141 will leave Paris at 1630 and land in Washington at 1930.

Brian Znotins, United's vice president of network, said: "We're pleased to further strengthen United's transatlantic route network with these new flights to three top destinations in Europe.

"The new service to Venice, Dublin and Paris complements United's existing service to Italy, Ireland and France, and offers our customers even more options and convenience for summer travel."

Last week, it emerged United will next summer operate a double-daily service between New York Newark and Edinburgh (see news, November 21).

Graham Smith

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