United launches seasonal flights to Athens, Barcelona and Lisbon

26 May 2016 by BusinessTraveller

United has launched three new seasonal transatlantic routes from its hubs at Washington Dulles and New York Newark.

The daily services from Washington to Barcelona and Lisbon operate as follows:

Washington Dulles – Barcelona (B767-400 aircraft)

  • Departs Washington 1740, arrives into Barcelona at 0745 the following day
  • Departs Barcelona 1115, arrives into Washington at 1430

Washington Dulles – Lisbon (B757-200 aircraft)

  • Departs Washington 2215, arrives into Lisbon at 1035 the following day
  • Departs Lisbon 1215, arrives into Washington at 1535

Meanwhile the New York Newark route to Athens is being served with B767-300 aircraft as follows:

  • Departs Newark 1750, arrives into Athens at 1030 the following day
  • Departs Athens 1215, arrives into Newark at 1615

In addition United has announced plans to increase the frequency on its recently launched San Francisco – Tel Aviv route to daily from October

And from next week the carrier will launch the world’s longest B787 Dreamliner route, with a daily service between San Francisco and Singapore.

Mark Caswell

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