United Airlines (UAL) today announced new nonstop seasonal service to four popular European destinations. The new routes will be launched for carrier’s 2018 summer schedule and will offer more options for United customers from more than 100 North American cities to conveniently connect to Europe with just one stop in New York/Newark, San Francisco or Washington/Dulles hubs.
The new nonstop seasonal cities are Reykjavik - Iceland, Porto - Portugal, Edinburgh - Scotland, and Zurich – Switzerland. In addition to United's new summer offerings to Iceland, Portugal, Scotland and Switzerland, the airline will start daily service between Los Angeles and Singapore and between New York/Newark and Buenos Aires in October 2017 and in January 2018, will begin daily nonstop service between Houston and Sydney. Subject to government approval.
New York/Newark (EWR) to Porto, Portugal (OPO)
United's daily nonstop service between Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and Porto (OPO) will operate using Boeing 757 aircraft. Flight times will be 7 hours 5 minutes eastbound and 8 hours westbound.
|UA144||EWR||OPO||9:45 p.m.||9:50 a.m.||May 4-Oct. 3|
|UA145||OPO||EWR||12:35 p.m.||1:35 p.m.||May 5-Oct. 4|
New York/Newark (EWR) to Reykjavik, Iceland (KEF)
United's daily nonstop service between Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and Reykjavik (KEF) will operate using Boeing 757 aircraft. Flight times will be 5 hours 40 minutes eastbound and 6 hours 10 minutes westbound.
|UA138||EWR||KEF||10:30 p.m.||8:10 a.m.||May 23-Oct. 3|
|UA139||KEF||EWR||11:55 a.m.||2:05 p.m.||May 24-Oct. 4|
San Francisco (SFO) to Zurich, Switzerland (ZRH)
The nonstop flights between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Zurich, Switzerland (ZRH) will operate daily with Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft. Flight times for the Zurich service will be 11 hours eastbound and 11 hours 50 minutes westbound. United also offers daily year-round service between Zurich and New York/Newark and Washington/Dulles. United's San Francisco service is conveniently timed for roundtrip connections beyond Zurichincluding Delhi, Milan, Athens and Geneva with SWISS, a member of Star Alliance.
|UA44||SFO||ZRH||2:10 p.m.||10:10 a.m.||June 7-Oct. 26|
|UA45||ZRH||SFO||9:50 a.m.||12:40 p.m.||June 8-Oct. 27|
Washington/Dulles (IAD) to Edinburgh, Scotland (EDI)
The nonstop flights between Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Edinburgh, Scotland (EDI) will operate daily with Boeing 757 aircraft. Flight times for the Edinburgh service will be 7 hours 15 minutes eastbound and 8 hours westbound. United also offers seasonal summer service to Edinburgh from Chicago and year-round service from New York/Newark.
|UA146||IAD||EDI||10:10 p.m.||10:25 a.m.||May 23-Oct. 3|
|UA147||EDI||IAD||12:40 p.m.||3:40 p.m.||May 24-Oct. 4|
Seasonal service from Chicago, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. extended
United is extending its 2018 trans-Atlantic summer route schedule from Chicago, San Francisco and Washington/Dullesby making flights available earlier and operating through late October 2018. Daily seasonal service between Chicagoand Edinburgh and between San Francisco and Munich begins May 4 and ends Oct. 26, 2018 and Seasonal service between Chicago and Dublin and between Washington/Dulles and Lisbon, Portugal will start April 9, 2018 and end Oct.26, 2018.