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March 1, 2017

United Announces 4 New Cities, 22 Non-Stop Routes

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United Airlines announced a major expansion Monday, adding 16 non-stop routes to its network. The airline also unveiled the seasonal addition of 6 other routes and revealed plans to boost flights on 15 routes it's already flying.

The move is the latest step in a turn-around effort by the USA’s No. 3 airline. United’s new expansion also includes service to four smaller cities where it does not currently fly. Three of those are in the Midwest – Champaign, Ill.; Columbia, Mo.; and Rochester, Minn. – while the other is on the West Coast (Santa Rosa, Calif.).

Chicago O’Hare

Charlottesville, Va.: Beings June 8; 1 daily round-trip flight on Bombardier CRJ-200 regional jets.

Champaign, Ill.: Begins June 8; 3 daily round-trip flights on Embraer ERJ-145 regional jets.

Columbia, Mo.: Begins Aug. 1; 2 daily round-trip flights on Bombardier CRJ-200 regional jets.

Reno: Begins June 8; 1 daily round trip flight on Airbus A319 jets.

Rochester, Minn.: Begins June 8; 3 daily round trip flights on Embraer ERJ-145 regional jets.

Spokane, Wash.: Begins June 8; 1 daily round trip flight on Airbus A320 jets.

Tucson: Begins June 8: 1 daily round trip flight on Embraer E175 jets. (converts winter-only service to year-round flying)

Denver

Columbia, Mo.: Begins Aug. 1; 1 daily round-trip flight on Embraer ERJ-145 regional jets.

Kona, Hawaii: Begins June 8; 1 daily round trip flight on Boeing 757 jets. (seasonal/summer schedule only)

San Luis Obispo, Calif.: Begins June 8; 1 daily round-trip flight on Embraer E175 jets.

Houston Bush Intercontinental

Springfield, Mo.: Begins June 8; 2 daily round-trip flights on Embraer ERJ-145 regional jets.

Newark Liberty International Airport

Sacramento: Begins June 8; 1 daily round-trip flight on Airbus A319 jets.

Salt Lake City: Begins June 8; 1 daily round trip flight on Boeing 737-800 jets. (converts winter-only service to year-round flying)

San Francisco

Cincinnati: Begins June 8; 1 daily round trip flight on Airbus A319 jets.

Detroit: Begins June 8; 1 daily round trip flight on Airbus A319 jets.

Hartford, Conn.: Begins June 8; 1 daily round trip flight on Airbus A319 jets.

Kalispell, Mont.: Begins July 1: 1 daily round trip flight on Bombardier CRJ-700 regional jets. (converts winter-only service to year-round flying)

Munich: Begins May 24; 1 daily round-trip flight on Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. (seasonal/summer schedule only)

New Orleans: Begins June 8; (converts winter-only service to year-round flying)

Santa Rosa, Calif.: Begins June 8; 3 daily round trip flights on Bombardier CRJ-200 regional jets.

Spokane, Wash.: Begins June 8; 2 daily round trip flights on Airbus A320 jets.

Tel Aviv: Begins May 5; 1 daily round-trip flight on Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. (Not a new route, though the aircraft is upgraded to United's new Boeing 777-300ER that feature its updated cabin and new business class.)

Washington Dulles

Fort Lauderdale: Begins June 8; 1 daily round trip flight on Boeing 737-800 jets. (seasonal/summer schedule only)

MORE FLIGHTS ON EXISTING ROUTES

Additionally, United is moving to increase the number of flights on routes it already flies. Scroll down for a hub-by-hub summary of those increases, which will be phased in during the summer schedule:

Chicago O'Hare

Fort Lauderdale: 3 daily round-trip flights.

Fort Myers, Fla.: 2 daily round-trip flights.

Denver

Albuquerque: 5 daily round-trip flights.

Fort Lauderdale: 2 daily round-trip flights.

Orlando: 4 daily round-trip flights.

Tampa: 2 daily round-trip flights.

Houston Bush Intercontinental

Atlanta: 8 daily round-trip flights.

Charleston, S.C.: 3 daily round-trip flights.

Newark Liberty International

Atlanta: 8 daily round-trip flights.

Detroit: 7 daily round-trip flights.

Portland, Ore.: 2 daily round-trip flights.

Washington Dulles

Jacksonville, Fla.: 3 daily round-trip flights.

Portland, Maine: 4 daily round-trip flights.

Providence: 4 daily round-trip flights.

Roanoke, Va.: 3 daily round-trip flights.


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