Airline goes for extra yardage by running two new routes: BOS-PHX and SEA-PHX
CHICAGO, Jan. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — United Airlines added more flights for football fans on top of regularly scheduled service to Phoenix from its hubs in Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Newark and San Francisco. The airline also added special new nonstop service, operating from Jan. 29 to Feb. 2, from Boston and Seattle to Phoenix for the big game. Several of the flights will be operated with Boeing 767 aircraft to accommodate the extra demand. The additional flights, 55 in total, will be available for sale starting today for travel between Jan. 29 – Feb. 2. Football fans can visit united.com to book their tickets.
United Airlines and United Express operate an average of 5,055 flights a day to 373 airports across six continents. In 2014, United and United Express operated nearly two million flights carrying 138 million customers. United is proud to have the world’s most comprehensive route network, including U.S. mainland hubs in Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, New York/Newark, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. United operates nearly 700 mainline aircraft, and this year, the airline anticipates taking delivery of 34 new Boeing aircraft, including the 787-9 and the 737-900ER. United is also welcoming 49 new Embraer 175 aircraft to United Express. The airline is a founding member of Star Alliance, which provides service to 193 countries via 27 member airlines. More than 84,000 United employees reside in every U.S. state and in countries around the world. For more information, visit united.com, follow @United on Twitter or connect on Facebook. The common stock of United’s parent, United Continental Holdings, Inc., is traded on the NYSE under the symbol UAL.
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