United Airways will enhance the frequency of its flights from London/Heathrow to each its San Francisco and Los Angeles hubs.
For winter 2016-17, the airline will function a second every day Heathrow-San Francisco nonstop service, efficient October thirtieth, 2016.
For summer season 2017, United will add a second every day Heathrow-Los Angeles flight, efficient April fifth, 2017.
The extra San Francisco flight, UA900, will depart Heathrow every day at 11:40, arriving in San Francisco at 15:40 the identical day.
The return flight, UA901, will depart San Francisco every day at 16:15, arriving at London/Heathrow at 09:40 the next day.
The flights will probably be operated by Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner plane that includes a complete of 219 seats – 36 flat-bed seats in BusinessFirst and 183 in Economic system, together with 70 Economic system Plus seats with added legroom and elevated private house.
Flight occasions will probably be 11 hours westbound and ten hours 25 minutes eastbound.
With the addition of this second-daily service within the winter, United will function twice every day between Heathrow and San Francisco on a year-round foundation.
The extra Los Angeles service, UA61, will depart Heathrow every day at 11:40, arriving at Los Angeles at 05:20 the identical day.
The return flight, UA60, will depart Los Angeles every day at 15:10, arriving at London/Heathrow at 09:40 the next day.
The flights will probably be operated by Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner plane, that includes a complete of 252 seats – 48 flat-bed seats in BusinessFirst and 204 in Economic system, together with 88 Economic system Plus seats.
Flight occasions will probably be 11 hours ten minutes westbound and ten hours half-hour eastbound.
“These further flights show the success of our providers from Heathrow to the US West Coast,” mentioned Bob Schumacher, United managing director gross sales – UK and Eire.
“They’ll present our UK clients with extra journey choices to the Bay Space and LA, in addition to an intensive vary of connections from our hubs at each San Francisco Worldwide Airport and Los Angeles Worldwide Airport to locations throughout the US and past.”
Concurrently it will increase San Francisco service, United will cut back the variety of every day continuous flights it operates from Heathrow to Houston from three to 2, efficient October thirtieth, 2016.
Each Houston providers will probably be operated by Boeing 777-200 plane, a rise in plane dimension from the present schedule operated with 767-300s and 787s.