United Airlines announced it would add five new flights to London’s
Heathrow Airport from key destinations in the United States, starting in
The carrier revealed its plans to add two more flights from New
York/Newark, additional trips from both Denver and San Francisco and an
all-new direct flight from Boston. With the launches, United will become
the only U.S. carrier to offer nonstop service between the top seven
business markets and London.
In total, the airline will offer 22 flights per day from the U.S. to
London, and more flights between New York City and London than any other
United currently operates a total of seven flights to Heathrow from
the U.S, including two daily flights from New York/Newark and Washington
D.C., and one daily flight from Chicago, Houston, and San Francisco.
“For nearly 30 years, United has provided a critical link between the
U.S. and London, maintaining service throughout the pandemic and
strategically growing our schedule to keep our customers in these key
global business centres connected,” United senior vice president Patrick
“London is an integral part of United's network and we remain
confident demand will continue to grow, particularly as international
business travel returns in 2022,” Quayle continued.
In December, service will increase to 10 daily flights, with
additional flights from New York/Newark and Chicago, just in time for
the end-of-year holidays.
Earlier this month, United announced the largest transatlantic
expansion in its history with 10 new flights and five new destinations,
including Amman, Jordan; Bergen, Norway; Azores, Portugal; Palma de
Mallorca, Spain; and Tenerife in the Spanish Canary Islands.
Source: Travel Pulse