United Airlines, one of the biggest airlines of the world plans Asian expansion. United Airlines is planning to expand its services to Asian region by expanding services to Hong Kong, Japan, Taipei and India.
The airline aims to increase number of Asian destinations to 15 in this upcoming winter.
United Airlines plans Asia Expansion
United Airlines will fly between San Francisco and Manila from 29 October, 2023. The airline will deploy its largest widebody aircraft – the Boeing 777-300ER on this route.
Talking about Philippines market, the airline already connects Manila from Guam and Palau. With San Francisco to Manila service, the airline will become the only one to connect Philippines to Continental US.
Flights to Hong Kong
United Airlines already connects Hong Kong with San Francisco. The airline operates daily flights between these destinations using the Boeing 777-300ER.
With effect from October 28, United Airlines will launch direct flight services between Los Angeles and Hong Kong. This particular flight will also be operated daily with the Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft.
In this way, United Airlines will build upon its existing network.
Flights to Tokyo
United Airlines operates to both the airports in Tokyo. It connects Tokyo Narita to Guam, Saipan, Denver, Houston, New York (Newark) and San Francisco. Whereas connections to Tokyo Haneda includes Chicago, Los Angeles, Newark, San Francisco and Washington Dulles.
The airline connects Los Angeles with Tokyo Haneda. Complementing this service, with effect from October 28, United will launch or say resume the non-stop service between Los Angeles and Tokyo Narita. This flight will be operated daily with the Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner.
Upgrade to Taipei and India
In its plans of Asian expansion, United Airlines is also expanding services to Taiwan and India.
Effective 29 October, the airline will launch second daily service between San Francisco and Taipei with the Boeing 777-200ER.
United Airlines is operating daily Newark to Delhi flight right now. In Winter i.e. starting from October 29, the airline will be launching 2nd daily service on this route. Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner will continue to be the Indian workforce for United Airlines.
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Source : Japan Today