Earlier today, we shared American Airlines Updated International Schedule, in which American plans to restore 75% of its international service by next summer. United Airlines followed by announcing its August schedule which adds back several domestic and international fights.
United Airlines will be adding adding nearly 25,000 domestic and international flights compared to July 2020, which represents 40% of its overall schedule in August compared to the same time last year. The airline will be adding more than 350 daily flights from its U.S. hubs in August, including doubling the number of flights from New York/Newark compared to July.
Several new cities with flights being added will include Aspen, Colorado; Bangor, Maine; Bozeman, Montana; and Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Internationally, we’ll see a return to Tahiti and additional flights to Hawaii, the Caribbean and Mexico. Across the Atlantic, United plans to add back flights to Brussels, Frankfurt, London, Munich, Paris and Zurich.
Per United Airlines,
- Adding more than 600 daily flights to more than 200 airports across the United States, including the resumption of 50 routes from July to August.
- Expanding flights at 147 airports across the United States.
- Increasing connectivity in United’s mid-continental hubs, including Chicago, Denver and Houston.
- Doubling the number of flights from New York/Newark
- Returning around 90 aircraft back into service, including adding more CRJ-550 service between New York/Newarkand St. Louis; Indianapolis; Richmond, Virginia; Cincinnati; Norfolk, Virginia; and Columbus, Ohio.
- Increasing service between Hawaii and its hubs in Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles and San Francisco
- Resuming service to more Hawaiian destinations, including Lihue from San Francisco and Hilo from Los Angeles.
- Resuming service between Chicago and Brussels and Frankfurt.
- Resuming service between New York/Newark and Brussels, Munich and Zurich.
- Resuming service between San Francisco and London.
- Starting new service, five times weekly, between Chicago and Tokyo’s Haneda Airport. United will continue operating daily service to Tokyo Narita from New York/Newark and San Francisco.
- Resuming service between Hong Kong and San Francisco five days a week, with service continuing to Singapore.
- Resuming service to Seoul, South Korea three days a week.
- Resuming service to Shanghai from San Francisco two days a week.
- Resuming service between Houston and Lima.
- Resuming service between New York/Newark and Sao Paulo.
- Resuming service between Mexico City and Chicago, New York/Newark and San Francisco.
- Adding more ways to get to Cancun from Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, New York/Newark and San Francisco.
- Resuming service to San Salvador and Guatemala City from Houston, New York/Newark, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.
- Increasing the number of flights between Houston and Mexico City, Cancun, Guadalajara and Leon in Mexico; Panama City, Panama.
- Increasing the number of flights between New York/Newark and Punta Cana, Santiago and Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic.
We recently shared United Airlines Resumes Flights to China with the return of twice-weekly flights between it’s hub at San Francisco (SFO) and Shanghai’s Pudong International Airport via Seoul’s Incheon International Airport
What do you make of these updates from United for its August schedule? Feel free to share your thoughts in the comments below.