United Airlines put on his transatlantic network by launching its biggest summer program next year, which will include in total 38 European destinations.
For the 2024 summer season, the American airline will offer the first and only non-stop route between New York-Newark and Faro, Portugal, and again flights to Reykjavik, Brussels, Rome and Malaga. It will also relaunch nine of its most popular seasonal routes to Portugal, Italy, France and Spain up to two months in advance, giving passengers more time and options to explore Europe.
Beginning May 24, United Airlines will be the first and only airline to directly connect the United States and Faro, Portugal, with its new service from New York-Newark. The connection will be operated four times a week by Boeing 757-200. It currently serves more destinations in Portugal than any other US airline with its year-round service between New York-Newark – Lisbon, as well as seasonal service between Washington-Dulles – Lisbon, New York-Newark – Porto and New York-Newark – Lisbon and New York-Newark – Ponta Delgada in the Azores.
Reykjavik, Rome, Brussels and Malaga
On May 23, it will resume its summer seasonal flights between New York-Newark and Reykjavik. The connection will be provided daily by Boeing 757-200. In addition, it will add frequencies to some of Europe’s most popular destinations, including a second daily flight between New York-Newark and Brussels, starting March 30 on a Boeing 757-200, and a second daily flight between Washington- Dulles and Rome, from May 23 by Boeing 767-300. Finally, it will reinforce New York-Newark – Malaga with a daily Boeing 757-200 flight which will begin on May 2.
Early start of the summer season
As demand for summer transatlantic travel remains at an all-time high, United Airlines is seeing more customers seeking spring getaways during the shoulder season. In spring 2023 (March to May), it carried 33% more customers across the Atlantic than in spring 2022, and expects equal growth in spring 2024. The airline will therefore resume several of its summer services in Europe the most popular from February and March: Lisonne, Barcelona, Rome, Nice, Milan, etc.
“ United offers the most flights to the most destinations across the Atlantic, and we now offer our passengers even more flexibility and choice when traveling abroad said Patrick Quayle, United’s senior vice president of global network and alliance planning. “ Whether passengers want to travel in high season or low season, visit popular tourist destinations or discover a hidden gem, the breadth of our network makes United the obvious choice for transatlantic travel. »