United Airlines will improve 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 day by day Heathrow-San Francisco nonstop service, efficient October thirtieth, 2016.
For summer season 2017, United will add a second day by day Heathrow-Los Angeles flight, efficient April fifth, 2017.
The extra San Francisco flight, UA900, will depart Heathrow day by day at 11:40, arriving in San Francisco at 15:40 the identical day.
The return flight, UA901, will depart San Francisco day by day at 16:15, arriving at London/Heathrow at 09:40 the next day.
The flights will likely be operated by Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner plane that includes a complete of 219 seats – 36 flat-bed seats in BusinessFirst and 183 in Economy, together with 70 Economy Plus seats with added legroom and elevated private area.
Flight occasions will likely 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 day by day between Heathrow and San Francisco on a year-round foundation.
The extra Los Angeles service, UA61, will depart Heathrow day by day at 11:40, arriving at Los Angeles at 05:20 the identical day.
The return flight, UA60, will depart Los Angeles day by day at 15:10, arriving at London/Heathrow at 09:40 the next day.
The flights will likely be operated by Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner plane, that includes a complete of 252 seats – 48 flat-bed seats in BusinessFirst and 204 in Economy, together with 88 Economy Plus seats.
Flight occasions will likely be 11 hours ten minutes westbound and ten hours half-hour eastbound.
“These additional flights demonstrate the success of our services from Heathrow to the US West Coast,” mentioned Bob Schumacher, United managing director gross sales – UK and Ireland.
“They will provide our UK customers with more travel options to the Bay Area and LA, as well as an extensive range of connections from our hubs at both San Francisco International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport to destinations across the US and beyond.”
At the identical time because it will increase San Francisco service, United will scale back the variety of day by day continuous flights it operates from Heathrow to Houston from three to 2, efficient October thirtieth, 2016.
Both Houston providers will likely be operated by Boeing 777-200 plane, a rise in plane dimension from the present schedule operated with 767-300s and 787s.