United Airlines announced a new long-haul international expansion to Europe by adding three new flights to its Network. Starting in July, the carrier will offer new direct flights to Croatia, Iceland, and Greece. The new direct flights are Newark Liberty International Airport to Dubrovnik, Croatia, from Washington Dulles International Airport to Athens, Greece, and from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Reykjavik, Iceland, all three flights are subject to government approval.
United is using its digital health passport to streamline International travel. The addition of three long-haul leisure-oriented routes from the United’s will cater to Americans looking to go overseas for summer vacations. The increased interest is reflected among its customers as searches for flights to Croatia, Greece and Iceland are up 61% on United.com
United will offer the only nonstop service to Croatia from the US. Starting on July 8, United will fly to Dubrovnik Airport (DBV) three times a week from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) through October 3 on a Boeing767-300ER Featuring 30 Polaris business class seats. Flights to Croatia will operate on Monday, Thursday and Saturday from Newark. The flights to the US from Dubrovnik will run on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays.
United will expand its service to Athens with daily flights starting up from Washington’s Dulles International Airport (IAD). Beginning July 1 and operating through October 3, the new route will be the first daily non-stop flight between Washington DC and Athens International Airport (ATH). The Route will be using Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner with all aisle access to Polaris business and United Premium Seats. United’s existing summer service to Athens, from Newark, will resume on June 3.
Starting July 1st and running daily through October 3rd, United will Chicago to Reykjavik. The route will be operated by Boeing 757-200 with 16 lie flat business class seats. United’s existing service to Reykjavik from Newark with daily flights will resume on June 3 and operating through October 29.
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