United Airlines is launching the largest transatlantic expansion in its history, with 30 Transatlantic flights being launched or resumed between mid-April and early June of 2022.
The new nonstop flight destinations include:
- Amman, Jordan
- Bergen, Norway
- Azores, Portugal
- Palma de Mallorca, Spain
- and Tenerife in the Spanish Canary Islands.
United will also be adding new routes from the US to:
- London, UK.
- Milan, Italy.
- Zurich, Switzerland.
- Munich, Germany.
- and Nice, France.
United Airlines is also resuming 14 Atlantic routes and adding additional frequencies in six others.
According to the airlines, their transatlantic route will now be 25 percent larger than it was in 2019, and “United will serve more transatlantic destinations than every other U.S. carrier combined and will be the largest airline across the Atlantic for the first time in history.”
“We have long anticipated a strong demand recovery, evidenced by our large, strategic expansion in Europe, and with these new flights, we’re proud to offer our customers more options and access than ever before,” said Patrick Quayle, senior vice president of international network and alliances at United. “United continues to leverage its leading global network in new and exciting ways to help our customers make meaningful memories and experience new cultures around the world.”
- United will begin new service between Washington, D.C./Dulles and Amman, Jordan on May 5.
- United will add service between New York/Newark and Ponta Delgada in the Azores beginning May 13.
- United will add service between New York/Newark and Bergen, Norway on May 20.
- United will begin their service between New York/Newark and Palma de Mallorca in the Balearic Islands on June 2.
- United will begin service between New York/Newark and Tenerife on June 9.
United Airlines will also be offering the following routes:
- Boston to London Heathrow.
- Denver to Munich.
- Chicago and Zurich.
- New York/Newark and Nice.
- Chicago and Milan.
United will also be growing their presence in Africa, with increased service between Washington/Dulles and Accra, Ghana, and extension of its existing seasonal service to Cape Town to year-round, with nonstop flights from New York/Newark resuming June 5 (subject to government approval).