United Strategically Adds Limited Capacity to October Schedule
Domestically, United plans to fly 46% of its full schedule in
Internationally, United expects to fly 33% of its schedule compared to October of 2019, which is up compared to the 29% schedule it plans to fly in September. United continues to respond to the growth in leisure travel demand by adding flights to cities in
"We continue to be data-driven and realistic in our approach to rebuilding our network," said
United is being just as thoughtful in its approach to enhancing the customer experience as it is in rebuilding its network. Earlier this week, the airline was the first
United is even realigning its schedule patterns with the customer in mind to match the current demand for leisure travel. In October, the airline plans to add more flights on days popular with leisure travelers looking to get a head start on long weekend getaways and will schedule fewer flights on days where demand is traditionally lower.
- Resuming or starting new service on nearly 50 routes, including 37 routes from United's
Chicago, Denverand Houstonhubs.
- Resuming additional service to
Floridaincluding Washington-Dulles to Sarasotaand Miami, and Denverto Fort Myers.
- Resuming service between
Los Angelesand Eugene, Medfordand Redmond/ Bendin Oregon.
- Resuming service to 14 international destinations including
Bogota, Colombia; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Lima, Peruand Panama City, Panama.
- Increasing to twice daily service between
New York/ Newarkand Tel Avivand resuming three-times weekly service between Washington, D.C.and Tel Avivon October 25.
- Resuming or increasing service to
Cancun, MexicoCity and Puerto Vallartain Mexicofrom its hubs in Chicago, Denver, Houston, New York/ Newarkand Washington, D.C.
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