United Airlines flights between New York and Athens resumed plus more routes added

Posted on October 12, 2015 by in Travel Deals, United Mileage Plus

United Airlines flights

What’s the scoop with United Airlines flights?

United Airlines has now added a daily transatlantic summer-season non-stop service between New York’s Newark Liberty International Airport and Athens, Greece, to commence in May 2016. Subject to government approval, these flights are now in the pipeline:

  • New York Newark Liberty (EWR) to Athens, Greece (ATH), between May 25th and October 5th, 2016 (daily, non-stop).
  • Washington Dulles (IAD) and Barcelona, Spain (BCN), between May 25th and September 6th, 2016 (daily, non-stop).
  • Washington Dulles (IAD) and Lisbon, Portugal (LIS), between May 25th and September 6th, 2016 (daily, non-stop).

Tell me a little more about these United Airlines flights…

The service between Newark Liberty and Athens will operate using Boeing 767-300 aircraft, while the Barcelona flights will operate with Boeing 767-400’s and the Lisbon flights will be on Boeing 757-200 aircraft.

What else do I need to know about United Airlines flights?

United is already the airline that offers the most non-stop flights from New York Newark and the Washington DC metropolitan area, and is now providing even more access to European destinations from the US with these additions.

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