United adds Boeing 787 international routes
When United receives its first Dreamliner next month, it will become the first North American carrier to operate a 787.
The airline already outlined plans to fly the 787 between Denver and Tokyo.
On Thursday, United added several other 787 international routes including:
Los Angeles to Tokyo's Narita airport, starting Jan. 3, 2013.
Houston to Lagos, Nigeria, beginning Jan. 7, 2013.
Los Angeles to Shanghai, beginning March 30, 2013.
Temporary service between Houston and Amsterdam, beginning Dec. 4; Houston to London Heathrow, beginning Feb. 4, 2013.
"With 50 787s on order, we look forward to the many new route opportunities that will become available to United and our customers in the future," Greg Hart, a senior vice president at United, said in a statement.
Most recent Aerospace blog posts
- Boeing buys supplier for Insitu drones April 10
- Boeing assembly workers earn $10 more in Wash. than in S.C. April 9
- Boeing tops Airbus in first quarter April 8
- US says India’s aviation oversight is up to snuff April 8
- Too much customization and too few suppliers foul luxury seat supply chain April 3
Our new comment system is not supported in IE 7. Please upgrade your browser here.