This summer, United Airlines is expanding its international flight offerings by 25% compared to last year, as demand for travel outside the U.S. continues to grow. The airline will fly to 114 different international cities, offering nearly 25 new routes to accommodate the increasing interest in global travel.
Notable highlights of United's summer 2023 schedule include new services to Malaga, Dubai, and Stockholm, Sweden as well as increased flights to popular destinations like Rome, Italy; Paris, France; Barcelona, Spain; Berlin, Germany; Shannon, Ireland; Edinburgh, Scotland; and Naples, Italy. The airline will also offer nearly two dozen daily flights to London-Heathrow and expanded services to Australia, Tokyo, Japan; and Osaka, Japan.
Travelers looking for unique destinations can take advantage of United's services to lesser-known locales such as Amman, Jordan; the Azores, Poland; Palma de Mallorca, Spain; and Tenerife, Spain. Additionally, the airline will increase its transpacific flights, offering 10 daily trips to Tokyo-Haneda, Tokyo-Narita, and Osaka, Japan. United will also serve Hong Kong, China from San Francisco, California and provide twice-daily flights to Seoul, South Korea.
United's daily service between New York/Newark and Dubai is part of a historic commercial agreement with Emirates, granting customers easier access to hundreds of destinations within the U.S. and around the world. Furthermore, United's new direct flights from New York/Newark to Malaga, Spain, make it the only U.S. airline serving Malaga, Tenerife, and Palma de Mallorca.
The airline's return to Stockholm, Sweden, after a hiatus since 2019, reconnects travelers to this vibrant and culturally rich city. Furthermore, United is the only U.S. airline to offer direct flights to Europe from its hub in San Francisco, with its expanded services to Rome, Italy.
United's additional seasonal flights to Shannon, Ireland, from Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) provide more options for exploring scenic Irish destinations like Limerick and Galway. The airline will also launch capital-to-capital service between Washington, D.C., and Berlin, Germany, as well as daily flights to Barcelona, Spain, from Chicago O'Hare.
With increased daily flights toLondon Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG), United offers more options for travel between these iconic cities. The airline will also resume nine transatlantic routes introduced last summer, including unique destinations not served by any other North American airline.
United's expansion in the Asia Pacific region makes it the largest airline across the Pacific, serving 27 unique destinations. The airline's recently launched codeshare partnership with Virgin Australia allows for easy connections to over 20 additional cities within Australia.
As international bookings continue to rise, United Airlines is well-positioned to meet the needs of travelers seeking new and diverse destinations this summer, making it an ideal choice for globetrotters looking to explore the world.