While United’s May schedule will still represent a 92% cut in international capacity, a handful of international routes will return to service.
United Restores Service On Several International Routes In May 2020
In addition to the international routes already running, United will restart nonstop service on the following longhaul routes:
- Chicago (ORD) – London (LHR) – daily, begins May 4, 2020
- Newark (EWR) – Amsterdam (AMS) – daily, begins May 4, 2020
- Washington (IAD) – Frankfurt (FRA) – daily, begins May 4, 2020
- Houston (IAH) – Buenos Aires (EZE) – three-times-weekly, begins May 5, 2020
- Houston (IAH) – Bogota (BOG) – daily, begins May 5, 2020
Additionally, United will resume daily service from Houston to Belize (BZE), Guatemala City (GUA), Panama City (PTY), San Jose (SJO), and San Salvador (SAL), from Newark to Panama City, and from San Francisco (SFO) to Mexico City (MEX). Caribbean destinations will also restart, primary from Newark, though United will run daily service between Washington Dulles and St. Thomas (STT).
United Cancels Seasonal Service To At Least Five European Destinations
United had planned seasonal service to the following four cities this year from Newark:
- Palermo (PMO)
- Prague (PRG)
- Reykjavik (KEF)
- Stockholm (ARN)
United warns “a number of other routes” may also not see service in 2020.
This is the first of four schedule changes, which will come once per week, that will ultimately chart United’s flight operation path for the summer months. The schedule above will run at least through May 19th. It’s nice to see some familiar routes return. Hopefully demand will as well.
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