• Joe Breitfeller

United Airlines to Increase Frequency on San Francisco to Shanghai Route to Four Flights Weekly

United Airlines announced on Tuesday that they will double the frequency of their flights between San Francisco and Shanghai from two to four flights weekly. From September 4, 2020, the carrier will operate flights on Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

United Boeing 777-300ER - Courtesy United Airlines

On Tuesday (August 18, 2020), United Airlines announced a doubling of their service between San Francisco and Shanghai. The carrier will offer four-times weekly service from September 4, 2020 and the route will be operated with a Boeing 777-300ER. Flights between San Francisco and Shanghai will operate on Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays and tickets will be available for purchase starting Wednesday, August 19th on the carrier’s website. In Tuesday’s announcement, United Airlines’ Vice President of International Network and Alliances, Patrick Quayle said,

United Airlines Doubles Service Between San Francisco and Shanghai - Courtesy United Airlines

“United has served mainland China for more than three decades and we look forward to continuing to connect customers traveling between the U.S. and Shanghai with two additional flights beginning in September.”

United Airlines is committed to putting the health and well-being of their guests and team members at the forefront of every journey. The airline has developed an industry-leading program in coordination with the Cleveland Clinic and the Clorox brand called ‘United CleanPlus.’ By now, all airline passengers know that they will be required to wear a mask throughout their journey. United Airlines’ aircraft are fitted with state-of-the-art HEPA filters which circulate air every few minutes and remove up to 99.7% of airborne particulates. All mainline aircraft are sprayed with an electrostatic process before departure and guests must acknowledge that they are free of COVID-19 symptoms upon booking. United Airlines has also deployed an industry-leading touchless baggage check-in experience at over 200 U.S Airports.

Source: United Airlines