• Joe Breitfeller

United Airlines to Increase Service on Over 40 Caribbean and Mexican Beach Routes for November 2020

For November, the airline will resume service to over 30 intercontinental destinations in Asia, Europe and South America and increase service to the Caribbean, Hawaii, Central America and Mexico. United will fly 44 percent of their schedule in November versus last year.

United Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner - Courtesy United Airlines

On Friday (October 2, 2020), United Airlines announced that they will bolster service in November on over 40 Caribbean and Mexican Beach routes. The carrier will also resume service on nearly 30 intercontinental routes in Asia, Europe and South America. United will increase their schedule from October by four points to 44% in November, compared to last year. The airline will also start new service between Washington-Dulles and Key West and resume service between San Francisco and Tampa as well as Denver and Miami. Additionally, United will increase frequency on their Los Angeles to Maui route with daily service. In Friday’s announcement, United Airlines’ Vice President of International Network and Alliances, Patrick Quayle, said,

"For the month of November, we have adjusted our capacity to add flying for leisure travel to warm weather and beach destinations in Florida, Mexico and the Caribbean, along with 'visiting friends and relatives' travel across the globe. We're also pleased to announce that beginning this weekend, customers can purchase tickets for United's new nonstop flights between Chicago and New Delhi, New York/Newark and Johannesburg, and between San Francisco and Bangalore."

Tickets for United's New International Routes Will Be Available Starting Saturday, October 3, 2020

Internationally, United will fly 38% of their schedule versus November 2019 (a six point increase from October) with 29 routes to cities in Asia, Europe and Latin America. Frequency on the Denver-Frankfurt will be increased to three-times weekly and Houston-Frankfurt service will be offered five-times weekly. As previously announced in September, United will expand their global network with service between New York/Newark and Johannesburg, San Francisco and Bangalore, as well as Chicago and New Delhi. In the Pacific region, the carrier will convert their cargo-only flights to nonstop passenger service to Taipei and Seoul. United is also resuming nonstop service between San Francisco and Taipei with three weekly flights and will increase frequency on the San Francisco-Seoul route to five-times weekly.

United Airlines is also adding 26 new routes throughout Latin America and the Caribbean for November 2020. The airline is restarting service between Houston and Santiago, (three times weekly) and between Houston and Rio de Janeiro (three times weekly). Service to seven Caribbean and Central American gateways will also resume including flights to Antigua, Curacao, Grand Cayman, Managua, Nassau, St. Lucia and Roatan. Finally, the carrier will expand service on more than 20 routes to popular Mexican beach destinations including Cancun, Cozumel, Cabo San Lucas and Puerto Vallarta.

United Airlines’ shared purpose is “Connecting People. Uniting the World.” Shares in the company’s parent, United Airlines Holdings, Inc. are publicly traded on the Nasdaq under the symbol “UAL”.

Source: United Airlines