• Joe Breitfeller

United Airlines Will Connect Global Tech Centers With Daily San Francisco-Dublin Service

Updated: Jan 11, 2020

United Airlines announced Wednesday new non-stop service between the major global tech centers of San Francisco and Dublin, Ireland. The new service will commence on June 5, 2020 and will be operated with a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner.

United Airlines Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner - Courtesy United Airlines

Today, United Airlines announced new non-stop service between San Francisco and Dublin, connecting two of the world’s great technology centers. Pending government approval, the daily service will begin on June 5, 2020 and will be operated with a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner. The new service will make United Airlines the only carrier to offer non-stop service between the West Coast of the U.S. and Dublin. In Wednesday’s announcement, United’s Vice President of International Network, Patrick Quayle said,

“Dublin and the Silicon Valley are two regions synonymous with bug tech. Many global tech companies have a major footprint in both regions, and they need a carrier with an extensive worldwide network to help conveniently connect their business. As the only U.S. airline to serve Ireland from the West Coast, United is uniquely suited to provide the connectivity these companies and economies need to continue thriving.”

United's Proposed SFO-DUB Schedule - Courtesy United Airlines

With the new service announced today, United Airlines will now offer more Business Class seats between the U.S. and Dublin than any other domestic airline next summer. For more than two decades, United has proudly offered service to the Emerald Isle and will now provide direct service from Chicago O’Hare (ORD), Washington-Dulles (IAD) and Newark/New York (EWR).

United operates over 300 daily flights to more than 100 cities in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia from the San Francisco Bay Area – more frequencies and destinations than any other airline. International service from SFO to Europe currently includes Amsterdam, Frankfurt, London, Munich, Paris and Zurich. United continues to expand its offering from their San Francisco hub, adding 13 international destinations since 2013.

United Airlines operates around 4,900 daily flights to 356 airports across five continents. In 2018, the airline in conjunction with their United Express regional subsidiary, operated over 1.7M flights carrying more than 158M guests to domestic and global destinations. United has the world's most comprehensive route network with major U.S. hubs in Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, New York/Newark, San Francisco and Washington D.C. The carrier has a fleet of 783 mainline aircraft and regional United Express partners operate a combined fleet of 561 aircraft.

Source: United Airlines


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