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United Seeking Additional New York/Newark Liberty and Shanghai Pudong Route

Published: 06/11/2018 - Filed under: Home » News »

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United Airlines seeks formal approval for an additional route between New York/Newark Liberty and Shanghai Pudong beginning in June 2020 from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). 

Shanghai

"Our application for a second daily flight between New York/Newark and Shanghai is in response to the demand for travel between each country's financial center, which has grown annually for the last several years," said Oscar Munoz, United's Chief Executive Officer. 

Proposed Flight Schedule Beginning June 1, 2020*

United Flight

From

To

Depart

Arrive

Aircraft

UA 109

New York/Newark

Shanghai

3:45 p.m.

6:40 p.m.
next day

Boeing

777-200

UA 108

Shanghai

New York/Newark

10:10 a.m.

12:45 p.m.

Boeing

777-200

*Subject to government approval

             

Munoz goes on to say, "If approved, this additional flight will help facilitate the development of increased business and tourism, provide additional capacity for customers and further enhance United's position both as the airline of choice to China and our hub at Newark Liberty International Airport as the premier East Coast gateway to Asia."  

by Elizabeth Atkinson 

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