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United Airlines Boosts Domestic Travel With Multiple Flights

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United Continental Holdings’ (UAL - Free Report) subsidiary United Airlines has announced several domestic services just in time for spring. The carrier recently launched services from Los Angeles, Denver and Cleveland to eight cities across California, Florida and Texas. Simultaneously, multiple other services are lined up to be introduced later this month.

Beginning Mar 8, United Airlines initiated flights connecting Los Angeles with Redding, CA and Denver with Santa Rosa, CA. Meanwhile, starting Mar 9, the airline introduced flights between Denver and places like Brownsville, TX; West Palm Beach, FL; Pensacola, FL; Sarasota, FL as well as Destin/Fl. Walton Beach, FL. The same day it also began flight operations between Cleveland and Tampa, FL.

United Airlines plans to further enhance travel experience by unveiling 10 more routes this month-end. From Los Angeles, the carrier will begin flights to Eugene, OR; Madison, WI and Pasco, WA. Additionally, it will connect Denver with Everett, WA and Flagstaff, AZ as well as Newark with Hilton Head Island, SC. Moreover, from Dulles, the airline will commence services to Elmira, NY; Hilton Head Island, SC and Manchester, NH. Additionally, the airline will introduce flights between San Francisco and Everett, WA. The service connecting Los Angeles with Eugene will be launched on Mar 30, 2019 while all other flights will be effective a day later.


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