United Airlines announces 5 new international destinations

United today announced the largest transatlantic expansion in its history, including 10 new flights and five new, vogue destinations – Amman, JordanBergen, Norway; Azores, PortugalPalma de MallorcaSpain and Tenerife in the Spanish Canary Islands. All of the new routes – which are set to begin in Spring 2022 – are not served by any other North American carrier. Additionally, next year, United will add new flights to five popular European destinations: BerlinDublinMilanMunich and Rome. Lastly, United will launch seven routes that were interrupted due to the pandemic to BangaloreFrankfurtTokyo’s Haneda Airport, Nice and Zurich. Flights are subject to government approval.

Amman, Jordan

United will begin new capital to capital service between Washington, D.C. and Amman, Jordan starting May 5. Customers will be able to explore the numerous historical sites in and around Amman, as well as visit Jordan’s other top destinations including Petra, the Dead Sea and the Wadi Rum desert. United will be the only North American carrier flying direct to Amman with service three times weekly with a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner.

Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal

United will add a third Portuguese destination to its global network with brand new flights between New York/Newark and Ponta Delgada in the Azores beginning May 13. The carrier will offer the most flights between the U.S. and Portugal of any North American airline and will be the only airline to fly to the Azores from the New York metro area. This daily service joins United’s existing flights to Porto, which will return in March, and Lisbon, which the airline is currently operating from New York/Newark and will resume from Washington, D.C. next summer. United will fly a brand-new Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft featuring United’s new signature interior with enhanced seat back entertainment with Bluetooth connectivity and overhead bin space for every customer.

Bergen, Norway

Beginning May 20, United will become the only U.S. carrier to fly to Norway with flights launching between New York/Newark and Bergen. United will offer three times weekly service on a Boeing 757-200, allowing customers to experience Bergen’s surrounding mountainous landscape and breathtaking fjords. United will be the only carrier to fly to Bergen from the U.S.

Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain

United is expanding its Spanish beach getaway destinations with three times weekly flights between New York/Newark and Palma de Mallorca in the Balearic Islands, launching June 2 with a Boeing 767-300ER. This will be the first and only flight between the U.S. and Mallorca and will add to United’s existing service to Madrid and Barcelona.

Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain

Travelers looking for an additional new beach destination can enjoy the stunning black and white sand beaches of Spain’s Canary Islands with United’s new flight from New York/Newark to Tenerife. United will be the only airline to fly direct between the Canary Islands and North America with three-times weekly service launching June 9 with a Boeing 757-200. Along with the new service to Palma de Mallorca, United will fly to more Spanish destinations from North America than any other airline.

Destination
From
To
Service
Starting
Amman, Jordan
IAD
AMM
3x week
May 5, 2022
Ponta Delgado, Azores, Portugal
EWR
PDL
3x week/daily*
May 13, 2022
Bergen, Norway
EWR
BGO
3x week
May 20, 2022
Tenerife, Spain
EWR
TFS
3x week
June 2, 2022
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
EWR
PMI
3x week
June 9, 2022

* EWR-PDL operates daily June-August 2022

Expanded European Service

United is also adding flights to some of Europe’s most iconic cities in anticipation of a resurgence in visitors. Next spring United will add:

  • New daily flights between Denver and Munich – joining existing service from Denver to Frankfurt and London which is expected to resume in March. United is the only U.S. airline to offer transatlantic service from Denver.
  • New daily flights between Chicago and Milan, joining existing seasonal flights between Chicago and Rome. United will be the only airline to offer a direct flight between Chicago and Milan, adding to its existing service between New York/Newark and Milan.
  • New daily capital to capital service between Washington, D.C. and Berlin, joining our other service to Berlin from New York/Newark. United is the only U.S. airline with direct flights to Berlin.
  • An additional daily flight from New York/Newark to Dublin and Rome.

In addition to these new routes, United will begin seven routes that were interrupted by the pandemic:

  • Daily flights between San Francisco and Bangalore beginning May 26
  • Daily flights between New York/Newark and Nice beginning April 29
  • A second daily flight between New York/Newark and Frankfurt beginning April 23
  • Daily flights between Chicago and Zurich beginning April 23
  • Flights from Washington, D.C.Los Angeles and New York/Newark to Tokyo’s Haneda airport by March 26
Destination
From
To
Service
Starting
Munich, Germany
DEN
MUC
Daily
April 23, 2022
Dublin, Ireland (2nd daily flight)
EWR
DUB
Daily
April 23, 2022
Berlin, Germany
IAD
BER
Daily
May 6, 2022
Milan, Italy
ORD
MXP
Daily
May 6, 2022
Rome, Italy (2nd daily flight)
EWR
FCO
Daily
May 26, 2022

Even more new destinations to fall in love with

In addition to the new routes, we will begin service to seven routes next year that were interrupted by the pandemic, including launching service to Bangalore and Nice and adding flights to Zurich, Tokyo Haneda and Frankfurt. 

 

Destination
From
To
Service
Starting
Tokyo, Japan
EWR
HND
Daily
By March 26, 2022
Tokyo, Japan
LAX
HND
Daily
By  March 26, 2022
Tokyo, Japan
IAD
HND
Daily
March 26, 2022
Frankfurt, Germany (2nd daily flight)
EWR
FRA
Daily
April 23, 2022
Zurich, Switzerland
ORD
ZRH
Daily
April 23, 2022
Nice, France
EWR
NCE
Daily
April 29, 2022
Bangalore, India
SFO
BLR
Daily
May 26, 2022

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