United adds 120+ flights for college football fans this fall

United Airlines is giving college football fans more chances to see their favorite team on the road this fall by adding 120 new flights to its schedule. According to a recent survey of the airline’s loyalty customers, more than 80% of avid college football fans are likely to fly to see a game this season. United is adding connections to more than 45 away games – including some of the country’s biggest powerhouses like Alabama, Oklahoma, Iowa, Ohio State, Notre Dame and Michigan.


United First Officer and Former Southern Illinois University Football player, Kendall Lane

Here are the key games on this season’s schedule:


New Flights

Sept. 10: University of Alabama @
University of Texas Austin

Sept. 9-11: two direct, round-trip flights between
Birmingham, AL and Austin, TX

Sept 10: Washington State University @
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Sept. 9-11: direct, round-trip flight between
Spokane, WA and Madison, WI

Sept 17: University of Oklahoma @
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Sept. 16-18: direct, round-trip flight between
Oklahoma City, OK and Lincoln, NE

Sept 24: Stanford @
University of Washington

Sept. 23-25: direct, round-trip flight between
San Jose, CA and Seattle, WA

Sept 24: University of Wisconsin-Madison @
Ohio State

Sept. 22-25: direct, round-trip flight between
Madison, WI and Columbus, OH

Oct. 8: University of Tennessee @
Louisiana State University

Oct. 7-9: direct, round-trip flight between
Knoxville, TN and Baton Rouge, LA

Oct. 15: Penn State University @
University of Michigan

Oct: 14-16: direct, round-trip flight between
State College, PA and Detroit, MI

Oct. 22: University of Iowa @
Ohio State

Oct. 21-23: direct, round-trip flight between
Cedar Rapids, IA and Columbus, OH

Nov. 5: University of Alabama @
Louisiana State University

Nov. 4-6: direct, round-trip flight between
Birmingham, AL and Baton Rouge, LA

Nov. 5: Clemson University @
University of Notre Dame

Nov. 4-6: direct, round-trip flight between
Greenville, SC and South Bend, IN

Nov. 26: University of Notre Dame @
University of Southern California

Nov. 25-27: direct, round-trip flight between
South Bend, IN and Los Angeles, CA

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