December 15, 2014
United increases service to China this Summer
United Airlines will operate additional flights to Shanghai and Chengdu, China, from the airline’s premier trans-Pacific gateway hub in San Francisco during the peak summer travel season. The current daily service between San Francisco and Shanghai will increase to two flights daily from May 6th to Oct. 24th, 2015, and the three-times-weekly service between San Francisco and Chengdu will increase to daily service from June 4th to Sept. 1st, 2015, both routes subject to government approval. United will operate the flights with Boeing 777-200 aircraft featuring a total of 269 seats. The new summer-season service will operate in addition to United’s current daily year-round flights between San Francisco and Shanghai.