May 17. In yet another indication of growing demand for air travel United Airlines announced it has added more than 400 daily flights to its July schedule and increasing service to reopened European destinations ahead of the busy summer travel season.
The updated monthly flight schedule is the airline’s largest since before the pandemic, with United revealing plans to fly around 80 percent of its United States schedule compared to July 2019.
The carrier is reporting that summer travel bookings are up 214 percent compared to 2020 levels.
In the United States, the airline is resuming and adding new routes, increasing its domestic network by 17 percent compared to its June schedule. United is adding flight banks in Chicago and Washington D.C., totaling more than 480 and 220 daily departures, respectively.
Source: Travel Pulse