United Airlines adds six new domestic routes

On 1 April, Atlantic City Airport marked with a special event the arrival of United Airlines’ daily services from Chicago O’Hare and Houston Intercontinental. Cutting the celebratory cake were (left to right): James McCullough, Mayor of Egg Harbor Township; Frank Frankowski, Acting Executive Director of the South Jersey Transportation Authority; Don Wright, Regional Vice President of United Airlines; Deb Gramiccioni, Deputy Executive Director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey; John Palmieri, Executive Director of the Atlantic City Casino Reinvestment Development Authority.

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  • United Airlines, which in the previous week resumed Taipei Taoyuan flights from San Francisco, continued to expand its domestic network with the addition of six new routes during the course of last week. With the longest sector being the 6,733-kilometre service from Chicago O’Hare, IL (ORD) to Kahului, HI (OGG) operated weekly (Saturdays), and the shortest being inaugurated from Denver, CO (DEN) to Pueblo, CO (PUB) with 12 times weekly flights at 174-kilometre, the Star Alliance member will face competition on two of the new airport pairs.
Launch date Origin Destination WF A/C Competition (WF)
1 April Los Angeles, CA (LAX) Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP) 14 CR7 Delta Air Lines (45), Spirit Airlines (7), Sun Country Airlines (7)
San Francisco, CA (SFO) Atlanta, GA (ATL) 738 Delta Air Lines (42), AirTran Airways (7), Southwest Airlines (7)
Chicago O’Hare, IL (ORD) Atlantic City, NJ (ACY) 7 ERJ
Houston Intercontinental, TX (IAH)
Denver, CO (DEN) Pueblo, CO (PUB) 12 EM2
6 April Chicago O’Hare, IL (ORD) Kahului, HI (OGG) 1 777
Source: Innovata / Diio Mi w/c 8 April 2014.

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