United Airlines is to launch daily seasonal
flights between Chicago and the Italian capital of Rome on 1 May
2010. The daily flight will operate through the peak summer travel
season, ending on 31 August 2010.
United will continue to offer once-daily
nonstop service between Rome and Washington Dulles, the airline’s
principal gateway to Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
“Our new service to Rome from Chicago O’Hare adds even
more convenience for customers looking to travel to Italy during
the summer months,” said Greg Kaldahl, vice president of resource
planning. “Along with our Washington service, customers will have
additional options to consider when making their summer travel
United’s service between Chicago and Rome will
be operated with Boeing 767 aircraft.
seated in United First and United Business cabins aboard all
United’s transoceanic Boeing 767 flights can enjoy lie-flat seats, iPod
connectivity, more than 150 hours of movies and television shows
on-demand, and a selection of appetizers and entrees designed by
world-renowned chef Charlie Trotter.
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