United Airlines has launched its first-ever
flights to Turkey with daily nonstop services between Newark
Liberty International Airport and Istanbul’s Atatürk International
Flight 904 is scheduled to depart Newark Liberty
daily at 19:27 and arrive in Istanbul at 12:20 the next day.
The return flight, 905, is scheduled to
depart Istanbul daily at 13:55 and arrive in Newark at 18:02 the
same day (all times local).
Flying times are nine hours, fifty three
minutes eastbound, and eleven hours seven minutes westbound.
“We are delighted to add Istanbul to our global
route network,” said James Mueller, United’s vice president,
Atlantic & Pacific Sales. “Customers in the U.S. and Turkey will
benefit from increased travel options with this new service.”
Initially, the service will operate with a
three-cabin Boeing 767-300 aircraft, featuring a total of 183
seats – six in United Global First, 26 in United BusinessFirst and
151 in United Economy, including 67 Economy Plus seats.
summer, United plans to fly this route with its newly-configured
Boeing 767-300, which features 30 seats in United BusinessFirst,
49 in Economy Plus and 135 in Economy.
United’s MileagePlus members can earn double
award miles when flying this new service. To qualify, MileagePlus
members must book and complete qualifying roundtrips by 30 September
2012 in booking classes F, A, J, C, D, Y, B, or M.
Registration is required before travel. Terms and conditions
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