United Airlines has launched nonstop flights
between the airline’s hub at Dulles International Airport and
Madrid, with the daily summer-season service to run through 4
“We are excited to add new seasonal nonstop
service from Dulles to Spain’s capital,” said Evan Koppel,
United’s regional director of sales. “This new route will improve
access for travelers between the U.S. and Spain, while offering
Spanish travelers greater options for travel throughout the
Flight 163 will depart Washington Dulles
International Airport at 17:45, arriving at Madrid–Barajas
Airport at 07:40 the following day (all times local).
Flight 164 will depart Madrid at 11:35, arriving in
Washington at 14:30 the same day.
Flight times are seven
hours, 55 minutes eastbound and eight hours, 55 minutes westbound.
United will operate the route with Boeing
757-200 aircraft configured with 169 seats – 16 flat-bed seats in
United BusinessFirst and 153 seats in United Economy, including 45
Economy Plus extra-legroom seats.
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