United Airlines will resume service to China with
twice-weekly flights between San Francisco and Shanghai's Pudong
International Airport via Seoul's Incheon International Airport
beginning 8 July 2020.
United will operate the service with Boeing
777-300ER aircraft from San Francisco to Shanghai on Wednesdays
and Saturdays. Customers traveling from Shanghai will return to
San Francisco on Thursdays and Sundays.
"United's service to mainland China has been a
point of pride for our employees and customers for more than 30
years," said Patrick Quayle, United's vice president of
International Network and Alliances. "Resuming service to Shanghai
from the United States is a significant step in rebuilding our
Prior to suspending service to Shanghai in
February due to the ongoing COVID19 pandemic, United operated five daily flights between Shanghai and
its hubs in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago and New
York/Newark and has served Shanghai for more than 30 years.
July, United will also reinstate service
between Chicago and Tokyo with the addition of new service to
Tokyo's Haneda Airport.
Additionally, the airline will resume service
to Seoul, restart service to Hong Kong and will fly to Singapore
via a stop at Hong Kong.