United Airlines to Launch Daily Flights between Chicago and Rome

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Wednesday, 25 November 2009

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 airlines principal gateway to Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Our new service to Rome from Chicago OHare 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 plans.

Uniteds service between Chicago and Rome will be operated with Boeing 767 aircraft.

Customers seated in United First and United Business cabins aboard all Uniteds 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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