United Airlines Makes Seats Available for Sale on Flights to Chengdu

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Tuesday, 29 October 2013

United Airlines has made seats available for sale on its new nonstop flights to Chengdu, China.

The airline intends to operate three-times-weekly service from its San Francisco hub beginning 9 June 2014, subject to government approval, using Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft.

The flights will depart San Francisco International Airport at 13:35 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays and arrive at Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport at 18:50 the following day (all times local).

Service from Chengdu will depart at 10:00 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and arrive at San Francisco International Airport at 08:50 the same day.

Flying times will be approximately 14 hours, 15 minutes westbound and 13 hours, 50 minutes eastbound. This new nonstop flight will shave nearly four hours off the typical travel time between the two cities.

Chengdu will be the ninth destination United serves in the Asia Pacific region nonstop from its premier San Francisco gateway.

United Airlines, San Francisco, Chengdu

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