United Airlines Launches Flights Between Chicago and Edinburgh

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United Airlines has launched flights between Chicago and Edinburgh, Scotland. The summer-season service will operate through 5 October 2014.

The flights will operate five times weekly between 22 May and 11 June, daily between 12 June and 1 September, and four times weekly between 2 September and 5 October (all dates eastbound).

Flight 118 departs Chicago OHare International Airport at 18:00, arriving at Edinburgh Airport at 07:45 the following day (all times local). On the return, flight 119 departs Edinburgh at 10:25, arriving in Chicago at 13:00 the same day.

Flight times are seven hours, 45 minutes eastbound and eight hours, 35 minutes westbound.

United will operate the service with Boeing 757-200 aircraft with a total of 169 seats 16 flat-bed seats in United BusinessFirst and 153 seats in United Economy, including 45 Economy Plus extra-legroom seats.

United is pleased to add new seasonal nonstop service from Chicago to Scotlands capital, said Charles Duncan, Uniteds vice president of the OHare hub. This new route will offer direct service between the two cities and provide increased access for Scottish travellers to other destinations across the Americas, with convenient connections at the Chicago hub to Uniteds extensive route network.

United has been serving Scotland since 1998. In addition to the Edinburgh-Chicago service, the airline operates year-round nonstop service from both Edinburgh and Glasgow to its New York hub, Newark Liberty International Airport.

United Airlines, Chicago, Edinburgh, Scotland

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