United Airlines Launches Daily Flights Between Houston and Santiago, Chile

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United Airlines has launched daily flights between Houston and Santiago, Chile.

Flight 847 departs Houstons George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston daily at 21:35, arriving at Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport in Santiago at 10:10 the following day (all times local). On the return, flight 846 will depart Santiago at 23:00, arriving in Houston at 05:55 the next day.

United will operate the flights using Boeing 767-300 aircraft with a total of 214 seats 30 flat-bed seats with 180 degree recline in United BusinessFirst and 184 seats in United Economy, including 49 Economy Plus extra-legroom seats. Every customer on the aircraft will have personal on-demand in-seat entertainment.

The new Santiago service is a great addition to Uniteds Latin American route portfolio, said John Slater, Uniteds vice president of sales for the Americas. These flights will not only give Houston-area travelers nonstop access to Santiago, but will also provide convenient one-stop connections at the hub to and from dozens of cities in Uniteds global route network, including key markets such as Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington and Tokyo.

Beginning 20 December 2014, United will add weekly Saturday flights from Chicago to Belize City, Belize, and from Houston to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. The Belize flights will operate through 15 August 2015, and the Punta Cana flights will operate year-round, increasing to daily service for the summer peak-travel period from 4 June to 17 August 2015. 

United Airlines, Houston, Santiago, Chile

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