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Mon, 21 December 2015

United Airlines to Launch 2nd Daily Nonstop Flights Between New York and Brussels

United Airlines is to launch its second daily nonstop flights from its New York hub, Newark Liberty International Airport, to Brussels, Belgium. The new service will operate next summer from 5 May to 28 October 2016.

The additional New York/Newark - Brussels flight, UA44, will depart New York/Newark daily at 21:30, arriving at Brussels 11:30 the following day.

The return flight, UA 45 will depart Brussels at 13:30 arriving at New York/Newark at 16:20 the same day.

Flight times will be eight hours to Brussels and eight hours fifty minutes to New York/Newark.

Flights departing between 5 - 24 May and between 7 September and 28 October 2016 will be operated with Boeing 757-200 aircraft featuring 169 seats 16 flat-bed seats in United BusinessFirst and 153 in United Economy, including 45 extra-legroom United Economy Plus seats.

From 25 May to 6 September 2016, flights will be operated with Boeing 767-300 aircraft offering a total of 214 seats 30 flat-bed seats in United BusinessFirst and 184 seats in United Economy, including 49 Economy Plus seats.

Like Uniteds existing service between New York/Newark and Brussels, the second daily service will be part of Uniteds trans-Atlantic joint venture with Star Alliance partners Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa, Austrian, SWISS and Air Canada.

We are listening to the needs of our customers on both sides of the Atlantic and we are responding with an additional second daily service next summer, said Marcel Fuchs, Uniteds vice president of Atlantic and Pacific Sales. Uniteds service between our Newark hub and Belgium offers customers greater access to Europes capital city and options to connect to many destinations throughout Europe and Africa.

United Airlines, New York, Newark, Brussels, Belgium

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