BRIEF: United announces new O'Hare to Costa Rica, Alaska service
Dec 19, 2012 (Menafn - Chicago Tribune - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) --United Airlines announced plans Wednesday to begin new nonstop service on several international and domestic routes in the spring, including new destinations from Chicago O'Hare airport.
New Chicago routes include weekly year-round service between Chicago O'Hare and San Jose, Costa Rica, subject to government approval, the airline said. The flights, set to begin April 13, will operate using Boeing 737-800 aircraft.
Domestically, United will start daily flights between Chicago and Fairbanks, Alaska, beginning June 6 also using the 737-800.
From other hubs, United will begin international service between Washington-Dulles International Airport and Guatemala City, Guatemala, and San Jose, subject to government approval. Other new service will be from Dulles to Vancouver, British Columbia. It will also launch new flights between Newark and Edmonton and between Denver and Fort McMurray, Alberta.
Other new domestic routes include twice-daily service from Denver to Santa Fe; Los Angeles to Wichita, Kan., and Dulles to Grand Rapids, Mich.
The new flights will be available for booking beginning late on Wednesday.
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