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Touch Down in College Town: United Airlines Adds Nonstop Point-to-Point Flights and More Seats for College Football Season

United adds more flight options to more than 40 college football games across the U.S.

CHICAGO, June 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today unveiled its 2019 college football flying schedule adding around 10,000 seats between its hubs and popular game destinations and for the first time, United has added several point-to-point flights enabling fans to fly nonstop from one college town to another. Tickets are now available for purchase.

"Our playbook this year will make it easier than ever for fans, alumni and students to cheer on their teams in other college towns across the country," said Ankit Gupta, United's vice president of Domestic Network Planning. "It's exciting for football fans and even more exciting for United to be able to operate nonstop flights between these communities for the very first time."

New round-trip point-to-point flights


Game Day

Game

Point-to-Point

Arrive

Return

Aircraft

Aug. 31

Auburn University vs.

University of Oregon at

AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas

EUG - DFW

 

Aug. 30

Sept. 2

737-900

Sept. 7

Louisiana State University at

University of Texas - Austin

BTR - AUS

Sept. 6

Sept. 8

737-900

Sept. 14

University of Alabama at

University of South Carolina

BHM - CAE

Sept. 13

Sept. 15

ERJ

Sept. 21

University of Notre Dame at

University of Georgia

SBN - ATL

Sept. 20

Sept. 22

E175

Sept. 28

Ohio State University at

University of Nebraska - Lincoln

CMH - LNK

Sept. 27

Sept. 29

E175

Oct. 12

University of Alabama at

Texas A&M University

BHM - CLL

Oct. 11

Oct. 13

737-900

Oct. 12

University of Southern California at

University of Notre Dame

LAX - SBN

Oct. 11

Oct. 13

737-900

Oct. 26

University of Wisconsin at

Ohio State University

MSN - CMH

Oct. 25

Oct. 27

737-900

Nov. 9

University of Notre Dame at

Duke University

SBN - RDU

Nov. 8

Nov. 10

E175

Every customer. Every flight. Every day.

In 2019, United is focusing more than ever on its commitment to its customers, looking at every aspect of its business to ensure that the carrier keeps customers' best interests at the heart of its service. In addition to today's announcement, United recently announced that luxury skincare line Sunday Riley will make products exclusively for United customers to experience in amenity kits, released a re-imagined version of the most downloaded app in the airline industry, introduced ConnectionSaver, a new tool dedicated to improving the experience for customers connecting from one United flight to the next and made DIRECTV free for every passenger on 211 aircraft, offering more than 100 channels on seat back monitors on more than 30,000 seats.

About United

United's shared purpose is "Connecting People. Uniting the World." We are more focused than ever on our commitment to customers through a series of innovations and improvements designed to help build a great experience: Every customer. Every flight. Every day. Together, United Airlines and United Express operate approximately 4,900 flights a day to 355 airports across five continents. In 2018, United and United Express operated more than 1.7 million flights carrying more than 158 million customers. United is proud to have the world's most comprehensive route network, including U.S. mainland hubs in Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, New York/Newark, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. United operates 779 mainline aircraft and the airline's United Express carriers operate 569 regional aircraft. United is a founding member of Star Alliance, which provides service to 193 countries via 28 member airlines. For more information, visit united.com, follow @United on Twitter and Instagram or connect on Facebook. The common stock of United's parent, United Continental Holdings, Inc., is traded on the Nasdaq under the symbol "UAL".

United Airlines logo. (PRNewsFoto/United Airlines)

 

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