United Airlines today announced that it is again bolstering its international
portfolio with service to seven new destinations in Mexico, the Caribbean
and Central America, in time for winter holiday travel. Service is
scheduled to begin in December, subject to approval of government
operating authorities. “Our customers have told us they want one airline and one frequent flyer
program to meet their business and leisure travel needs,” said Graham
Atkinson, senior vice president - Worldwide Sales and Alliances. “With the
addition of these warm-weather vacation destinations, we can provide our
customers with even more choices for international travel, supported by
the breadth of our global network and Mileage Plus, the most preferred
frequent flyer program.”
Service to the new destinations will be launched in conjunction with
United Vacations, which will create vacation packages for each of these
United plans to offer new Mexico service to Cozumel, Cancun, San Jose del
Cabo, Puerto Vallarta and Ixtapa.
Caribbean service will include Montego Bay, Jamaica; Punta Cana, Dominican
Republic; and St. Maarten, Netherlands Antilles; and additional service to
Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. United previously announced its intent to
operate service from Denver to Cancun, Mexico, subject to receipt of
government operating authority.
United will also launch Central American service from Chicago O’Hare to
San Jose, Costa Rica.
United currently serves San Jose, Costa Rica; Cancun, Mexico; San Juan,
Puerto Rico, Grand Cayman (seasonal service); St. Thomas, Aruba and
Flight times, frequencies and other additional information will be made
available upon receipt of government operating authority.