United Airlines today announced a special fare
sale on its new, daily nonstop service between Washington/Dulles
International Airport (IAD) and Zurich, Switzerland (ZRH), which begins
June 3, 2004.
Customers who purchase qualifying tickets from Washington/Dulles to Zurich
by March 21st for travel between June 3, 2004, and June 30, 2004 can enjoy
fares of $249 each way based on required roundtrip purchase. Customers can
travel from San Francisco or Los Angeles to Zurich during the same time
period for $299 each way, also based on required roundtrip purchase by
March 21st. What’s more, customers who purchase their tickets on
united.com will earn an additional 1,000 Mileage Plus(R) miles(1).
Once service begins, United will be the only airline offering daily
nonstop flights between Washington/Dulles and Zurich, and all flights will
be served by Boeing 767 aircraft. United also recently announced that it
will begin daily, nonstop service from Chicago O’Hare International
Airport (ORD) to Osaka, Japan (KIX) beginning June 10, 2004, and to Buenos
Aires, Argentina (EZE) by the end of October 2004.
Graham Atkinson, senior vice president-worldwide sales and alliances,
said: “We are delighted to offer our customers very competitive fares and
excellent service between Washington/Dulles and Zurich as we celebrate the
ongoing expansion of our international route system. United continues to
provide international travelers with more choices for daily, direct
flights to more destinations across Europe, Asia and Latin America from
its hub markets across the U.S.”