United Airlines to introduce daily Melbourne to LA service

first_imgUnited Airlines’ will increase the frequency of its upcoming Melbourne – Los Angeles non-stop service, due to commence 28 October 2014, from six times weekly to daily, as of 12 Mar 2015. With United and United Express jointly operating nearly 200 flights per day from Los Angeles to more than 65 destinations, the new flights will provide a convenient one-stop service between Melbourne and more than 37 cities in USA. The new service increase has been timed carefully to allow passengers to connect conveniently at Los Angeles with an extensive network of service throughout the USA, Canada and Latin America. The service, which will be operate on the Boeing 797-9 Dreamliner, will feature 252 seats, with 48 in United BusinessFirst, 204 in United Economy and 63 in Economy Plus which will have added legroom and offer more personal space. “The decision to increase the frequency on our Melbourne – Los Angeles route, further demonstrates United’s strong commitment to the Australian market and we are proud to offer our customers a competitive product, enhance their flying experience through improved inflight comfort and provide them with even greater connectivity to the US,” United Airlines managing director, Japan and Pacific sales, Matt Miller said. The new prestige transfer service will also be offered in Chicago, Houston, Newark and San Francisco, with plans to further expand the service this year. Selected Global Services members and United Global First customers will ne chauffered to their connections with United Airlines’ fleet of Mercedes-Benz GL350 BlueTEC SUVs. In related news, United Airlines has today also expanded its Mercedes-Benz tarmac transportation service to LAX, offering the airline’s top frequent flyers increased comfort and efficiency when conencting through the airline’s hub. Source = ETB News: Lana Bogunovichlast_img read more