United Airlines open Rome-Chicago. 2nd service to Italy
Yesterday a press release was issued by United Airluines for announcing the new daily route Chicago-Rome FCO by May 1st 2010. The new flight is operated with Boeing B767/300ERs.
Chicago-Rome FCO 18.25-10.40 UA904 daily
Rome FCO-Chicago 12.30-16.05 UA905 daily
Its a summer season flights that will end on Aug 31 2010.
Service between Rome and Chicago's O'Hare International Airport,
United's largest hub, will offer convenient new options for customers
throughout the western United States, Canada and the Midwest. United
will continue to offer once-daily nonstop service between Rome and
Washington Dulles, the airline's principal gateway to Europe, the
Middle East and Africa.
"Our new service to Rome from Chicago O'Hare adds even more convenience
for customers looking to travel to Italy during the summer months,"
says Greg Kaldahl, vice president of resource planning. "Along with our
Washington service, customers will have additional options to consider
when making their summer travel plans."
"We are delighted that our hometown airline is expanding service
between two world-class cities," said Mayor Richard M. Daley. "This
service further strengthens Chicago O'Hare's position as one of the
major global gateways in the United States."
Customers seated in United First and United Business cabins aboard all
transoceanic B767 flights enjoy United's International Premier Travel
Experience, which includes lie-flat seats, iPod connectivity, more than
150 hours of movies and television shows on-demand, and a selection of
appetizers and entrees designed by world-renowned chef Charlie Trotter.
Rome in summer season 2010 will offer to the travellers 3 daily flights to Chicago operated by three airlines. After United, on the same route are available daily services operated by Alitalia and American Airlines both with B767/300ERs.