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United Airlines Offers the Most International Flights from NYC and D.C. In May, There Will be Even More.

October 20, 2015 Aviation No Comments Email Email

United Airlines, the airline offering the most nonstop flights from New York/Newark and the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, is adding daily trans-Atlantic summer-season service between:

  • New York/Newark and Athens, Greece, from May 25 through Oct. 5, 2016
  • Washington/Dulles and Barcelona, Spain, from May 25 through Sept. 6, 2016
  • Washington/Dulles and Lisbon, Portugal, May 25 through Sept. 6, 2016

All services are subject to government approval.

United continues to add routes where our customers want to travel, when they want to travel,” said Brian Znotins,United’s vice president of network. “These new flights during Europe’s peak-summer travel season will provide additional access to Athens, Barcelona and Lisbon from hundreds of points we serve throughout North America, Latin America and the Caribbean.”

New York/Newark to Athens

United’s daily nonstop service between Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and Athens (ATH) will operate using Boeing 767-300 aircraft.

 Flight From To Departure Arrival
UA124 EWR ATH 5:40 p.m. Daily 10:30 a.m. the next day
UA125 ATH EWR 12:30 p.m. Daily 4:30 p.m. the same day

Flight times will be 9 hours 50 minutes eastbound and 11 hours westbound.

Washington/Dulles to Barcelona

The nonstop flights between Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Barcelona (BCN) will operate daily withBoeing 767-400 aircraft.

Flight From To Departure Arrival
UA140 IAD BCN 6:10 p.m. Daily 8:20 a.m. the next day
UA141 BCN IAD 11:30 a.m. Daily 2:45 p.m. the same day

Flight times for the Barcelona service will be 8 hours 10 minutes eastbound and 9 hours 15 minutes westbound.

United has served Spain for more than 20 years, and this new service complements the airline’s existing year-round flights to both Barcelona and Madrid from New York/Newark.

Washington/Dulles to Lisbon

The airline will use Boeing 757-200 aircraft for flights between Washington/Dulles and Lisbon (LIS).

Flight From To Departure Arrival
UA167 IAD LIS 5:55 p.m. Daily 6:20 p.m. the next day
UA168 LIS IAD 10:50 a.m. Daily 2:10 p.m. the same day

Flight times will be 7 hours 25 minutes eastbound and 8 hours 20 minutes westbound.

These flights are in addition to United’s existing year-round service to Lisbon from New York/Newark. In 2016, Unitedwill mark 19 years of Lisbon service.

As scheduled, aircraft operating NewarkAthens, WashingtonBarcelona and WashingtonLisbon flights will offer modern interiors with personal on-demand entertainment at every seat, Wi-Fi, in-seat power throughout the aircraft and multi-course meals in United BusinessFirst and United Economy. Customers in United BusinessFirst also enjoy the comfort of flat-bed seats.

United in New York/New Jersey

United and United Express offer nearly 500 daily departures from the New York/Newark area to more than 150 destinations – the most in North America, the most across the Atlantic, the most across the Pacific and the most to and from Latin America.

United also offers the most flat-bed seats and extra-legroom economy-class seating from the New York area.

United’s Washington/Dulles Hub

United, together with United Express, operates nearly 225 flights daily from its Washington/Dulles hub to destinations throughout the United States and to Europe, Asia, Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean.

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