United Airlines Continues Network Expansion with New Florida Service
New service between Washington Dulles and Fort Myers and Sarasota starts in October
April 10, 2019
United Airlines is bringing more flights and more travel opportunities for customers on the east coast with new connections between Washington, D.C., and Florida.
Beginning October 29, United will begin new twice-daily, year-round service between Washington Dulles and Fort Myers and Sarasota in Florida. Additionally, United will begin operating extended seasonal winter service between Miami and Washington Dulles in October.
United’s new service to Fort Myers and Sarasota complements the airline’s growing Florida network of more than 50 routes served from Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, New York/Newark, San Francisco and Washington, D.C.
The schedule offers more choices through the year within the Florida network. Customers from Fort Myers and Sarasota can have easy connections to more than 130 flights across the United States and 11 European destinations with just one stop.
United in Florida
In addition to its new service between Washington Dulles and Fort Myers and Sarasota, United operates more than 140 daily flights to 12 Florida cities. Effective October 27, United will offer the following service from its U.S. hubs to Florida.
Chicago: Destin/Fort Walton Beach, Key West, Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Orlando, Miami, West Palm Beach, Panama City, Pensacola, Fort Myers, Sarasota, Tampa
Cleveland: Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Orlando, Tampa
Denver: Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Orlando, Fort Myers, Tampa, Miami, West Palm Beach, Pensacola, Sarasota, Destin/Fort Walton Beach
Houston: Panama City, Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Orlando, Miami, West Palm Beach, Pensacola, Fort Myers, Tampa, Destin/Fort Walton Beach
Los Angeles: Orlando
New York/Newark: Key West, Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Orlando, Miami, West Palm Beach, Fort Myers, Sarasota, Tampa
San Francisco: Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Miami, Tampa
Washington Dulles: Fort Lauderdale, Jacksonville, Orlando, Miami, Tampa, Fort Myers, Sarasota
For 2019, United is zeroing in on customer commitment, looking at every aspect of its business to ensure that the carrier keeps customers’ best interests at the heart of its service, according to reports. For instance, United recently announced the luxury skincare line Sunday Riley will make products exclusively for United customers to experience in amenity kits. It also released a re-imagined version of the most downloaded app in the airline industry and made DIRECTV free for every passenger on 211 aircraft, offering more than 100 channels on seat back monitors on more than 30,000 seats.