United Airlines Expands Winter Schedule with 8 New Routes and More Flights to Mexico, the Caribbean, and Latin America

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United Airlines has been increasing service over the last few months despite the current downturn and now they’re gearing up for (pent up) winter travel.

In a nutshell: United Airlines announced the international winter schedule with eight new routes + additional flights to 19 destinations in Mexico, the Caribbean, and Latin America.

First, the new nonstop routes United Airlines is starting in December.

New service will be added between Los Angeles and Costa Rica (San Jose) and San Pedro Sula, Honduras.  Denver gets service to Belize City, Belize and San Jose, Costa Rica. Washington, D.C. travelers will gain service to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and service will return between Cleveland and Cancun, Mexico.

United will begin new nonstop service between Liberia, Costa Rica and both Los Angeles and San Francisco starting in January, but these flights are still subject to government approval.

What’s the Best Part?

Sun worshippers can explore added service to beach destinations in Mexico including Cancun, San Jose del Cabo and Puerto Vallarta with more weekend service to Cozumel from Chicago, Denver and Houston. United Airlines is also restarting service between Houston and Mazatlan on December 19.

There are quite a few locations with increased service:

  • Between Chicago and Cozumel, San Jose del Cabo and Puerto Vallarta.
  • Between Denver and Cancun, Cozumel, San Jose del Cabo and Puerto Vallarta.
  • Between Houston and Acapulco, Cancun, Cozumel, San Jose del Cabo, Puerto Vallarta and Zihuatanejo.
  • Between Los Angeles and Cancun, San Jose del Cabo and Puerto Vallarta.
  • Between New York/Newark and Cancun, San Jose del Cabo and Puerto Vallarta.
  • Between San Francisco and Cancun.
  • Between Washington Dulles and Cancun.
  • Between Washington and the Caribbean

It Gets Better …

As of December 17th, United Airlines will start daily, year-round service between Washington-Dulles and Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. And, from Washington, nonstop service to 10 Caribbean destinations including Punta Cana, Grand Cayman, Nassau, Montego Bay, Aruba, Turks and Caicos and San Juan with weekend service to St. Thomas and St. Maarten.

Denver gets even more with added service to Belize and Costa Rica.

United Airlines continues with their pandemic protocols for the safety of employees and passengers and you can find them here.

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