United Airlines Grows at Hubs; New Routes from NYC, D.C. and California

United Airlines are adding Hilton head, South Carolina, to its route map as part of a new round of domestic expansion at Chicago-based carrier.

United will begin flying to head on April 6, adding flights to the south Caroline resort destination from its hub at Chicago O’Hare, Newark liberty and Washington Dulles.  United’s united express affiliates will operate two daily round-trip flights from Washington. Service from Chicago and Newark will be Saturday-only service. The service will be seasonal on all routes, scheduled to run through sept.8.

From Newark, united also will add daily nonstop service to Pensacola, Florida. United also will upgrade its schedule to anchorage, Alaska, going from Saturday-only service to daily. The routes will be seasonal, beginning in June and running into September.

Another change will see United shift several short-haul routes from congested Newark liberty to Washington Dulles. The airline’s service from Elmira, New York; Lexington, Kentucky; and Manchester, New Hampshire, will move from Newark to Dulles next year. The shift allows united to add new service and additional frequencies at Newark, where capacity is at premium.

Beginning June 6, united will add nonstop service from San Francisco to Columbus, Ohio. And from Los Angeles, service to Eugene, Oregon; Madison, Wisconsin; and Pasco/tri-cities, Washington will start March 31.

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