23 May 2014
United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL) company United Airlines said it has begun the city of Chicago´s first-ever flights to Edinburgh, Scotland, with summer-season service through Oct. 5, 2014.
“United is pleased to add new seasonal nonstop service from Chicago to Scotland´s capital,” said Charles Duncan, United´s vice president of the O´Hare hub. “This new route will offer direct service between the two cities and provide increased access for Scottish travellers to other destinations across the Americas, with convenient connections at the Chicago hub to United´s extensive route network.”
United has been serving Scotland since 1998. In addition to the Edinburgh-Chicago service, the airline operates year-round nonstop service from both Edinburgh and Glasgow to its New York hub, Newark Liberty International Airport.
United Airlines and United Express operate an average of more than 5,200 flights a day to 369 airports across six continents. For more information, visit united.com. The common stock of United´s parent, is traded on the NYSE under the symbol UAL.