United Announces New Service Between Chicago and Edinburgh, Scotland


United will launch nonstop summer seasonal service between Chicago O’Hare (ORD) and Edinburgh, Scotland (EDI), beginning May 22, 2014, currently subject to government approval. The flights will operate five times weekly from May 22 to June 11, daily between June 12 and Sepember 1 and four times weekly between September 2 and October 5, 2014.

Flights will depart Chicago at 6 p.m, arriving in Edinburgh at 7:45 a.m. the following day. The return flights will depart Edinburgh at 10:25 a.m., arriving in Chicago at 1 p.m. the same day. Flight times are seven hours, 45 minutes eastbound and eight hours, 35 minutes westbound. The flights will operate using Boeing 757-200 aircraft with a total of 169 seats – 16 flat-bed Seats in United BusinessFirst and 153 in United Economy, including 45 Economy Plus seats with added legroom and increased personal space.

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