United to serve over 100 international destinations for Summer 2023

A United Airlines Boeing 787 approaches to land.
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American airline giant United Airlines will serve over 100 destinations internationally this summer, as the airline is currently meeting soaring overseas travel demand for the Summer 2023 season.

United is the largest airline across the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean, and will be adding close to 25 new routes to be operated on the summer schedule. The airline is currently seeing booking rates 15% percent higher compared to 2022.

United Airlines – 114 cities non-stop

Following an increasingly high demand for the summer 2023 season, major American carrier United will fly non-stop to 114 destinations over the season, adding nearly 25 new routes across the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean.

The company has expanded its flying by 25% compared to last year in order to meet the sharp increase in demand on journeys outside of the United States.

United already holds the title as the largest operator over the Pacific and Atlantic Ocean, and will see new routes to Asia, Africa, Europe and Oceania for the coming season.

The international bookings are according to United’s data already 15% higher than the same period last year.

The highlights

Among the destinations United will fly to the coming summer season, the highlighted routes and services are as follows:

  • A new service to Malaga, Dubai and Stockholm
  • More flights to Paris, Barcelona, Berlin, Shannon, Rome, Edinburgh and Naples
  • Close to two dozen flights to London Heathrow (LHR)
  • Service to unique destinations as Amman, Palma de Mallorca, Tenerife and the Azores
  • Expansion in the Australia services, relevant to Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane
  • Ten daily transpacific flights to Tokyo Haneda & Narita, as well as Osaka
  • Flights to Seoul, South Korea from San Francisco two times daily
  • Service from Hong Kong to San Francisco

All flights are available to book via United’s website or mobile app.


The Asia Pacific Expansion

United will also see a great expansion to the Asia Pacific market this summer season, and will be adding new services to a number of destinations to both Asian countries and Australia.

This will make United the largest carrier across the pacific as they are set to serve 27 unique destinations. Excluding Mainland China and Hong Kong, United’s capacity across the Pacific will exceed 2019 levels by more than 15% this summer. 

United recently also resumed pre-pandemic service between Denver and Tokyo Narita, as well as San Francisco and Hong Kong. United have also added a new service between Washington Dulles and Los Angeles, to Tokyo Haneda.

For the Australian market, United will feature an extended schedule between the country and the United States for the summer, with non-stop routes to the three largest cities of Australia – Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne.

Additionally, United recently launched a codeshare partnership with Virgin Australia, providing customers greater connection opportunities to more than 20 cities in Australia.


It appears United is looking to a phenomenal summer 2023 season with these expansions and frequency upgrades.

The airline has without doubt seen a great spike in demand for this to happen, and by the looks of what is announced and what routes are due to take off, United have not let anything remain under the covers.

With inaugurating a fifth route to Spain, returning to Stockholm after four years and increasing their route charts both transatlantic and transpacific, United is definitely going all-in for the season.

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