United Airlines has grown its network after adding additional widebody routes utilising a Boeing 777-300ER – which is set to boost belly cargo volumes.
The US carrier will service San Francisco – Beijing beginning 6 September 2017, San Francisco – Frankfurt from 5 October 5, 2017 and New York/Newark – Tokyo Narita from 28 October 2017.
Boeing 777-300ER aircraft are already in service on United’s San Francisco – Hong Kong and New York/Newark – Tel Aviv routes and will begin service from San Francisco to Taipei (TPE) on 1 August of this year.
United expects to place into service all 14 aircraft in its first 777-300ER order in 2017. The airline recently announced an order for four additional 777-300ER aircraft.