United Airlines planning to launch daily nonstop Denver-Tokyo flights next year
United Airlines recently announced it is planning to introduce daily, nonstop flights between Denver and Tokyo in March next year.
The airline in a statement said that its daily, nonstop flights between its Denver hub and its hub at Tokyo Narita International Airport may be launched from March 31, 2013, subject to government approval. It also said that the return flights from Tokyo will begin from April 1, 2013. This will be the first nonstop service to Asia from Denver.
The airline will deploy a Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft to operate the service on Denver-Tokyo route. The aircraft will be configured with 219 seats - 36 in BusinessFirst and 183 in United Economy, including 63 Economy Plus seats with extra legroom.
Currently, United Airlines offers more flights from Denver to several destinations worldwide than any other airline, with almost 400 peak day departures to 125 destinations throughout the year. Apart from this, the airline along with its joint venture parent All Nippon Airways, will be offering seamless connections at Tokyo Narita International Airport to/from more than 20 destinations in Asia.
Denver to Tokyo
Flight 123 – Departure: 11.55 am – Arrival: 3 pm (next day) – Frequency: Daily
Tokyo to Denver
Flight 122 – Departure: 4.40 pm – Arrival: 12.30 pm (same day) – Frequency: Daily