United Airlines has announced it will be increasing its frequencies from its New York hub to Belgium. The airline will be launching a second daily nonstop flight to Brussels from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) next summer starting from May 5, 2016. The seasonal service will continue until October 28 this year.
Providing details about the additional Newark Liberty-Brussels service, the airline said that Flight UA44 will depart from Newark Liberty at 9.30 pm and arrive at Brussels at 11.30 am next day. The return Flight UA45 will make its departure from Brussels a t 1.30 pm and land at Newark Liberty at 4.20 pm same day. The duration of outbound flight to Brussels will be of 8 hours, while the inbound flight to Newark Liberty will be of 8 hours 50 minutes duration.
United Airlines will deploy a Boeing 757-200 aircraft for conducting flights services between May 5 and May 24 and between September 7 and October 28. The aircraft will be configured with a total of 169 seats. The customers traveling in United BusinessFirst will be offered 16 flat-bed seats. The aircraft will also offer 45 spacious seats in United Economy Plus and 153 seats in United Economy. The airline further indicated that it will conduct flights from May 25 to September 6 utilizing its Boeing 767-300 aircraft, configured with a total of 214 seats – 30 flat-bed seats in United BusinessFirst, 49 seats in Economy Plus and 184 seats in United Economy. The airline’s second daily service, similar to its first existing service, will also be part of its trans-Atlantic joint venture with Star Alliance partners Air Canada, SWISS, Austrian, Lufthansa and Brussels Airlines.