November 15, 2013
United Airlines Adds Second Seasonal Flight To San Francisco
RDU Airport, NC – United Airlines is adding a second daily non-stop flight
from RDU to San Francisco International Airport beginning April 1, 2014. The
seasonal flight will end on August 18, 2014.
The new Spring/Summer seasonal flight comes on the heels of
United’s addition of a second daily flight to SFO for the peak holiday travel
days. That flight begins Dec. 19, 2013 and ends Jan. 6, 2014.
“There is no doubt that the RDU-San Francisco route is
thriving,” said Teresa Damiano, Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority deputy
director for marketing. “This new seasonal service is a direct result of people
using the flight consistently. It shows that there is a high demand for service
between the Triangle and the Bay Area.
insights on the reasons for RDU-SFO success.
With the new flight, customers can choose between a morning
or afternoon departure from RDU and from San Francisco. Tickets for the
Spring/Summer seasonal flight go on sale Saturday, at which time the specific
flight times will be available. However, United Airlines has told RDU that the
flight will be timed similarly to the holiday flight, which has an afternoon
departure from RDU and a morning departure from SFO.
on SFO flights from RDU.
United Airlines has been serving RDU-San Francisco non-stop since August 2012. The airline uses Boeing 737-800 service on the route. Via San Francisco, travelers have easy non-stop connections to major Asian destinations including Beijing, Seoul and Tokyo. Both of the seasonal flights will offer excellent connections to several cities in Australia.
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