This Month in Travel News – August 2018

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United Announces 33 New Destinations in Four Months

United is increasing routes and adding destinations to boost connectivity and expanding service from its seven gateways across the US. Over just the past four months, United has announced 33 new destinations!

  • New daily service between Washington Dulles and Miami
  • Increased service between Washington Dulles and Orlando and Tampa
  • United offers up to 16 daily flights to Miami from its hubs in Chicago, Denver, Houston, New York/Newark and San Francisco
  • New service to 33 destinations in 18 states from domestic hubs

United has focused on hub cities as a connecting gateway to destinations worldwide as a way to offer their customers more choice and greater available global reach.

Read the full announcement for details.

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