United to con­nect Hous­ton with Aus­tralia

Business Traveller (Asia-Pacific) - - UPFRONT -

has an­nounced a new non-stop route be­tween Hous­ton and Sydney, launch­ing on Jan­uary 18, 2018.

The daily ser­vice will be the car­rier’s sec­ond-long­est non-stop route (at 13,834km/8,596 miles) af­ter Los An­ge­les–Sin­ga­pore, which launches at the end of this month. It will also be the only non-stop ser­vice be­tween Hous­ton and Aus­tralia.

Flight UA101 will de­part Hous­ton at 2000, land­ing in Sydney at 0630 two days later, with the re­turn leg UA100 leav­ing Aus­tralia at 1150 and land­ing back in Hous­ton at 1035 the same day.

Flights will be op­er­ated by United’s B787-9 air­craft, con­fig­ured with 48 Po­laris busi­ness class seats, 63 in Econ­omy Plus and 141 in econ­omy. united.com

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