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United Airlines announced plans to launch daily, nonstop flights between its Denver (DEN) hub and its hub at Tokyo

United Airlines announced plans to launch daily, nonstop flights between its Denver (DEN) hub and its hub at Tokyo Narita International Airport (NRT), effective March 31, 2013, subject to government approval. Eastbound service from Tokyo begins April 1. United will operate the service with state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. The aircraft will be outfitted with 219 seats – 36 in BusinessFirst and 183 in United Economy, including 63 Economy Plus seats with extra legroom. Customers on the flights will experience the aircraft’s many passenger-friendly features including: improved lighting, bigger windows, larger overhead bins, lower cabin pressure altitude and enhanced ventilation systems, among other features. Together with its joint venture partner All Nippon Airways (NH), United will offer seamless connections at Tokyo Narita to more than 20 destinations i n Asia.

With the addition of Denver, United offers daily non-stop service to Tokyo Narita from New York (Newark), Washington D.C., Houston, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, and Honolulu. Additionally, United flies a daily non-stop to Osaka from San Francisco. United Airlines and United Express operate an average of 5,574 flights a day to 377 airports on six continents from our hubs in Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, Guam, Houston, Los Angeles, New York/Newark, San Francisco, Tokyo and Washington, D.C. In 2011, United carried more traffic than any other airline in the world, and operated more than two million flights carrying 142 million passengers. United is upgrading its cabins with more flat-bed seats in first and business class and more extra-legroom economy-class seating than any other airline in North America. United operates nearly 700 mainline aircraft and has orders for more than 270 new aircraft deliveries through 2022, including 50 Boeing 787 Dreamliners, 25 Airbus A350XWBs, and 100 Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft. United is a founding member of Star Alliance, which provides service to 193 countries via 27 member airlines.


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