United Airlines flies to more destinations in South America nonstop from the New York area
May 04, 2017: United Airlines (UAL) has announced new year-round daily, nonstop service between New York/Newark and Buenos Aires, Argentina, starting October 28 (subject to government approval). Also, the airline is increasing its year-round, daily service to Bogota, Colombia, with an additional daily flight starting June 8 through August 14. With these new flights, United will offer more flights from the New York area to South America than any other U.S. carrier.
Buenos Aires, one of South America's largest commercial and cultural centres, will be United's 14th South American destination served nonstop from the United States. United already offers daily nonstop service between Houston (IAH) and Buenos Aires.
"From the New York, United Airlines operates more nonstop flights to Central and South America than any other U.S. carrier and our new daily Buenos Aires service gives United customers another convenient way to travel between the U.S. East Coast and Argentina," said Andrew Nocella, United's executive vice president and chief revenue officer. "Whether travelling for business or leisure, customers can count on United to connect them to the moments that matter most."
"United's new service between Buenos Aires and New York provides numerous opportunities for companies in both countries to promote bilateral trade and investment," said Alejandro Diaz, CEO of the American Chamber of Commerce in Argentina. "This flight will help fuel economic growth in both countries by connecting our financial, pharmaceutical and tourism industries - a real benefit for corporate and leisure travellers."
Customers travelling beyond New York can conveniently connect to 115 domestic and international destinations at Newark Liberty International Airport in under three hours.