Courtesy of: Aruba Daily
ORANJESTAD – Aruba Airport Authority N.V. (AAA) is very happy to share the latest airline news: United Airlines will add new service from Houston to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, and also additional service to Aruba.
As of December 20, 2014 United plans to expand its Houston-Aruba service. The airline currently offers Saturday Houston-Aruba flights that are scheduled to continue through mid-August 2014. On December 20th, the company will resume Saturday service that will continue through early May 2015 and begin service on Sundays for periods of expected higher demand.
Flight 1167 will depart from Houston at 10:15 a.m. and arrive in Aruba at 16:50 p.m.
United will operate its Houston-Aruba service with Boeing 737-900 aircraft with a total of 167 seats – 20 United Business First and 147 seats in United Economy, and in the Economy cabin there are a couple of seats fitted with extra-legroom, the so-called the United Economy Plus.
United in Latin America and the Caribbean
United Airlines operates more than 700 flights a week to 62 cities in 28 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean from its U.S. hubs in Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, New York/Newark Liberty, San Francisco and Washington, D.C./Dulles. United serves 27 Mexican cities – more cities in Mexico from the United States than any other U.S. airline – 10 cities in Central America, seven in South America and 18 airports in the Caribbean.
United is the largest carrier in Houston, where it has its largest hub and its principle gateway to Latin America.
“This news shows us that Aruba is a growing destination and that our airline partners make good use of this opportunity. We are very happy that as of December we can expect extra service to Aruba provided by United Airlines. Passengers now have more options when flying to Aruba!”, said Peter Steinmetz, AAA CEO.