New flights from the capital to Fort Myers

April 18, 2019 12:40 pm

New flights from the capital to Fort Myers have been launched.

United Airlines has announced a new, twice-daily, year-round service. It will run between Washington Dulles, Washington D.C. and Southwest Florida International Airport from Tuesday 29 October.

Ankit Gupta, United Airlines Vice President of┬áDomestic Network Planning, says, “These new routes offer our customers many more opportunities to conveniently travel year-round between Florida and our Washington hub. Our schedule offers customers from Fort Myers easy connections to more than 130 flights across the United States and 11 European destinations with one stop.”

Together, United Airlines and United Express operate approximately 4,900 flights a day to 355 airports in five continents. In 2018, United and United Express operated more than 1.7 million flights carrying more than 158 million customers.

United is also a founding member of Star Alliance, which provides service to 193 countries via 28 member airlines.