Los Angeles - Singapore with United Airlines, from 27 October to 2017
From October 27 2017, under government approval, United Airlines will open the Los Angeles - Singapore route!
While Singapore Airlines is waiting for aircraft delivery Airbus A350-900 ULR to launch the longest flights in the world, United Airlines takes the decisive step and announces Los Angeles - Singapore.
Los Angeles - Singapore with United Airlines
The route will be inaugurated on 27 October 2017, under government approval. At launch, this will be the longest non-stop route. United Airlines has chosen Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft to operate the longest daily flights.
Los Angeles - Singapore flight schedule with United Airlines
UA37 Los Angeles 20: 55 - 06: 50 + 2 Singapore
UA38 Singapore 11: 00 - 10: 15 Los Angeles
The flight UA37 will last approximately 17 hours and 55 minutes. The return flight UA38 will last 15 hours and 15 minutes.
United Vice President Patrick Quayle said: "It will be the longest travel from the United States to any other destination in the world. It's really something remarkable. "
Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft will have a total of 252 seats: 48 seats in Business Class, 204 seats in Economy Class, including 88 Economy Plus. There will probably be some restrictions on the weight of the aircraft (less cargo or certain places will remain free).
The United Hub at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is a major gateway to Latin America, Europe, Asia, Australia.
Over the past two years, United has invested over 570 million dollars in its Los Angeles hub, providing increased passenger comfort.
From Los Angeles, the US company operates non-stop services daily to four Asia-Pacific destinations, including Melbourne (MEL), Tokyo / Narita (NRT), Shanghai (PVG) and Sydney (SYD).