United Announces Service Expansion from San Francisco

A United Airlines Boeing 737-800. The airline is halting flights to Venezuela after July 1st, marking another blow for Venezuela's civil aviation sector. Photo Credits: Max Trimm

Likely in retaliation towards large expansion from the Alaska Airlines in the Bay Area, United announced Monday an aggressive expansion plan from it’s primary west-coast hub, San Francisco. Whilst not including any new routes, United claims today’s announcements will add an extra 1,000 seats to an existing 18 markets from SFO. Eight routes will be increased in frequency, and ten routes will be increased from regional jet service to mainline service.

“Every day in San Francisco we proudly welcome more than 30,000 customers aboard United Airlines and today’s announcement demonstrates our commitment to being the Bay Area’s leading U.S. airline,” Mike Hanna, United’s Vice President of Operations at San Francisco International Airport said in a statement Monday morning.

Here are the routes upgraded or increased:

San Francisco (SFO) to Seattle/Tacoma (SEA) from 9x daily to 10x daily    from August 1st, 2017

Added flights:

UA1867 San Francisco 8:30 a.m. departure -> Seattle/Tacoma 10:45 a.m. arrival  A320

UA720 Seattle/Tacoma 11:55 a.m. departure -> San Francisco 2:14 p.m. arrival  A319

San Francisco (SFO) to Albuquerque (ABQ) from 1x daily to 2x daily     from August 15th, 2017

Added flight:

UA5648 San Francisco 6:15 p.m. departure -> Albuquerque 9:47 p.m. arrival  E175

UA5812 Albuquerque 7:30 p.m. departure -> San Francisco 9:05 p.m. arrival  E175

San Francisco (SFO) to Baltimore (BWI) from 1x daily to 2x daily     from August 15th, 2017

Added flight:

UA2063 San Francisco 9:45 a.m. departure -> Baltimore/Washington 6:00 p.m. arrival  A319

UA2059 Baltimore/Washington 6:55 p.m. departure -> San Francisco 9:40 p.m. arrival  A319

San Francisco (SFO) to Indianapolis (IND) from 1x daily to 2x daily     from August 15th, 2017

Added flight:

UA317 San Francisco 10:50 a.m. departure -> Indianapolis 6:09 p.m. arrival  A319

UA2065 Indianapolis 7:10 p.m. departure -> San Francisco 8:57 p.m. arrival  A319

San Francisco (SFO) to Kansas City (MCI) from 2x daily to 3x daily     from August 15th, 2017

Added flight:

UA5256 San Francisco 9:10 a.m. departure -> Kansas City 2:53 p.m. arrival  E175

UA5255 Kansas City 3:29 p.m. departure -> San Francisco 5:27 p.m. arrival  E175

San Francisco (SFO) to Nashville (BNA) from 1x daily to 2x daily     from August 15th, 2017

Added flight:

UA2060 San Francisco 11:00 p.m. departure -> Nashville 5:29 a.m. arrival  A319

UA15 Nashville 9:00 a.m. departure -> San Francisco 11:50 a.m. arrival  A319

San Francisco (SFO) to Philadelphia (PHL) from 2x daily to 3x daily     from August 15th, 2017

Added flight:

UA2064 San Francisco 9:00 a.m. departure -> Philadelphia 5:20 p.m. arrival  A319

UA2057 Philadelphia 8:35 a.m. departure -> San Francisco 11:35 a.m. arrival  A319

San Francisco (SFO) to Portland (PDX) from 8x daily to 9x daily     from August 15th, 2017

Added flight:

UA2055 San Francisco 12:30 p.m. departure -> Portland 2:17 p.m. arrival  A319

UA2054 Portland 3:09 p.m. departure -> San Francisco 4:55 p.m. arrival  A319

 

Aircraft upgrades from San Francisco (SFO) to 10 cities on the following flights:

San Francisco (SFO) to Burbank (BUR) from CRJ7/E175 to B738 on 2 of 6 daily flights

Upgraded flights:

UA1589 San Francisco 10:15 a.m. departure -> Burbank 11:26 a.m. arrival  B738

UA1572 San Francisco 8:30 p.m. departure -> Burbank 9:39 p.m. arrival  B738

UA1172 Burbank 7:00 a.m. departure -> San Francisco 8:24 a.m. arrival  B738

UA760 Burbank 12:25 p.m. departure -> San Francisco 1:38 p.m. arrival  B738

San Francisco (SFO) to Calgary (YYC) from E175 to A319 on 1 of 2 daily flights

Upgraded flights:

UA611 San Francisco 2:45 p.m. departure -> Calgary 6:35 p.m. arrival  A319

UA1704 Calgary 7:20 p.m. departure -> San Francisco 9:15 p.m. arrival  A319

San Francisco (SFO) to Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) from E175 to A320 on 2 of 4 daily flights

Upgraded flights:

UA1833 San Francisco 9:25 a.m. departure -> Dallas/Fort Worth 2:58 p.m. arrival  A320

UA708 San Francisco 1:05 p.m. departure -> Dallas/Fort Worth 6:40 p.m. arrival  A320

UA1010 Dallas/Fort Worth 7:55 a.m. departure -> San Francisco 10:03 a.m. arrival  A320

UA1712 Dallas/Fort Worth 7:35 p.m. departure -> San Francisco 9:32 p.m. arrival  A320

San Francisco (SFO) to Kansas City (MCI) from E175 to A320 on 1 of 3 daily flights

Upgraded flights:

UA810 San Francisco 5:55 p.m. departure -> Kansas City 11:14 p.m. arrival  A320

UA490 Kansas City 6:15 a.m. departure -> San Francisco 8:10 a.m. arrival  A320

San Francisco (SFO) to Minneapolis (MSP) from E175 to A319 on 3 of 3 daily flights

Upgraded flights:

UA1648 San Francisco 9:00 a.m. departure -> Minneapolis 2:43 p.m. arrival  A319

UA662 San Francisco 10:40 a.m. departure -> Minneapolis 4:23 p.m. arrival  A319

UA2044 San Francisco 6:05 p.m. departure -> Minneapolis 11:48 p.m. arrival  A319

UA1999 Minneapolis 6:30 a.m. departure -> San Francisco 8:30 a.m. arrival  A319

UA1678 Minneapolis 3:30 p.m. departure -> San Francisco 5:30 p.m. arrival  A319

UA372 Minneapolis 5:15 p.m. departure -> San Francisco 7:15 p.m. arrival  A319

San Francisco (SFO) to Palm Springs (PSP) from CRJ7 to B738 on 2 of 4 daily flights

Upgraded flights:

UA2077 San Francisco 12:50 p.m. departure -> Palm Springs 2:25 p.m. arrival  B738

UA1689 San Francisco 10:30 p.m. departure -> Palm Springs 12:02 a.m. arrival  B738

UA1622 Palm Springs 7:10 a.m. departure -> San Francisco 8:48 a.m. arrival  B738

UA1632 Palm Springs 3:20 p.m. departure -> San Francisco 4:56 p.m. arrival  B738

San Francisco (SFO) to Santa Barbara (SBA) from CRJ7/E175 to B739 on 1 of 7 daily flights

Upgraded flights:

UA2398 San Francisco 10:50 p.m. departure -> Santa Barbara 12:16 a.m. arrival  B739

UA2397 Santa Barbara 6:00 a.m. departure -> San Francisco 7:26 a.m. arrival  B739

San Francisco (SFO) to Bozeman (BZN) from E175 to A319 on 1 of 1 daily flights

Upgraded flights:

UA1058 San Francisco 9:45 a.m. departure -> Bozeman 1:04 p.m. arrival  A319

UA1793 Bozeman 1:45 p.m. departure -> San Francisco 3:24 p.m. arrival  A319

San Francisco (SFO) to Sacramento (SMF) from CRJ2 to B73G on 1 of 5 daily flights

Upgraded flights:

UA2081 San Francisco 10:30 p.m. departure -> Sacramento 11:23 p.m. arrival  B73G

UA2086 Sacramento 6:00 a.m. departure -> San Francisco 7:00 a.m. arrival  B73G

San Francisco (SFO) to Fresno (FAT) from CRJ2 to B738 on 1 of 4 daily flights

Upgraded flights:

UA1667 San Francisco 10:39 p.m. departure -> Fresno 11:43 p.m. arrival  B738

UA2052 Fresno 6:00 a.m. departure -> San Francisco 7:02 a.m. arrival  B738