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United Airlines To Expand Hamburg - Newark Service

US-Carrier to user large aircraft on scheduled services to Newark/NJ in October. Narrowbody to be replaced by Boeing 767-300, offering more space for passengers and cargo

From narrowbody to widebody: United Airlines will be operating a larger aircraft on its Hamburg – Newark/NJ service. By switching to a Boeing 767-300, United with be able to also carry cargo by autumn. The US carrier is currently servicing the route with a Boeing 757-200.

More Comfort For Business And Leisure Travellers

United’s newest configuration of the 767-30 features six Global First Class Suites, 26 BusinessFirst flat bed seats, 71 Economy Plus seats, and 80 Economy seats, and thus twice as many premium seats than in the narrowbody operated today on the service. In addition, the new aircraft to be introduced in autumn, will be offering more leg room, a wider aisle space, and an improved IFE programme.

Growing Number Of Tourists From The US

According to Hamburg Airport, 116,000 passengers travelled from Hamburg to Newark/NJ, with the majority using United’s non-stop service. With 88,000 guests, the US-American guests currently account for the fifth largest group of visitors to Hamburg. The new transport options offered by the new aircraft are mainly of interest to Hamwburg-based companies. To be opened in 2016, the Hamburg Airport Cargo Center will also be handling cargo destined for Newark. Newark/NJ is a popular hub for reaching New York City.

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