April 26, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today launched daily nonstop service from
to Paris, connecting Bay Area travelers to the City of Light and strengthening the airline's largest West Coast hub.
"We are excited to offer customers new service between two of the world's most culturally and economically diverse cities," said
, United's vice president of sales – Americas. "Our customers tell us that they value convenient, nonstop service to top business and leisure destinations throughout the globe, and the launch of today's flight reflects our commitment to meeting our customers' needs."
"We are thrilled about United's new nonstop service between
and Paris," said Joe D'Allesandro, president and CEO of the San Francisco Travel Association. "
is one of
's most important and fastest growing international markets, and this new service will increase our competitiveness and give potential visitors a new option to visit
San Francisco to Paris Service
Flight 990 departs
and arrives at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport at
the next day. For the return, flight 991 departs Paris at
and arrives in
the same day. (All times are local.)
United operates this new service with Boeing 767-300 aircraft, which offer 30 flat-bed seats in United BusinessFirst, 49 seats in United Economy Plus and 135 seats in United Economy. The BusinessFirst cabin includes 15.4-inch touchscreen monitors for personal on-demand entertainment, electrical and USB outlets, iPod jacks and five-course meals with fine wines. Seats in Economy Plus offer customers more legroom to stretch out and relax. Each seat in United Economy features a 9-inch touchscreen with personal on-demand entertainment, and all rows include access to electrical outlets.