UNITED is switching planned First International service for its Boeing 787-9 aircraft, based on weekend of 27SEP14 schedule update. The 787-9 aircraft is now scheduled to operate one-off Houston – London Heathrow route, departing Houston on 16OCT14, London on 17OCT14.
UA004 IAH2100 – 1205+1LHR 789
UA005 LHR1335 – 1745IAH 789
With this service changes, UNITED’s planned one-off San Francisco – Chengdu will be UNITED’s 2nd Boeing 787-9 International route, on one-off basis on 20OCT14.