United S18 Long-Haul changes as of 15DEC17

United Airlines during the weekend of 15DEC17’s schedule update filed additional changes to its planned summer 2018 long-haul service, effective from 24MAR18.

This updated list also includes latest adjustment on booking availability of First Class cabin on 3-class Boeing 777-200ER aircraft. Previously, majority of routes operated by the 3-class aircraft was displaying First Class cabin not available for booking from 01MAY18. Effective date listed below is based on US departure.

Chicago O’Hare – Beijing
First Class on 777 is available to book until 31AUG18
Chicago O’Hare – Brussels eff 05SEP18 767-300ER replaces 777-200ER, 1 daily (First Class on 777 is available to book until 04SEP18)
Chicago O’Hare – Frankfurt First Class on 777 is available to book until 30AUG18
Chicago O’Hare – Hong Kong First Class on 777 is available to book until 31AUG18
Chicago O’Hare – Munich First Class on 777 is available to book until 30AUG18
Chicago O’Hare – Paris CDG 23MAY18 – 31JUL18 777-200ER replaces 767-300ER. First Class not available for booking
Chicago O’Hare – Sao Paulo Guarulhos First Class on 777 is available to book until 31AUG18
Chicago O’Hare – Shanghai Pu Dong First Class on 777 is available to book until 31AUG18
Chicago O’Hare – Tokyo Narita First Class on 777 is available to book until 31AUG18
Newark – Amsterdam
767-300ER replaced by following, 1 daily:
09APR18 – 31JUL18 767-400ER
01AUG18 – 03OCT18 757

Newark – Brussels 24MAR18 – 03MAY18 777-200ER replaces 767-300ER, 1 daily (777 operates entire summer season)
Newark – Frankfurt eff 05SEP18 767-400ER replaces 777-200ER (First Class on 777 available to book until 29APR18)
Newark – London Heathrow eff 24MAR18 5 daily service operated by a mix of 767-300ER/-400ER
Newark – Milan Malpensa 23MAY18 – 31JUL18 777-200ER replaces 767-400ER, 1 daily
Newark – Rome eff 01AUG18 767-300ER replaces -400ER, 1 daily
Newark – Sao Paulo Guarulhos
First Class on 777 remains available to book until 30APR18
Newark – Tokyo Narita eff 01AUG18 777-300ER continues operating 1 daily, replacing previously filed -200ER
San Francisco – Chengdu Operational schedule changes from SFO, moving to midnight hours. Seasonal 4th weekly service, previously scheduled from 23MAY18 to 03SEP18, is cancelled.
UA009 SFO0050 – 0555+1CTU 788 247
UA008 CTU0950 – 0810SFO 788 135

787-8 operates this route entire summer season. Previously 787-9 scheduled to operate 26MAR18 – 02MAY18

San Francisco – Frankfurt First Class on Seasonal 2nd daily UA926/059 service is available to book until 29APR18
San Francisco – London Heathrow First Class on 777 is available to book until 29APR18
San Francisco – Paris CDG 787-9 replaced by following aircraft:
25MAR18 – 22APR18 787-8
23APR18 – 27OCT18 777-200ER (First Class available to book until 27OCT18)

San Francisco – Taipei Taoyuan eff 25MAR18 777-300ER continues operating 1 daily, instead of 777-200ER (25MAR18 – 03MAY18) and 787-9 (04MAY18 – 27OCT18)
Washington Dulles – Brussels First Class on 777 is available to book until 29APR18
Washington Dulles – Frankfurt First Class on 777 is available to book until 29APR18
Washington Dulles – London Heathrow
UA924/919 Operational aircraft changes:
24MAR18 – 06JUN18 787-8 replaces 787-9
07JUN18 – 27OCT18 767-300ER replaces 787-8

UA918/925 First Class on 777 is available to book until 29APR18

Washington Dulles – Munich 767-300ER replaced by following aircraft:
24MAR18 – 22MAY18 777-200ER (First Class available to book)
23MAY18 – 04SEP18 787-9
05SEP18 – 27OCT18 777-200ER (First Class available to book until 06SEP18)

Washington Dulles – Paris CDG 787-9 replaced by following aircraft:
03APR18 – 22APR18 787-8
23APR18 – 27OCT18 777-200ER

Washington Dulles – Tokyo Narita First Class remains available to book until 30APR18
Washington Dulles – Sao Paulo Guarulhos eff 24MAR18 767-300ER replaces 787-8, 1 daily
Washington Dulles – Zurich eff 23APR18 787-8 replaces 767-300ER, 1 daily (Previous plan: eff 24MAR18)

Previously reported changes:
Chicago O’Hare – Shannon 23MAY18 – 04SEP18 Seasonal 1 daily service cancelled
Denver – London Heathrow
24MAR18 – 26OCT18 Service resumption since Oct 2010, 1 daily 787-8
Newark – Barcelona eff 23APR18 High-Density 2-class 777-200 replaces 767-400ER
Newark – Dublin eff 10MAR18 High-Density 2-class 777-200 replaces Low-Density 2-class
Newark – Madrid eff 23MAY18 High-Density 2-class 777-200 replaces 767-300ER
Newark – Porto 04MAY18 – 03OCT18 NEW 1 daily 757 service
Newark – Reykjavik Keflavik 23MAY18 – 03OCT18 NEW 1 daily 757 service
San Francisco – Munich eff 04MAY18 787-9 operating in S18, replacing -8, 1 daily
San Francisco – Xi’An Seasonal service cancelled, previously scheduled 3 weekly 787-8 06MAY18 – 04SEP18
San Francisco – Zurich 07JUN18 – 26OCT18 NEW 1 daily 787-8 service
Washington Dulles – Edinburgh 23MAY18 – 03OCT18 NEW 1 daily 757 service