Posted January 08, 2018 in Press Releases
Green, OH:The Akron-Canton Airport (CAK) is excited to announce that United Airlines will begin new, nonstop service to Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), United’s premiere gateway to Latin America on June 8, 2018. The daily flight will reduce travel times to Texas’ largest city by over two hours versus currently available connecting flights.
“George Bush Intercontinental Houston Airport is not only a great way to connect the region with Houston, but IAH is an exceptional gateway to Latin America and beyond.” said airport President and CEO, Rick McQueen. “United Airlines’ new service to Houston speaks to their continued commitment to the region. We are thrilled that United is growing and adding key business destinations at the Akron-Canton Airport.”
DEPARTURE - 7:00 a.m.
ARRIVAL - 8:50 a.m.
DEPARTURE – 6:30 p.m.
ARRIVAL – 10:12 p.m.
“United has been a proud member of the Akron-Canton communities for nearly 70 years,” said Annette Zappala, United’s director of Sales. “This new flight between Akron-Canton and Houston will provide convenient connections for business and leisure customers traveling to the U.S. west coast and to several destinations in Latin America.”
Northeast Ohio’s connection with Houston – ranging from manufacturing to oil and gas – makes this route a key asset to continued business synergies. With just one-stop, travelers can also access popular destinations throughout the central and west ern US like Austin, San Antonio, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and San Diego as well as numerous points in Latin America including México City, Cancun and Costa Rica.
In addition to the new service, United also offers daily, nonstop flights from CAK to Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and New York/Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR). Flights can be booked on united.com, through a travel management company or through a favorite online booking website.
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United Airlines and United Express operate approximately 4,500 flights a day to 337 airports across five continents. In 2016, United and United Express operated more than 1.6 million flights carrying more than 143 million customers. United is proud to have the world's most comprehensive route network, including U.S. mainland hubs in Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, New York/Newark, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. United operates 743 mainline aircraft and the airline's United Express carriers operate 478 regional aircraft. The airline is a founding member of Star Alliance, which provides service to 190 countries via 28 member airlines. For more information, visit united.com, follow @United on Twitter or connect on Facebook. The common stock of United's parent, United Continental Holdings, Inc., is traded on the NYSE under the symbol "UAL".