United Airlines is once again removing flights to China from its upcoming schedule. Per Cirium data, the airline removed 161 flights from its list of scheduled flights in March. This includes flights from New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Washington DC to Beijing, Shanghai, and Chengdu.
United Airlines has changed seven different operations, each with 23 flights removed from its schedule. The only unaffected services were connecting San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport (CTU), which only has one scheduled service, and San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK), which operates as a daily service and carries over 10,000 passengers monthly.
Two of the affected routes originate from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), with 23 flights removed to Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) and Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG). This is a total loss of just over 6,000 passengers on each route. United Airlines kept two services each on the schedule for March, with just 500 passengers on each route.
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