The Cayman Islands Department of Tourism announced Monday that United Airlines will further support its accessibility to Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands with new and expanded seasonal services out of Chicago and Washington D.C., two key U.S. markets for the destination.
The inaugural route will commence on December 19 and feature nonstop service from O’Hare International Airport (ORD) to Owen Roberts International Airport (GCM). The Saturday-only service will continue through April 30, 2016 providing a convenient winter escape for discerning travelers in the Chicago area.
Utilizing a Boeing 737-800 aircraft, flight UA1911 will depart ORD at 10:40 a.m. and arrive to Grand Cayman at 3:40 p.m. The return flight, UA1912 will leave GCM at 12:39 p.m. and arrive to Chicago at 3:44 p.m.
This winter, United Airlines will also begin flying four times a week from Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) to GCM. The expanded service will kick-off on December 19 and continue through May 4, 2016. Flights on Monday, Wednesday and Sunday will depart IAD at 12:20 p.m. and arrive to Grand Cayman at 3:49 p.m., while Saturday flights will depart at 8:15 a.m. and arrive to the destination at 11:44 a.m.
All return flights will leave GCM at 4:44 p.m. and arrive to Washington D.C. at 8:03 p.m. Additionally, the new flight routes will provide an opportunity for Chicago customers to connect in Washington D.C., allowing even greater flexibility.