United Airlines to Launch Flight Between San Francisco and Singapore

united airlinesUnited Airlines has announced that it will introduce daily nonstop flights between its San Francisco International Airport hub and Singapore's Changi Airport, effective June 1, 2016 (westbound), subject to government approval. United said it will be the first airline to offer nonstop service between San Francisco and Singapore, and this will be the only nonstop service to the U.S. from Singapore.  

United will use the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner to operate the service. Measured by distance, the San Francisco - Singapore service will be the longest scheduled 787 flight operated by any airline and the longest scheduled flight operated by any U.S. carrier, at 8,446 miles, the airline said.

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