United Airlines is offering travelers new opportunities to experience Rome when the carrier begins daily seasonal service between Chicago and the Italian capital on May 1, 2010. The once-daily flight will operate through the peak summer travel season, ending on August 31, 2010.
Service between Rome and Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, United’s largest hub, will offer new options for customers throughout the western U.S., Canada and the Midwest. United will continue to offer once-daily nonstop service between Rome and Washington Dulles, the airline’s principal gateway to Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Service between Chicago and Rome will be operated with Boeing 767 aircraft. Flights will depart Chicago at 6:35 p.m. and arrive in Rome at 10:40 a.m. the next day. Return flights leave Rome at 12:30 p.m. and land in Chicago at 4:05 p.m.