The newest nonstop flight between Denver Worldwide Airport and a European hub was launched Thursday.
United Airways will perform a year-round flight to Frankfurt, Germany, beginning May 2 of subsequent 12 months. United joins Lufthansa in providing nonstop service to the German metropolis from DIA. Frankfurt will rank as Denver’s third-largest market in Europe, consistent with a info launch from DIA.
With the model new flight, Denver may have 50 weekly nonstop routes to Europe within the summertime of 2019, a 13 % enhance over the summer season season of 2018.
“We’re appreciative to have such a terrific partnership with United Airways and that they proceed to develop and put cash into Denver with the addition of this new transatlantic service subsequent summer season season,” DIA’s CEO Kim Day acknowledged throughout the launch.
Demand for journey between Europe and Denver grew by 20 % so far 12 months, better than double the U.S. frequent, Day acknowledged.
The model new United flight will probably be served by a Boeing 787-Eight with 219 seats, the equivalent aircraft that United flies to Tokyo and London.
DIA, the fifth busiest throughout the U.S., is served by 24 airways, along with 11 foreign-flag carriers. These airways current service to 26 worldwide places in 12 worldwide places, and 184 house places in 46 states. That’s a whole of 210 nonstop places.