CHICAGO, 31 May 2021: United Airlines applauds Spain
following its decision to reopen travel to vaccinated visitors starting 7 June.
The announcement comes following the European Union
Council’s formal recommendation that EU member states can reopen to fully
United is planning the resumption of 30 daily flights to 16
destinations in Europe this summer, including service between New York/Newark
and Barcelona and Madrid.
United is also making travelling to and from these countries
easier through its Travel-Ready Centre, which allows customers to view Covid-19
entry requirements, find, schedule and receive uploaded test results from local
providers and upload any required testing and vaccination records for domestic
and international travel, all in one place. United is the first and only US
airline to integrate all these features into its mobile app and website.
United also recently announced a new collaboration with
Abbott and became the first US carrier to set up an easy way for international
travellers to bring a CDC-approved test with them, self-administer while
abroad, and return home through an innovative collaboration with Abbott.
This summer, United is expanding its service to Europe,
including recently announced new routes to Dubrovnik, Croatia, Reykjavik,
Iceland and Athens, Greece as well as adding more flights into Frankfurt,
Munich and Brussels that provide broad connectivity throughout the region.
United is increasing flights across Europe and will operate the following routes
to European countries which have recently announced plans to welcome tourists
who meet the destination requirements:
United will increase flights between New York/Newark and
Milan to daily in July
United’s flights from New York/Newark and Rome and Milan are
part of Italy’s Covid-tested flights’ programme – customers travelling on these
flights can avoid self-isolation by presenting a negative PCR or rapid antigen
test result, performed no more than 48 hours prior to departure and a negative antigen
test on arrival.
United will resume five weekly services between New
York/Newark and Barcelona and six weekly services between New York/Newark and
Madrid starting this July.
All of these flights are available for purchase on united.com, and to see the full list of reopened countries where United is flying, visit united.com/reopen. Customers should review local country requirements before they travel.
(Source: News United Airlines)