United Airlines Announces New Summer Flights Between Chicago and Rome


United Airlines will launch new nonstop flights between its Chicago hub at O’Hare International Airport and Rome on May 16, 2015, subject to government approval. The summer-season service will operate five-times-weekly through June 3, daily from June 4 to Aug. 17, and six-times-weekly from Aug. 18 through Sept. 23, 2015.

Flight 970 will depart Chicago at 6:00 p.m., arriving at Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci -Fiumicino Airport at 10:30 a.m. the following day (all times local). On the return, flight 971 will depart Rome at 12:45 p.m., arriving in Chicago at 4:20 p.m. the same day.

United will operate the flights using Boeing 777 aircraft with a total of 269 seats.

In addition to the new flights to Italy, United will operate previously announced new summer-season service between Chicago and Dublin in 2015.

Source = United Airlines
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