United Airlines plans direct flights between Guyana and Houston from April 2024

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United Airlines Inc. revealed its intention to commence direct flights between Guyana and Houston starting in April 2024, though the initiation of this service remains contingent upon approvals from the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA).

Dr. Ashni Singh, the Finance Minister, shared the carrier’s announcement. 

As per the carrier’s statement, United aims to pioneer non-stop service between Houston and Georgetown, Guyana, operating four times a week using a Boeing 737-MAX 8 aircraft, scheduled to begin on April 1.

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The introduction of this route marks a significant milestone for United Airlines, providing travelers with increased accessibility. The statement highlighted the significance of this route by mentioning Houston’s connectivity to over 160 destinations, including more than 85 destinations not served non-stop by other carriers. 

These destinations range from Brazil, Australia, and Argentina to Chile, Colombia, Panama, Peru, and more.

United Airlines, Inc., headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, stands as a major American airline, operating an extensive domestic and international network that spans cities across the United States and all six inhabited continents. The airline’s commitment to expanding its services underscores its position as a prominent player in the global aviation industry.

The timing of this expansion aligns with Guyana’s booming oil and gas sector, drawing heightened interest from multiple airlines. Notably, Houston, Texas, hosts numerous oil and gas companies and service providers. With the introduction of the new route, it promises improved connectivity and potentially streamlines operations for these entities.

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