Want a chance to check out United new 787s but not planning a trip overseas? You can sample the 787 on domestic hub routes beginning in November. From United’s press release:
United Airlines today announced plans to fly its new Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft on domestic routes starting in November as it prepares to begin previously-announced international service in December and January.
United will phase in scheduled 787 service between Houston and each of its other domestic hubs beginning Nov, 4, 2012 as shown below. This schedule allows United’s 787s to operate more than 470 flight segments in the U.S. in the last two months of 2012 in addition to international flights beginning in early December:
Note: Timing may vary slightly depending on day of the week. Schedules are subject to change.
The 787 aircraft will display for sale for these domestic routes on united.com and other distribution channels beginning Sept. 1. In October, United will announce plans for the official first commercial 787 flights, which are expected to occur prior to Nov. 4 but only after proving/validation flights and training are complete.
Interested in flying the 787 on the first international routes? Check out this post for complete details.