United announced Domestic 787 Dreamliner routes!

Yes, this news made my day! United will receive five Boeing 787 Dreamliners this year. They have just announced temporary domestic routes on which they are going these planes till International service starts in January! What an opportunity to fly the new aircraft domestically. United will be hosting the aircraft in it’s Houston hub and will fly domestic routes to each of its hubs. Here are the routes and the dates they will operate for. Remember, these are temporary till the aircraft are placed in their final International routes.

Route

Flight times

Effective Date

End Date

Frequency

IAH-SFO-IAH

5:45 p.m. westbound

12:15 a.m. eastbound

Nov. 4, 2012

Dec. 2, 2012

5 x weekly

IAH-LAX-IAH

3:30 p.m. westbound
6:25 p.m. eastbound

Nov. 4, 2012

Dec. 3, 2012

6 x weekly

IAH-ORD-IAH

7:25 a.m. northbound

11:15 a.m. southbound

Nov. 4, 2012

Dec. 3, 2012

6 x weekly

IAH-EWR-IAH

8 a.m. northbound

3:30 p.m. southbound

Nov. 4, 2012

Jan. 3, 2013

Daily, except Nov. 18

IAH-CLE-IAH

7 a.m. northbound
4 p.m. southbound

Nov. 10, 2012

Nov. 10, 2012

One-day service

IAH-IAD-IAH

7 a.m. northbound
3:50 p.m. southbound

Nov. 17, 2012

Nov. 17, 2012

One-day service

IAH-SFO-IAH

5:45 p.m. westbound

12:15 a.m. eastbound

Dec. 3, 2012

Jan. 3, 2013

Daily

IAH-LAX-IAH

3:30 p.m. westbound
6:25 p.m. eastbound

Dec. 4, 2012

Jan. 3, 2013

Daily

IAH-DEN-IAH

7:20 a.m. westbound
10:15 a.m. eastbound

Dec. 5, 2012

Jan. 2, 2013

Daily

IAH-LAX-IAH

7:35 a.m. westbound
12:30 p.m. eastbound

Jan. 3, 2013

March 31, 2013

Daily

IAH-ORD-IAH

7:25 a.m. northbound

11:15 a.m. southbound

Jan. 4, 2013

March 29, 2013

Daily

IAH-DEN-IAH

9:15 a.m. westbound
2:15 p.m. eastbound

March 31, 2013

Open

Daily


More details can be found on United’s formal announcement.

The sales of tickets for these routes September 1st. I have to get on one of these flights! How does IAD – IAH – SFO – IAH – IAD sound? Will you be flying one of these aircraft on these routes? Leave a comment below.

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