UNITED Airlines is to cease its transatlantic flight from Shannon Airport to Chicago’s O’Hare, it has been confirmed.
The airline, which recently announced the suspension of its service from the airport to Newark, will cease the Chicago service in 2018 despite Shannon’s “best efforts” to convince it otherwise.
The seasonal summer service was launched in 2013, running – at least initially – a five times weekly non-stop route from Shannon to O’Hare.
Shannon managing director Andrew Murphy said the airport was “disappointed by United’s decision to cease its seasonal Shannon-Chicago service next year despite our best efforts and those of Tourism Ireland to reach an agreement with the airline.
“United is and remains a core and valued customer. We remain very committed to working with them and our other airline partners to continue to provide services and access to key markets. Finding a replacement carrier for the Chicago service will be a priority as will maximising the potential for Shannon in the coming years,” he added…Fuente: http://www.limerickleader.ie/news/home/274369/united-airlines-to-cease-transatlantic-service-from-shannon-airport.html