United Airlines increased the Incheon of Korea - San Francisco service to 12 flights weekly on April 24

Published : Thursday, April 27, 2023, 3:40 pm
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United Airlines (UAL), increased frequency on the Incheon (ICN)–San Francisco (SFO) route from seven flights weekly to 12 flights weekly on April 24. Furthermore, the airline will expand the service to 14 flights weekly, effective June 2. The newly expanded service will provide travelers in Korea with more connecting options to more locations in the mainland U.S., Canada, and Latin America.

Walter Dias, regional director of Greater China, Korea, and Southeast Asia Sales, said, “The newly-expanded Incheon-San Francisco service offers easy and smooth connections to about 70 destinations in the mainland U.S., Canada and Latin America including popular cities such as Cancun, Chicago, Mexico City, New York, and Washington D.C. via our hub in San Francisco.” He added, “As a part of United Next, we took a unique strategy during the pandemic and decided to retain all widebody fleet and keep pilots in place to make sure we can quickly bounce back when the pandemic ends. As a result, United has already exceeded pre-pandemic flight operations in the Korea market.”

▲ Walter Dias, Regional Director of Greater China, Korea, and Southeast Asia Sales

▲ BJ Park, General Sales Manager of Korea

▲ Koji Nagata, Director of Corporate Communications - Asia/Pacific

■ United’s New Incheon-San Francisco Service

The new flight UA806 will leave ICN every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 11:35 a.m. and will arrive in SFO at 6:15 a.m. the same day. The return flight, UA805, will depart SFO every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 11:45 p.m. and will arrive in ICN at 4:20 a.m. two days later.

All flights will utilize the B777-200ER aircraft offering 50 seats in the United Polaris business cabin, 24 seats in the United Premium Plus cabin, and 202 seats in the United Economy cabin.

■ United’s San Francisco Hub

San Francisco is United’s largest hub on the U.S. West Coast and a gateway to Asia-Pacific. United operates more than 200 daily departures from San Francisco International Airport, taking customers to more than 100 destinations around the globe, including the most international service with flights to 26 different international cities.

The hub currently offers direct flights to more than 10 Asia-Pacific destinations including Auckland (New Zealand), Brisbane, Haneda/Tokyo, Incheon/Seoul, Melbourne, Narita/Tokyo, Papeete/Tahiti, Singapore, Shanghai, Sydney, and Taipei.

■ About United

United's shared purpose is "Connecting People. Uniting the World." From our U.S. hubs in Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, New York/Newark, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C., United operates the most comprehensive global route network among North American carriers. United is bringing back our customers' favorite destinations and adding new ones on its way to becoming the world's best airline. For more about how to join the United team, please visit and more information about the company is at United Airlines Holdings, Inc., the parent company of United Airlines, Inc., is traded on the Nasdaq under the symbol "UAL".

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