United to Return to Hong Kong in March

United Airlines will resume direct Hong Kong – San Francisco services from March 6, 2023, its first since the pandemic began in 2020. 

United Airlines will resume its daily nonstop service eastbound from Hong Kong (HKG) to San Francisco (SFO) beginning March 6, 2023. The first westbound flight from SFO to HKG will depart on March 3, 2023.

Flight UA862 will leave Hong Kong International Airport at 12:20 p.m. daily and will arrive in San Francisco International Airport at 8:45 a.m. the same day. The return flight, UA877, will depart San Francisco at 10:40 p.m. daily and will arrive in Hong Kong at 6:00 a.m. two days later. All flights will utilize the B777-300ER aircraft offering 60 seats in the United Polaris business cabin, 24 seats in the United Premium Plus cabin, and 266 seats in the United Economy cabin.

“We’re thrilled to be able to return to Hong Kong after nearly three years enabling us to provide our Hong Kong customers with our convenient daily nonstop service to San Francisco again,” says Walter Dias, United’s regional director of sales for Greater China, Korea and Southeast Asia. “Our early-morning San Francisco arrival time and late-evening San Francisco departure time will offer more than 70 one-stop destinations in the mainland U.S., Canada and Latin America via our hub in San Francisco. We have nearly 40 years of long history in the Hong Kong market and our commitment to the market remains unchanged.”

San Francisco is United’s largest hub airport 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

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