United announces E75 routes


As United prepares to introduce their new Embraer E75 planes into service the first routes have been announced. The planes will operate from the O’Hare hub to both Washington, DC (DCA) and Boston (BOS) starting in May 2014.

United’s New E75s enter service on May 17, 2014

The two routes are currently served by a mix of mainline and regional aircraft. The DCA service will operate in the afternoon from ORD and will be replacing a 737-800 which currently operates at roughly the same time on that route.

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The Boston turn will run in the mornings; That flight is also a 738 on the schedule prior to the E75s entering service.

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The cabin layout on the new E75s offers a solid mix of premium seating for passengers. There are 12 seats in first class and another 16 in the Economy Plus section. And the 48 seats of regular economy class pitch, too. Still, that’s a decent ratio of seats and should offer up decent odds for upgrades given the lower overall capacity on board.

New Embraer E75 routes as announced by United
Map generated by the Great Circle Mapper - copyright © Karl L. Swartz.

Expect more frequencies and routes to start cropping up with the E75s on the timetable, but for now these are the first two.

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Seth Miller

I'm Seth, also known as the Wandering Aramean. I was bit by the travel bug 30 years ago and there's no sign of a cure. I fly ~200,000 miles annually; these are my stories. You can connect with me on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and .

One Comment

  1. I really wish I could get a flight from BOS to either DCA or BWI on UA. Now that US is leaving its really tough or really expensive.

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