United Announces Nonstop Service Between LA and Singapore

United Airlines will introduce daily nonstop flights between its Los Angeles International Airport hub and Singapore’s Changi Airport on 27 October.


The longest scheduled nonstop flight to or from the US, the flight between LA and Singapore will set the new distance record for any airline operating a flight to or from the US at 8,700 miles.


United’s existing service between San Francisco and Singapore started a year ago and holds the current record for the longest scheduled 787 flight operated by any airline and is currently the longest scheduled flight operated by any U.S. carrier, at 8,446 miles. The airline will operate both routes with Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft.


Flight UA 37 will depart LA at 8.55pm daily, arriving in Singapore at 6.50amtwo days later. The return flight, UA 38, will depart Singapore’s Changi Airport at 11am daily, arriving at Los Angeles International Airport at 10.15am the same day. Flying times will be approximately 17 hours, 55 minutes westbound and 15 hours, 15 minutes eastbound.


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