United opens ticket sales for Cape Town-New York


Ticket sales for United Airlines’ flight between Cape Town and New York/Newark have opened.

The first flight will take off on 16 December. Thereafter it will operate three times a week.

Tickets can be purchased on the airline’s website – united.com.

United’s service between Cape Town and New York/Newark will be operated with a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner featuring 48 seats in United Polaris business class, 88 seats in United Economy Plus and 116 seats in United Economy.

Flight # Frequency From To Depart Arrive
UA 1123 Mon/Thu/Sat Cape Town New York/Newark 20h50 05h45 +1
UA 1122 Wed/Fri/Sun New York/Newark Cape Town 20h30. 18h00. +1

United’s service from Cape Town marks the company’s 22nd new international route.