Starting June 8, United will offer two daily flights from Bush Intercontinental Airport to Springfield-Branson National Airport in Springfield, Mo.
The airport now has flights to Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Charlotte, Denver, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Orlando, Phoenix, Tampa/St. Petersburg, and seasonally to Punta Gorda/Ft.
United said the service will operate on a daily, year-round basis, except for certain dates in January and February. The route is seasonal to accommodate the busy summer traffic and is planned to end September 5.
"I believe that the market is starving for more flights, so I think it's going to be okay", Matthes says.
Mosul airport captured by Iraqi forces
Iraqi forces are engaged in an operation to liberate Mosul, which is the last stronghold of Daesh in the Arab country. James Browning told the AP in an interview, regarding his relationship with his Iraqi colleagues.
United Airlines is the world's largest airline in terms of cities served, with flights to 360 cities on five continents, the company said.
The Airport offers daily direct flights on Alaska Airlines to Seattle, Portland, Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Diego, twice a week flights on Allegiant Air to Las Vegas, and nonstop daily flights to Phoenix Sky Harbor on American Airlines.
CAA board chairman Charles R. Gray said the service will utilize an Airbus 319 with a 128-seat configuration. Pacific Time. The inbound flight will depart SFO at 10:30 p.m.
Tickets are on sale now.