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United Increases Flights and Seats to College Football Towns

Aug. 29, 2018
Travel, Vacations & Trip Planning
United Increases Flights and Seats to College Football Towns
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With a timely focus on college football, United Airlines is adding 204,000 seats to planes flying to college football destinations from September to November. The increase averages 2,200 more daily seats than they had for the same months last year.

Here’s what you need to know:

Which college towns will see an increase in flights: College Station, Texas; Columbia, South Carolina; Columbus, Ohio; Detroit, Michigan; Greenville, South Carolina; Knoxville, Tennessee; Madison, Wisconsin; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Omaha, Nebraska; South Bend, Indiana; and State College, Pennsylvania.

Which towns will see larger planes with more seats: Austin, Texas; Birmingham, Alabama; Boise, Idaho; Fayetteville, Arkansas; Lansing, Michigan; and Tucson, Arizona.

Where will flights originate: The flights are being added to United hubs in Chicago, Denver, Houston, New York / Newark and Washington, D.C.

Book fast if using frequent flyer miles. While it may seem like more flights equals more frequent flyer mileage space, these flights are being added because they are in high-demand markets. Book now to secure your seat, and get your football tickets before they sell out, too.

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