Friday, 25 May 2018

United Airlines launches seasonal Edinburgh-Washington connection

United Airlines has inaugurated its nonstop seasonal service between Edinburgh and its Washington Dulles International Airport hub.

Marking this special occasion, customers, guests, United employees and crew joined Bob Schumacher, United managing director, sales, UK & Ireland, Gordon Dewar, chief executive of Edinburgh Airport and Keith Brown, Scottish government cabinet secretary for economy, jobs and fair work for a special gate celebration.

The event included a Scottish piper welcoming the first passengers from the United States and a spectacular water cannon salute as United flight 147 departed Edinburgh for Washington.

Click here to visit the Lonely Planet shop.

Click here to find the best hotels

Sponsored link

Join the Raven brothers on four epic overland adventures across the USA, Russia, Black Sea and South America!


Available in paperback & digital

Driving the Trans-Siberian 
The Ultimate Road Trip Across Russia

An Adventure Through the Caucasus

A South America Adventure

Freedom on the American Highway