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British Airways and United resume flights to Santiago,Chile

Starting this month, United Airlines and British Airways have announced new flights to Santiago, Chile.

Photo: British Airways

United airlines flights from George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) to Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport (SCL) will depart on Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday.

  • Houston-Santiago
  • Departure time- 20:35
  • Arrival time- 8:25 (the next day)
  • Flight time- 8 hours and 50 minutes
  • Flight number- UA847
  • Aircraft- Boeing B787-9

United Airlines Boeing 787-9s feature 48 United Polaris Business Class seats, 88 United economy plus seats, and 116 United economy class seats.

  • Santiago-Houston
  • Departure time- 23:00
  • Arrival time- 5:10 (the next day)
  • Flight time- 9 hours and 10 minutes
  • Flight number- UA846
  • Aircraft- Boeing B787-9

Flights from London Heathrow on British Airways depart on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Mondays.

  • London Heathrow-Santiago
  • Departure time- 22:15
  • Arrival time- 10:00(the next day)
  • Flight time- 14 hours and 45 minutes
  • Flight number- BA251
  • Aircraft- Boeing B787
  • Santiago-London Heathrow
  • Departure time- 13:00
  • Arrival time- 6:15 (the next day)
  • Flight time- 14 hours and 15 minutes
  • Flight number- BA250
  • Aircraft- Boeing B787

British Airways first offers eight open suites while club world offers 42 flatbed seats. World traveler plus comprises 39 recliner seats with a pitch of 38 inches, while world traveler offers 127 standard economy class seats with a pitch of 31 inches.

What do you think of British Airways’ and United’s new flights to Santiago? Let me know in the comments section below.

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