United Airlines Nonstop Service Between Stockholm and New York
United Airlines announced last week that it will soon resume nonstop flights from Stockholm Arlanda Airport to its hub at New York/Newark from from May 14, 2022. The seasonal service will operate daily and will be the only direct service operated by a U.S. airline between Stockholm and New York City.
“We are excited to return to Sweden in 2022 as the only U.S. airline flying direct between Stockholm and New York City,” said Lucas Geerts, United’s Regional Sales Manager Northern Europe.
This route allow passengers convenient connectivity via United’s New York/Newark hub to 58 destinations across the Americas. It also opens up more possibilities for those traveling to Northern Europe from New York’s tri-state area.
Stockholm Arlanda Airport (ARN) – Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) will be operated daily starting on 14 May 2022. Flight UA69 departs ARN at 9:10 am and arrives at EWR at 11:45 am. Starting on May 13, flight UA68 EWR-ARN departs at 5:25 pm and arrives at 7:35 am + 1.
United’s service from Stockholm to New York/Newark will be operated with Boeing 757-200 aircraft. They feature 169 seats in total with 16 flat-bed seats in United Polaris business class and 153 in economy, including 45 Economy Plus seats with added legroom and increased personal space.
Sweden currently is categorized as a Level 3 country according to CDC. That means “high level of COVID-19 risk”. The CDC suggests to be fully vaccinated before traveling to Sweden.