The service between Newark Liberty International Airport and O.R. Tambo International Airport will offer effortless travel between the two destinations.
United is currently the only airline providing a daily nonstop service between Johannesburg and New York.
The new route follows the airline’s United seasonal, three-times-weekly service between Cape Town and New York.
TOUCH DOWN! U.S. Embassy Chargé Todd Haskell joined @mmKubayiNgubane of @tourism_gov_za, Jackie Adami of @united and @Airports_ZA CEO Mpumi Mpofu to welcome the inaugural @united New York-Johannesburg flight at @ortambo_int 🇺🇸🇿🇦✈️ pic.twitter.com/uESEWAnuDI
— US Embassy SA (@USEmbassySA) June 4, 2021
United will operate the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft that features award-winning United Polaris SM business class cabin and United Premium PlusSM premium economy seats.
To commemorate the milestone, a special water…