United Airlines adds Buenos Aires to New York/Newark schedule

United Airlines (NYSE: UAL) has announced new year-round daily, nonstop service between New York/Newark (EWR) and Buenos Aires, Argentina (EZE) starting October 28 (subject to government approval), the airline said.

The airline is also increasing its year-round, daily service to Bogota, Colombia, with an additional daily flight starting June 8 through August 14.

Buenos Aires will be United´s 14th South American destination served nonstop from the United States. United already offers daily nonstop service between Houston (IAH) and Buenos Aires.

United Airlines and United Express operate more than 4,500 flights a day to 339 airports across five continents. In 2016, United and United Express operated more than 1.6 million flights carrying more than 143 million customers. The airline operates 737 mainline aircraft and its United Express partners operate 483 regional aircraft, and is a founding member of Star Alliance, which provides service to 192 countries via 28 member airlines.