United Airlines plans expansion to secondary cities in China

Fortune Magazine has reported United Airlines plans to continue expanding in China with the addition of three weekly non-stop 787-9 flights to Hangzhou in July 2016, the publication said.

The airline has already added a nonstop flight to the city of Xi´an. The company said it plans to continue its expansion in China as the country is expected to overtake the US as the world´s largest market for business travel.

According to United, Chinese interest in flying to the United States is also on the rise and has reportedly doubled over the last five years.

United currently has a partnership with Air China, which it will leverage as part of its commitment to servicing the country.