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United Airlines opens direct service between Belize and Chicago

United Airlines

Posted: Monday, December 22, 2014. 9:11 pm CST.

United Airlines inaugural flight (Belize-Chicago)

United Airlines inaugural flight (Belize-Chicago)

Monday, December 22, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: This time last year, Delta Airlines opened the first direct flight service between Los Angeles, California, the second largest U.S. city, and the Philip Goldson International Airport.

This year it is Chicago’s turn.

United Airlines

United Airlines

The Windy City, the third largest U.S. city, is home to a population of Belizeans and on Saturday the first direct flight service was opened between Chicago’s O’Hare Airport and the International Airport via United Airlines.

Director of Tourism Tracey Taegar-Panton told reporters that the connection opens the entire Midwestern United States as a market to make travel more convenient, with service from New York City, Miami, Houston and Los Angeles already covered by various airlines.

According to country manager Indira Craig the company is headquartered in Chicago and they intend to take advantage of that market.

Earlier this month Southwest Airlines announced the opening of service from its hub in the U.S.


Indira Craig

Indira Craig

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