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Yes, United does fly to Sochi – here’s the proof

by on Thu February 6, 2014 • No Comment

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United is about to start airing a well choreographed ad showing U.S. Olympic athletes performing onboard a real United Airlines 777.

But United doesn’t fly to Russia. They stopped serving Moscow in 2012.

Which begs the question…

How are they the official airline of  the U.S. Olympic team?

Turns out they do serve Sochi. At least once. Flight 1806 left Newark yesterday, a non-stop to Sochi Adler airport and the flight arrived just 9 minutes late on a day when a major snowstorm hit Newark. Looks like there was plenty of room to stretch out in Economy – only 5 people chose a middle seat – but no word on whether they earned a full 5,340 MileagePlus miles or who got to sit in Business and First Class.


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