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United Airlines announces new service to Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)

West Palm Beach, FL (October 4, 2019)- United Airlines announces new, year-round nonstop daily service to Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)

Palm Beach International Airport is pleased to announce new, nonstop daily service to Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) on United Airlines, to commence February 13, 2020. 

“We are thrilled to welcome new, nonstop service to United’s hub at the Washington Dulles International Airport,” said Laura Beebe, Director of Airports for Palm Beach County.  “In addition to providing our customers with new service to the Washington region, the service offers significant connections to United’s domestic and international network.”

“The addition of a new direct flight between Washington Dulles International Airport to Palm Beach International Airport is exciting, because it provides leisure, business and meetings travelers with even more options to arrive into our world-class destination. The Washington, D.C. market is incredibly important to our tourism community, accounting for more than 311,000 visitors in 2018. This news must be extra thrilling to Washington National fans, who are eager to cheer on their team during Spring Training at the FITTEAM Ballpark of The Palm Beaches.” said Jorge Pesquera, President & CEO of Discover The Palm Beaches, the official tourism marketing organization for Palm Beach County.

New year-round daily, nonstop IAD service on the Winter 2019-2020 schedule*:

Departing IAD 8:50 a.m. EST, arriving PBI 11:39 a.m. EST.

Departing PBI 1:45 p.m.  EST, arriving IAD 4:15 p.m. EST.

*Schedule subject to change

The flights to West Palm Beach from United’s hub at Washington Dulles International Airport will provide customers opportunities to connect to the airline’s nearly 270 domestic and more than 30 international flights.

“For customers throughout the Washington region, flying to the sunshine state on United has never been easier,” said Ankit Gupta, the airline’s vice president of Domestic Network Planning. “We’re excited to add this incredible destination to our Dulles service, and give Florida fliers another convenient connection to Washington, D.C., and the world.”

United will operate the flight to West Palm Beach daily on a two-cabin aircraft, featuring six United First class seats, 16 extra legroom Economy Plus seats and 48 Economy seats. The new route will be available for purchase starting October 5 with service set to begin on February 13, 2020. Customers traveling from West Palm Beach will have greater access to United’s vast global network, which includes many European destinations departing from Washington Dulles.

To book service, visit

2019-2020 Winter Flight Schedule 

Air Service by Airline and Destination

About Palm Beach International Airport (PBI)

FDOT released its updated Florida Statewide Aviation Economic Impact Study, a project that started back in October 2016. This report shows that Palm Beach International Airport generates more than $5.6 billion to the South Florida economy, both directly and indirectly.  

Palm Beach International Airport serves over 6.7 million passengers annually and offers over 200 nonstop flights daily.  Palm Beach International Airport is proud to be named the 8th Best Domestic Airport from prestigious Travel + Leisure Magazine's 2019 World's Best Awards.  Palm Beach International Airport was recently named Fifth Best Medium Airport in the 2019 J.D. Power North America Airport Satisfaction Survey and ranked #1 for Shortest Overall TSA Wait Times by U.S. Customs and Border Protection.  

PBI has been recognized by Travel + Leisure, tripadvisor, Conde Nast Traveler, MissTravel, and Fox News for convenience, hospitality and amenities.  For more information, visit and follow PBI on FacebookTwitter and Instagram for updates and announcements.

Media Contacts:                                 

Palm Beach International Airport

Lacy Larson                                                                                            

Director, Airports Marketing                                                                    

Palm Beach County Dept. of Airports                                                     

Tel: (561) 471-7467