United Airlines announced new nonstop seasonal service from Zurich to San Francisco

The nonstop flights between Zurich (ZRH) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO) will go live on 08 June 2018 and operate daily with Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft. Flight times for the Zurich service will be 11 hours, 50 minutes to San Francisco and 11 hours from San Francisco to Zurich. United also offers daily year-round service between Zurich and New York/Newark and Washington/Dulles. United's San Francisco service is conveniently timed for connections beyond San Francisco, including Honolulu, Kona, Lihue and Maui.


The 787 Dreamliner is revolutionizing the flying experience for United customers and crews while delivering unprecedented operating efficiency, comfort and lower emissions. Customers have expressed a preference for the 787 versus other aircraft, given its greater comfort with improved lighting, bigger windows, larger overhead bins, lower cabin altitude and enhanced ventilation systems, among other passenger-friendly features. United's 787-8 aircraft is configured with a total of 219 seats - 36 flat-bed seats in United Polaris business class and 183 seats in United Economy, including 70 Economy Plus seats with added legroom and increased personal space.