United will begin operating an hourly shuttle service
between Washington Reagan National and Newark airports on March 29.
The 13 flights per day are an increase from the eight per
day that United currently operates between those airports. The flights will
depart hourly between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. from Washington Reagan. From Newark,
they’ll depart mostly hourly from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., with schedule gaps at the
10 a.m. and 7 p.m. hours.
With the launch of the shuttle schedule, United will begin
flying its new CRJ-550 regional jets on most flights between Washington Reagan
and Newark. The aircraft features the airline industry’s only true first-class
cabin on a regional jet. It has10 first-class seats, 20 Economy Plus seats and
20 coach seats, as well as space for each passenger to carry on a roller bag.
Delta and American already operate shuttle service between Washington
Reagan and the New York City area. American flies up to 11 times daily from Reagan
to LaGuardia, while Delta flies that route up to 10 times daily.