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United Airlines Announces Nonstop Service to Washington D.C.

MOBILE, Ala. (March 1, 2024) – The Mobile Airport Authority is thrilled to announce that United Airlines will be offering nonstop service from Mobile Regional Airport (MOB) to Washington D.C. beginning June 27. This new route will provide travelers in the Gulf Coast region with convenient access to our nation’s capital, enhancing both business and leisure travel opportunities.


Passengers flying from MOB will enjoy twice-daily, nonstop flights to Dulles International Airport (IAD), a major hub serving the Washington D.C. metropolitan area.


”We’re pleased to bring Mobile convenient nonstop access to Washington, D.C.” said United’s Managing Director of Domestic Planning, Mark J. Weithofer. ”The new flights will also provide seamless connections to more than 50 domestic and 20 international destinations via United’s hub at Washington Dulles International.”


“Launching a nonstop flight from Mobile to Washington D.C. is a monumental achievement for our city and region,” said Mobile Airport Authority Chairman Elliot Maisel. “After years of demand, we’re thrilled to finally offer this direct route, which not only enhances our connectivity but also signifies our commitment to elevating the travel experience for both our business community and leisure travelers.”


"We’re excited to welcome this new nonstop service to Washington D.C.,” said Mobile Airport Authority President Chris Curry. ”United Airlines' decision to launch this service not only reflects the growing demand for air travel options from Mobile but also underscores the Mobile Airport Authority’s commitment to enhancing accessibility and fostering economic growth in our community.”


"Today’s announcement by United Airlines is a game-changer for our entire region. Not only does this represent a new daily direct flight option to Washington, DC for our citizens, but it also signifies a vote of confidence in the Mobile market by a legacy airline. Like many other local travelers, I look forward to taking advantage of this new nonstop service soon,” said Mayor Sandy Stimpson.


“This new nonstop route to Washington D.C. is a watershed moment for economic development in our region, opening doors to increased business opportunities, fostering collaboration, and further positioning Mobile as a hub for growth,” said Mobile Chamber President and CEO Bradley Byrne. “Many of the companies we recruit value direct access to the nation's capital, and United Airlines’ commitment to providing seamless connectivity to Dulles International Airport aligns perfectly with our strategic goals.”

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