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United Airlines has launched nonstop flights between Melbourne and San Francisco, the airline’s fifth route between Australia and the United States.

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United plans to add a fifth route to its Australian network from October 2019 when it commences nonstop flights between Melbourne Tullamarine and San Francisco. The airline will operate Boeing 787-9s three times a week on the Melbourne-San Francisco route from October 29 2019. Currently, United serves Sydney from Houston, Los Angeles and San Francisco,

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