United slashes December schedule but plans extra flights for peak holiday travel days at O'Hare, other hubs

United Airlines will offer less than half the number of flights it did last December as the coronavirus pandemic continues to take a toll on travel heading into the holiday season.Still, Chicago-based United expects the holidays to bring more travelers back to the skies and will add extra flights around peak holiday travel days, United said Monday.The week of Thanksgiving is expected to be its busiest since March. In December, the busiest holiday travel days iwill see more daily departures than the rest of the month, including more flights from hubs in Chicago, Denver, Houston and Washington, …

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