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United to fly daily from Honolulu to D.C.

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    A United Airlines plane takes off from San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco on April 21

United Airlines will begin nonstop service between Honolulu and Dulles International Airport in Wash., D.C. in June.

The daily year-round service to begin June 7 will use Boeing 767-400 aircraft and is the only nonstop service between the two points, United said in a statement.

The announcement is "outstanding news for Hawaii’s visitor industry," and "will provide much-needed access from the Hawaiian Islands to the East Coast," said Mike McCartney, president and CEO of the Hawaii Tourism Authority. 

The new daily route will provide "an estimated $135 million in visitor spending and $14 million in tax revenue to Hawai’i’s economy annually," he said in a statement.


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