Fiscal 2023 DIF Account

All Signs Looking Good For United Coming To Worcester

Currently we have three legacy carriers flying once per day to their hub:

  1. JetBlue to JFK
  2. American to Philadelphia
  3. Delta to Detroit
Although we would like to see one of these carriers add a second flight per day to their hub, it seems like the next flight that we may get here will be United to their hub.  

United has now introduced "Connection Saver", which will make traveling through hubs more convenient.   Here is a brief description:

United Airlines is introducing ConnectionSaver, a new tool dedicated to improving the experience for customers connecting from one United flight to the next. ConnectionSaver is powered by new technology that automatically identifies departing flights that can be held for connecting customers, while ensuring those who have already boarded the aircraft arrive at their destination on time. ConnectionSaver also sends personalized text messages to every connecting customer (who has opted in to receive notifications) with clear directions to the gate for their connecting flight and information about how long the walk will take.

United’s ConnectionSaver technology automatically scans flights for customers who are making tight connections to determine if the connecting flight can be held without inconveniencing other customers. The ConnectionSaver tool takes into account factors such as the time it will take for late connecting customers to travel gate-to-gate as well as the impact the hold may have on other flights and customers.
United launched its ConnectionSaver tool on all flights at Denver International Airport in February, and then expanded it to Chicago O’Hare International Airport – two of the airline’s busiest hubs with thousands of connecting customers every day. During the past four months, more than 14,400 customers, who would have otherwise missed their connections, were able to make their flights thanks to ConnectionSaver. Flights that were held for connecting customers were delayed an average of six minutes. This ConnectionSaver technology will expand to the airline’s hubs by this fall and to all other airports that United operates at in the future.


Anonymous said…
Is there any chance of this conversation re-starting? Maybe to ORD, EWR or anywhere in FL?