United Airlines announced that the new service between Washington, D.C. and Lagos, Nigeria will begin in November.
The airline wants to operate three weekly flights connecting the U.S. capital to Nigeria’s largest city. This flight will be the first ever nonstop service between Washington, D.C. and Nigeria, as well as convenient, one-stop connections to over 80 destinations throughout the Americas including Houston and Chicago
United will operate this route with a Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Flights will depart Washington, D.C. on Monday, Thursday and Saturday and return from Lagos on Tuesday, Friday and Sunday.