United to Launch New Nonstop Flights Between Palm Springs, California, and Washington Dulles


United Airlines will launch new, nonstop flights this winter between Palm Springs International Airport in Palm Springs, California and Washington Dulles International Airport in Washington D.C. United will operate one daily flight starting December 19, running through April 30, 2025.

“We are thrilled to welcome United Airlines’ new nonstop service between Washington Dulles and Palm Springs,” said Scott White, President & CEO of Visit Greater Palm Springs. “This new route offers a convenient and seamless travel option for our visitors from the East Coast, making it easier than ever to experience the natural beauty, vibrant culture, and warm hospitality of Greater Palm Springs. We look forward to providing our new guests with an unforgettable desert oasis experience.”

“This service will be the first connection ever between Washington, DC and Palm Springs and create unparalleled access to Palm Springs from the East Coast and Europe through one of United’s fastest growing hubs,” said Patrick Quayle, United’s Senior Vice President of Global Network Planning and Alliances. “We pride ourselves in offering unique, world-class destinations and are excited to offer our customers more service to beautiful Greater Palm Springs.”

United will serve six cities with 14 daily flights from Palm Springs this winter. United also serves Houston, Texas; San Francisco, California; Los Angeles, California; Denver, Colorado; and Chicago, Illinois. In addition to providing access to our Nation’s Capital, the route will provide connectivity to United’s more than 260 flights and over 100 international and domestic destinations from Washington Dulles. Tickets for this new flight go on sale today, May 21.

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“The addition of PSP’s new route to Washington, D.C.’s Dulles International Airport demonstrates our commitment to expanding air service and making global destinations even more accessible,” said Harry Barrett Jr., PSP’s Executive Director of Aviation. “By connecting the Coachella Valley directly to our nation’s capital, we significantly enhance our East Coast connectivity. This opens up a world of opportunities for both leisure and business travel, further establishing PSP as a world- class travel hub and driving regional economic growth.”

The route expands PSP’s nonstop air service offerings to 31 destinations in-season, with one-stop connections to more than 300 global cities. This additional connectivity will provide our passengers with greater access and more travel options than ever before. Join us as we continue to enhance our service and connect the Coachella Valley with the rest of the world.

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