The details on United’s low cost carrier

The announcement confirmed Airbus A320 aircraft, based in Denver. It also made clear that there will be no first class but will have an economy-plus section.

    The LCO fleet will launch with 4 Airbus 320 aircraft in Denver, and expand to 40 A320s by the end of 2004, 19 of which will be based in Denver. Each plane will have 156 seats, including a section of Economy Plus seats with extra legroom. From Denver, the LCO will fly to Reno, Las Vegas, Phoenix, New Orleans, Tampa, Ontario, Calif., and Orlando. Additional destinations will be announced at a later date.

    All seats will be pre-assigned, and food and beverage service will be available on board.

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