By Emily Crane For Dailymail.com
Published: 15:59 BST, 8 September 2020 | Updated: 16:36 BST, 8 September 2020
United Airlines says it will fly 40 percent of its full flight schedule by next month after adding new and restored flights amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The airline announced that it plans to add limited capacity to its flight schedule for October.
Domestic flights will be running at 40 percent of its full schedule compared to the same month last year.
Part of the restored flights include eight new routes to Hawaii.
The airline is adding the new flights off the back of the state's planned pre-arrival testing program that is due to be implemented on October 1.
United Airlines says it will fly 40 percent of its full flight schedule by next month after adding new and restored flights amid the coronavirus pandemic
As part of the program, the state is scheduled to start allowing out-of-state visitors to return without having to quarantine for 14 days after arrival if they have a negative COVID-19 test.
United also expects to fly 33 percent of its schedule for international flights in October.
The airline has added flights to cities in Mexico, Central America and South America.
'We continue to be data-driven and realistic in our approach to rebuilding our network,' United's vice president of Domestic Network Planning, Ankit Gupta, said in a statement.
'Because October is typically a slower month for leisure travel, we're adjusting our schedules to reflect these seasonal changes in customer demand while resuming