United Airlines will fly 40% of its full schedule next month

United Airlines will fly 40% of its full schedule next month after adding new and restored flights amid the COVID-19 pandemic Domestic flights will be running at 40% of United's full schedule in October compared to the same month last year  Part of the restored flights include eight new routes to Hawaii  United also expects to fly 33 percent of its schedule for international flights The airline has added flights to cities in Mexico, Central America and South America  It is the latest attempt by the airline to boost bookings that have been wiped out by the coronavirus pandemic  United announced last month it was permanently eliminating change fees on tickets for domestic travel  They have also said they're preparing to furlough 16,370 workers when federal aid expires on October 1 

By Emily Crane For Dailymail.com

Published: 15:59 BST, 8 September 2020 | Updated: 16:36 BST, 8 September 2020

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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

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

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