United Airlines plans to launch 6X-weekly Los Angeles (LAX)-Melbourne (MEL) flights from Oct. 26, 2014, using a Boeing 787-9. United will be the first North American airline to take delivery of the 787-9 and Melbourne will be the first international destination on which it will use the -9, which is currently being flight tested by Boeing. The route, which will be operated to MEL every day except Tuesday and to LAX every day except Thursday, is subject to government approval. “We are ...

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