United Airlines is seeking approval to launch a second daily round-trip between Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) in 2020. The Chicago-based carrier has also asked the US Department of Transportation to reject American Airlines’ (AA) plan to keep, but not operate, some of the treaty-limited frequencies between the two countries. Flights between the US and Shanghai are subject to so-called “Zone 1” restrictions in ...

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