United Airlines (UA, Chicago O'Hare) is set to relocate three regional routes from New York Newark to Washington Dulles as a part of its hub realignment strategy on the East Coast, ch-aviation schedule analysis has revealed.

The carrier's 6x weekly service from Newark to Lexington, KY, currently operated with E145 equipment by ExpressJet Airlines and CommutAir, will end on February 13. Subsequently, on February 14, United will launch a 21x weekly service from Washington to Lexington. The flights will be onboard CRJ-200s operated by ExpressJet Airlines, Air Wisconsin, and SkyWest Airlines (United States of America).

United will also end its 14x weekly service to Elmira/Corning, currently operated with ERJ-145s by CommutAir, on March 30, 2019. A day later, it will launch a new, also 14x weekly service from Washington Dulles, which will be operated by Air Wisconsin with CRJ-200s.

The carrier will further terminate its 20x weekly Newark-Manchester, NH service on March 30, replacing it with 21x weekly service from Washington Dulles. The route is currently operated by Republic Airlines, CommutAir, and ExpressJet with ERJ-145s and E170s. As of March 31, 2019, Mesa Airlines and Air Wisconsin will deploy CRJ-200s and CRJ-700s on the route.

In early October, United relocated its services to each of Chattanooga, TN, Ithaca, NY, and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, PA, from Newark to Dulles.