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SonAir Airline Services, S.A.
Houston Express

About this flight

SonAir, prides itself on being the first national company to offer a direct transport of passengers and cargo between Angola and the United States of America more precisely between the cities of Luanda and Houston.

This operation started November 6th 2000 to provide air transportation support to USAEA (U.S. AFRICA ENERGY ASSOCIATION) and this private charter service is available only to USAEA members. Since then, the Houston Express has been the only direct regular air charter service flying passengers and cargo between Houston and Luanda.

The USAEA has Sonair agent for the Houston Express that is operated by Atlas Air Boeing 747-400. The airplne configuration features a modern to serve 189 passengers in First Class, Business and Economic, predominantly seats in business class.

The safety, comfort and quality service are the strong opposing for this flight in order to give the best to our customers.
There is a free tool number available 24 hours a day, for Houston Express passengers to update on times of the service and the number is 1 877747 EXPRESS.

  Summer Winter  
Luanda-Houston ETD: 10h00 PM ETD: 10h00 PM  
Weekday: Tuesday Thursday and Saturday
4 De Fevereiro Airport
Check-in opens at 06:00 pm
Check-in closes at 08:30 pm


Check-in opens at 06:00 pm
Check-in closes at 08:30 pm

ETA: 06:35am*

Houston-Luanda ETD: 10h45 AM ETD: 10h45 AM  
Weekday: Monday Wednesday and Friday
George Bush Intercontinental Airport
(Terminal D)
Check-in opens at 07h15 am
Check-in closes at 09h15 am

ETA: 07h20*

Check-in opens at 08:00 am
Check-in closes at 09:15 am

ETA: 07h45*


*Arrives on the next day..

Miles for Frequent Passenger
Miles earned on the Houston Express may only be used on United Airlines. To benefit from this service passengers may register at our counter or online registering online in our system or at one of our agencies.