United Airlines

United Airlines and United Express operate approximately 4,500 flights a day to 337 airports across five continents. In 2016, United and United Express operated more than 1.6 million flights carrying more than 143 million customers. United is proud to have the world’s most comprehensive route network, including U.S. mainland hubs in ChicagoDenverHoustonLos AngelesNew York/NewarkSan Francisco and Washington, D.C. United operates 743 mainline aircraft and the airline’s United Express partners operate 478 regional aircraft. The airline is a founding member of Star Alliance, which provides service to 190 countries via 28 member airlines. For more information, visit united.com, follow @United on Twitter or connect on Facebook. The common stock of United’s parent, United Continental Holdings, Inc., is traded on the NYSE under the symbol “UAL”.

Dog dies after United Airlines flight attendant forces passenger to put her kennel in the overhead compartment

A flight attendant on United Airlines flight UA1284 from Houston Intercontinental (IAH) to New York La Guardia (LGA) airport forced a passenger to put her...

A United Airlines pilot lost his daughter in the Parkland shooting. Over 100 colleagues came to the funeral

A United Airlines pilot lost his 14-year-old daughter in last week's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting where seventeen people where killed. Over 100...

United Airlines Boeing 777 engine cover flies off in-flight #UA1175

Scariest flight of my life #ua1175 pic.twitter.com/hjCvrJ9VwV — Maria Falaschi (@mfalaschi) 13 februari 2018 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js The right-hand engine on a United Airlines Boeing 777 lost its cover...

Star Allliance creates digital services platform with Accenture – Lufthansa and United first two carriers using platform to enhance customer experience

Star Alliance has launched a Digital Services Platform (DSP) as a first step to an overall enhancement of digital and mobile services. The platform was...

15 passengers and crew members became unwell; United Airlines flight UA71 returns to Amsterdam

This afternoon United Airlines flight UA71 from Amsterdam Schiphol to Newark (New York) Airport returned to Amsterdam because seven passengers and eight crew members...

United Airlines sues a blogger who explains how to find cheaper airline tickets

Fox News reports that United Airlines and booking website Orbitz have launched a lawsuit against Aktarer Zaman, a young American founder of the Skiplagged.com...

United Airlines flight diverted after male passenger ‘smears feces everywhere’

United Airlines flight 895 from Chicago to Hong Kong diverted to Anchorage because of a passenger "smearing feces everywhere," The man also took off his...

United plans 21 more economy seats in Boeing 757 in 2018!

United Airlines will retrofit its Boeing 757-300 fleet with slimline seats by the middle of 2018, increasing the number of economy seats on the...

New amendment will force ME3 airlines to pay U.S. incorporate tax

The United States Congress has issued a bill to simplify the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017"....

Ten new domestic routes landing at United Airlines for spring travel

New routes and an optimized schedule at Chicago O'Hare reinforces commitment to provide customers an unrivaled global network United Airlines announced it will offer...

United Airlines flight UA998 from Brussels to Newark returns to Belgium

Today's United Airlines flight UA998 from Brussels to New York Newark -already three hours late on departure- has turned back to Brussels. One hour into...

United Airlines flies the Boeing 747, the “Queen of the Skies”, one last time

On 7 November 2017, United Airlines (UAL) flew – for the final time – a Boeing 747 aircraft, the jumbo jet with the unmistakable...

United Airlines’ Boeing 777 from Brussels Airport to Chicago O’Hare returns to Brussels

Today's United Airlines flight UA973 from Brussels to Chicago was forced to return to Brussels Airport after a technical issue. The Boeing 777-200ER registered N791UA...
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United Airlines introduces a new safety video (for Boeing 787 Dreamliners)

United Airlines is lifting the curtain on a new Safety is Global safety video, which will be on board flights starting this month. The...

Mahalo, 747 United Airlines Announces Final Boeing 747 Flight

"Friend Ship" Will Recreate the Journey of the First United 747 Flight from 1970 United's final international 747 flight from Seoul to San Francisco departs...

United Airlines Offers Customers More Ways to Get to Europe Next Summer Including New Service to Porto, Portugal and Reykjavik, Iceland

United adds service between Washington Dulles and Edinburgh, Scotland and 787 Dreamliner service between San Francisco and Zurich to summer 2018 schedule United to start...

16 years ago four passenger airliners operated by United Airlines and American Airlines were hijacked – 9/11

The September 11 attacks (also referred to as 9/11) were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda on the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001. The...

United Airlines to launch ultra long-haul flight Houston – Sydney

United Airlines reaffirmed its commitment to Houston with the announcement that it will begin daily, nonstop service between its Houston hub and Sydney on...

United Airlines changes order for 35 Airbus A350-1000 aircraft to 45 A350-900

New agreement with United Airlines increases A350 XWB order to 45 Long-time customer grows future with Airbus, changes models United Airlines has increased the number of...

United Airlines announces new daily service between Paine Field and its Denver and San Francisco hubs

United Airlines will operate six daily flights connecting Seattle to more than 120 destinations through its gateway hubs at DEN and SFO beginning in...