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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”.

United Airlines’ CEO said to reveal a new livery for the airline in April

United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz stated the airline will unveil an updated livery this spring, probably somewhere in April. The CEO made the comment...

CommutAir/United Express Embraer ERJ-145 leaves runway at Presque Isle

On 4 March, a CommutAir Embraer ERJ-145 (N14171) operating for United Express from Newark, New Jersey, to Presque Isle, Maine, as UA4933 landed at...

American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines to apply for additional service at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport

American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines today filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). While American Airlines plans to operate...

A United Airlines DC-8 restored with the help of AkzoNobel inspires US students

Science students in the US are getting a daily dose of inspiration from a retired United Airlines Douglas DC-8 aircraft which has been lovingly...

Bombardier launches the CRJ550: “a new innovative 50-seater aircraft”

The CRJ550 is a new aircraft type based on the CRJ700 platform, within Bombardier’s successful CRJ family This aircraft model is the first...

Medical emergency: United Airlines’ flight UA179 diverts to Goose Bay; crew and passengers stuck for 15 hours

On 19 January, a United Airlines Boeing 777-200 (N76010) from New York Newark to Hong Kong diverted to Goose Bay, Canada after a medical...

United Airlines Boeing 737 slides off runway 04R after landing at Chicago O’Hare

On 19 January, a United Airlines Boeing 737-900 (N69816) from Phoenix landed at Chicago O'Hare Airport runway 4R. The aircraft, however, slid off the...

United Airlines reveals details of their new employee uniforms which they will be testing out shortly

A new uniform for United Airlines' pilots, flight attendants and other employees, as more than 1,300 pilots, flight attendants and customer service representatives will...

United Airlines’ first Boeing 787-10 begins regular service

United Airlines' first Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner began regular service as UA2418, departing from Los Angeles International Airport traveling to Newark Liberty International Airport. United...

United Airlines from Newark to Brussels and 5 other destinations with Boeing 787-10

United Airlines today announced it will operate its newest Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner on six trans-Atlantic routes from its New York/Newark hub beginning in March...

United Airlines becomes first North American airline to welcome the Boeing 787-10 to its fleet

On 5 November, at Boeing's 787 Dreamliner delivery center in Charleston, S.C., United Airlines took delivery of its first Boeing 787-10. United is the first North...

United Airlines orders nine Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners, will use the 787-10 on transatlantic routes

New order sends Boeing's 787 net orders above 100 this year, just shy of 1,400 for the program U.S. carrier also announces plans to expand...

United Airlines Boeing 737 rejects take-off at Washington Dulles after air traffic control cleared another aircraft to cross the runway

On 17 September, a United Airlines Boeing 737-900 (N38424) from Washington Dulles to Seattle as UA326 was cleared for take-off at Washington's runway 19C (center)...

[Trip report] Flying the United Airlines Boeing 777 in Polaris Business Class

Last week I had the honour to fly United's Polaris Business cabin before it's going to be changed in October with the upcoming merge...

United Airlines to launch three new European routes from Summer 2019: San Francisco – Amsterdam and New York Newark – Naples & Prague

United Airlines is launching three new European routes from Summer 2019, the airline announced on Twitter. San Francisco to Amsterdam United will begin year-round service between...

United Airlines to launch a non-stop flight between Washington, D.C. and Tel Aviv (from 22 May 2019)

United Airlines announced it will begin its 20th year of service to Israel with a new nonstop flight between its hub at Washington Dulles International Airport and Tel...

United Airlines signs contract for 25 Embraer E175s

Embraer and United Airlines announced at the 2018 Farnborough Airshow that they signed a firm order for 25 E175 jets in a 70-seat configuration....

United Airlines announce order for four Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Boeing and United Airlines announced the carrier has expanded its commitment to the 787 Dreamliner program with a repeat order for four more 787-9...

Emergency evacuation at Washington-Reagan after smoke was reported on United Airlines Embraer 175

On 1 July 2018, crew of a United Airlines Embraer ERJ-175LR (N86309) operated by Mesa Airlines initiated an emergency evacuation during taxi out at...

Both American Airlines and United Airlines issued a statement on the current U.S. immigration policy

United Airlines and American Airlines, two of the biggest U.S. carriers issued a statement today with concerns about reports that commercial airlines have been...