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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 strengthens global network, adding new non-stops to Africa, India and Hawaii

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United Airlines announced plans to expand its global route network with new nonstop service to Africa, India and Hawaii. With these new routes, United will offer more...

Major U.S. Airlines waive ticket change fees

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To reassure passengers and get passengers back, the three largest US airlines have decided to no longer charge change fees on most airline tickets. With...

Boeing grounds eight 787 Dreamliners for structural flaws

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These aircraft might not withstand the physical stresses during flights After having detected two manufacturing defects that could compromise their resistance, Boeing has asked several...

Lady Liberty as guest star at Munich Airport: United Airlines resumes flights to New York  Newark Liberty Airport

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United Airlines promoted the resumption of its flights to Newark Airport with the Statue of Liberty, the iconic symbol of New York. An ultramodern...

United Airlines plans to resume service on more than 25 international routes in September

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United Airlines announced it plans to resume service on nearly 30 international routes in September, including flights to Asia, India, Australia, Israel and Latin...

United Airlines reinstates three flights a week from Munich to Washington

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From Munich across the pond: Effective immediately, US airline United Airlines is resuming its flight connection to Washington. A Boeing 787-9 will take off...

United Airlines further expands international schedule: adds new service between Chicago and Tel Aviv

United Airlines announced it is further expanding its international schedule in September with new nonstop service three days a week between Chicago O'Hare and...

United Airlines adds nearly 25,000 flights in August, including Chicago and Newark to Brussels

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United Airlines today announced it is tripling the size of its August schedule compared to its June 2020 schedule, adding nearly 25,000 domestic and...

United Airlines sells, leases back aircraft in bid to conserve cash

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The holding company above United Airlines will sell and lease back 22 planes to Bank of China Aviation (BOC Aviation), for an undisclosed sum. The...

Lufthansa and United are eyeing a stake in TAP Air Portugal

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Lufthansa has started negotiations to buy 45% of the capital of its Star Alliance sister member TAP Air Portugal from its main private shareholder,...

United Airlines announces hourly shuttle between New York/Newark and Washington Reagan National

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First of its kind jet (CRJ-550) to shuttle travellers between the Beltway and the Big Apple United Airlines announced a new hourly shuttle service between...

United Airlines finds a replacement for its existing fleet of Boeing 757-200 aircraft and orders 50 Airbus A321XLR’s

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On 3 December, United Airlines announced an order to purchase 50 new Airbus A321XLR aircraft, enabling the carrier to begin replacing and retiring its...

United Airlines signs up with WFS for debut Cape Town services

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United Airlines will partner with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) as its cargo handling provider for the first-ever nonstop service by a U.S. carrier between...

Engine cowling opens after take-off, United Airlines Boeing 737 safely returns to Denver, U.S.

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On 29 September, a United Airlines Boeing 737-800 (N27239) operated domestic flight UA293 between Denver and Orlando, United States. The aircraft climbed to 10,000...

On this day 18 years ago, four passenger planes operated by United Airlines and American Airlines were hijacked – 9/11

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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 deploy Dreamliner fleet at Chicago with three initial destinations from Summer 2020: Brussels, Frankfurt and Munich

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As already mentioned yesterday in our forum, United Airlines announced that it will base some Boeing 787 Dreamliners at its main hub Chicago O'Hare...

United Airlines puts unaccompanied minor on a Eurowings flight to Germany instead of a SAS flight to Sweden

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Anton, a 14-year-old unaccompanied minor (UM) travelling on 30 June from Raleigh Durham, North Carolina, to New York Newark on United Airlines, then onward...

A diverted United Airlines flight shuts down Newark Airport for one hour Saturday morning

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This Saturday morning, 29 June 2019, United Airlines flight UA2098 (Airbus A319 reg. N837UA) from New York La Guardia to Houston's George Bush Intercontinental...

Embraer and United Airlines sign contract for up to 39 E175’s

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Embraer announced today, at the 53rd International Paris Air Show, that it has signed a contract with United Airlines for up to 39 E175s....

United Airlines Boeing 757 suffers extreme hard landing at Newark

On 15 June, a United Airlines Boeing 757-200 (reg. N26123) suffered a hard landing at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR). The aircraft skidded left...