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

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

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

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...
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Engine failure on United Airlines Boeing 737-800 departing Honolulu

On 26 May, a United Airlines Boeing 737-800 (N37281) operating flight UA132 from Honolulu to Marshall Islands International Airport (Majuro) experienced left engine failure and...

United Airlines introduces Boeing 787-10 on route between Newark and Brussels

On Wednesday 22 May 2019, United Airlines introduced its brand new Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner on its route between Newark and Brussels. The first flight UA999...

ExpressJet adds Embraer E-Jets to its fleet

Embraer's long-time ERJ customer in the USA is now flying E-Jets. ExpressJet received the first of 25 new E175s in a handover ceremony at the...

United Airlines unveils new aircraft livery

United Airlines has unveiled its modernized aircraft livery during a special event in one of the airline's maintenance hangars at Chicago O'Hare Airport. The updated...

[Teaser] United Airlines new livery: out with the gold, in with the blue

Tomorrow, 24 April, United Airlines will show its new livery to the press and the public. To create some extra mystery before the unveiling...

United Airlines preparing new nonstop seasonal service between New York/Newark and Cape Town, South Africa

United Airlines applied with the U.S. Department of Transportation for authority to begin new service between New York/Newark Liberty International Airport and Cape Town International Airport....

United Airlines to paint one of its Boeing 737-800 in Star Wars livery

United Airlines just revealed a stunning and futuristic Star Wars livery on of its Boeing 737-800 aircraft, the left side features the light side...

United Airlines Boeing 787 from Melbourne to Los Angeles diverts to New Caledonia following smoke in cockpit

The aircraft was carrying 252 passengers when it had to make an unscheduled stop A United Airlines Boeing 787-9 operating flight UA99 from Melbourne to...

United Airlines continues to lead in inclusivity by offering non-binary gender booking options

United Airlines announced it has become the first U.S. airline to offer non-binary gender options throughout all booking channels in addition to providing the...

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...