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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”.

[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...

United Airlines’ very first Boeing 737 MAX 9 takes off Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport

United Airlines (UAL) became the first North American carrier to operate the fuel efficient Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft. The brand new plane entered...

United Airlines decision to drop NRA discounts was personal according CEO

On United Continental Holdings Inc.’s annual meeting an attendee asked Chief Executive Officer Oscar Munoz why the carrier severed its ties with the National...

United Airlines MileagePlus Members can dine with the Queen of the skies

To celebrate United Airlines' (UAL) recently retired fleet of iconic Boeing 747 aircraft, MileagePlus Exclusives is giving MileagePlus members a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to spend...

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...