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”.

Lufthansa Technik AVIATAR platform optimises maintenance operations at United Airlines

Over 600 aircraft to enter the platform Joint development on digital solutions for Boeing 737 fleet Lufthansa Technik AG is…

A United Airlines passenger falls ill on a flight and dies with COVID-19 symptoms

United Airlines flight UA591 from Orlando to Los Angeles diverted to New Orleans on Monday after a male passenger had…

First worldwide flights with COVID-19 vaccines from Brussels Airport successfully completed

The first flights with COVID-19 vaccines from Brussels Airport have been carried out successfully. Since the end of November, 7…

United Airlines to operate charter flights from Brussels to position Pfizer Covid-19 vaccines

According to the Wall Street Journal, United Airlines has begun operating charter flights to help distribute Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine once…

First United Airlines flight offering free transatlantic COVID-19 testing took off

First of its kind, the testing programme guarantees customers over two years old and crew test negative before departure On…

United Airlines announces 8 new routes and increases flights to 19 destinations in the Caribbean, Central America and Mexico

United Airlines announced a significant expansion of its winter international schedule, introducing eight new routes and adding flights to 19…

American Airlines and United Airlines furlough 32,000 employees

Both United Airlines and American Airlines have sent furlough notices to more than 32,000 employees. In the notice, the two…

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

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

Major U.S. Airlines waive ticket change fees

To reassure passengers and get passengers back, the three largest US airlines have decided to no longer charge change fees…

Boeing grounds eight 787 Dreamliners for structural flaws

These aircraft might not withstand the physical stresses during flights After having detected two manufacturing defects that could compromise their…

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

United Airlines promoted the resumption of its flights to Newark Airport with the Statue of Liberty, the iconic symbol of…

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

United Airlines announced it plans to resume service on nearly 30 international routes in September, including flights to Asia, India,…

United Airlines reinstates three flights a week from Munich to Washington

From Munich across the pond: Effective immediately, US airline United Airlines is resuming its flight connection to Washington. A Boeing…

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…

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

United Airlines today announced it is tripling the size of its August schedule compared to its June 2020 schedule, adding…

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

The holding company above United Airlines will sell and lease back 22 planes to Bank of China Aviation (BOC Aviation),…

Lufthansa and United are eyeing a stake in TAP Air Portugal

Lufthansa has started negotiations to buy 45% of the capital of its Star Alliance sister member TAP Air Portugal from…

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

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

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

On 3 December, United Airlines announced an order to purchase 50 new Airbus A321XLR aircraft, enabling the carrier to begin…

United Airlines signs up with WFS for debut Cape Town services

United Airlines will partner with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) as its cargo handling provider for the first-ever nonstop service by…

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