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  • December 03, 2016

    United is the only airline serving Havana from the Lone Star state

    After months of planning and anticipation, the first flight from Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) to Havana is scheduled to depart today, connecting Cuba to Texas' largest city...

  • November 30, 2016

    First phase of airline's premier lounge-to-landing experience begins roll-out on December 1

    This week United Airlines begins the roll-out of its all-new United Polaris business class, the airline's most significant product transformation in more than a decade, featuring a reimagined,...

  • November 29, 2016

    First United flight destined for Havana scheduled to depart Newark, connecting Cuban-Americans in the Newark/New York City metropolitan area

    United Airlines' long-awaited first flight to Havana in over fifty years is scheduled to depart from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) today, ending many of the decades-long travel...

  • November 28, 2016

    New United Club marks latest milestone in airline's full-scale, half-billion dollar redevelopment initiative at LAX

    Cue the velvet ropes and flashbulbs: today United Airlines unveiled its newest United Club, the jewel in the airline's $573 million project to refresh nearly all of its customer-facing spaces in...

  • November 15, 2016

    Introduces further choice for customers with new Basic Economy fares; Expects to unlock $4.8 billion in value by 2020 with earnings initiatives; Updates narrowbody order book, reducing capital expenditures by approximately $1 billion by 2017 -2018

    United Airlines will present to its investors today plans for long-term earnings growth through a number of strategic initiatives across the airline. These initiatives include improving network...

  • November 14, 2016

    United becomes the first U.S.-based airline to open automated screening lanes at multiple airports

    United Airlines today further modernized the airport security experience by becoming the first U.S.-based carrier to feature state-of-the-art, automated screening lanes at multiple airports with...

  • November 08, 2016

    United Airlines (UAL) today reported October 2016 operational results. UAL's October 2016 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles) increased 0.6 percent and consolidated capacity (available...

  • October 26, 2016

    Volunteers in cities across the country and in the U.K. gather to help those in critical need

    United Airlines employees this week are volunteering at hubs across the company's network to assemble more than 15,000 hygiene kits that the airline is donating to charities in its hub markets and...

  • October 25, 2016

    $162 million expansion project will add approximately 200,000 square feet for widebody aircraft hangar capacity and maintenance support services, create 200 new jobs

    United Airlines, in partnership with the City of Houston and the Houston Airport System, will break ground today on the airline's new United Technical Operations Center (UTOC) at George Bush...

  • October 20, 2016

    The airline starts multi-year sponsorship of Chase Center and increases sponsorship of Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco

    Today, United Airlines, GSW Arena LLC, and the Golden State Warriors announce a new multi-year relationship, naming the carrier the official airline for the Warriors and a Founding Partner for...

  • October 19, 2016

    Company Names Kate Gebo Senior Vice President of Customer Service Delivery

    United Airlines today announced a new team, integrating all customer-facing functions in the company, to focus on improving the travel experience. Kate Gebo will lead this new organization as...

  • October 17, 2016

    Diluted EPS of $3.01; $3.11 excluding special items

    United Airlines (UAL) today announced its third-quarter 2016 financial results. UAL reported third-quarter net income of $965 million, diluted earnings per share of $3.01, pre-tax earnings of $1.5...

  • October 11, 2016

    United Airlines (UAL) today reported September 2016 operational results. UAL's September 2016 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles) increased 3.9 percent and consolidated capacity...

  • October 07, 2016

    The airline will also match up to $100,000 of customer donations

    United Airlines is partnering with leading disaster relief organizations, including the American Red Cross, Americares, Airlink and OperationUSA to help support families and individuals affected...

  • October 07, 2016

    United Airlines will hold an analyst conference call to discuss third-quarter 2016 financial results on Tuesday, October 18, at 9:30 a.m. CT/10:30 a.m. ET. A live, listen-only webcast of the...

  • September 20, 2016

    Gold medal winners to enjoy MileagePlus Premier Gold status

    United Airlines, the official airline of the U.S. Olympic Committee for 35 years, is recognizing the extraordinary achievements of the U.S. Paralympic Team athletes by awarding "Gold for Gold."...

  • September 15, 2016

    United Airlines celebrates its 25th anniversary in Puerto Rico by announcing more flights and larger aircraft between San Juan and New York/Newark

    United Airlines (UAL) and DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist within Deutsche Post DHL Group, today announced several significant growth and expansion initiatives in Puerto...

  • September 09, 2016

    Company will hold an Investor Day on Nov. 15, 2016

    United Airlines (UAL) today reported August 2016 operational results. UAL's August 2016 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles) increased 0.6 percent and consolidated capacity (available...

  • September 02, 2016

    United Airlines continued its stretch of record-breaking operational performance by achieving its best on-time results for a summer travel season in company history. Beginning June 1 through Aug....

  • September 01, 2016

    Book your flight to Havana from New York/Newark and Houston today

    The countdown to Cuba is officially underway at United Airlines after the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) awarded the company final approval to launch service to Havana from two of its...

  • August 29, 2016

    Former American Airlines president brings three decades of innovative leadership and airline experience

    United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL) today announced that Scott Kirby has been named president of United Airlines. In this newly created role, Kirby will assume responsibility for United's...

  • August 18, 2016

    Andrew Levy Named Chief Financial Officer; Julia Haywood Named Chief Commercial Officer

    United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL) today announced the addition of two key members to the company's executive leadership team with the appointment of Andrew Levy as executive vice president...

  • August 12, 2016

    United and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) announced jointly today that they have reached an agreement in principle for a joint contract covering the company's approximately 9,000...

  • August 12, 2016

    CHICAGO, Aug. 12, 2016 – The flight attendants at United Airlines, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today ratified a contract covering 25,000 flight attendants....

  • August 08, 2016

    United Airlines (UAL) today reported July 2016 operational results. UAL's July 2016 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles) increased 1.2 percent and consolidated capacity (available seat...

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