Tag: United

United applies to expand service between San Francisco and Washington National Airport

United Airlines today filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for a new daily roundtrip flight between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO). If approved, the new route will give customers more nonstop options b...

United now texts live radar maps and uses AI to keep travellers informed during weather delays

United now texts customers links to local, live radar maps during weather delays, as part of its effort to give travellers as much real-time information as possible about their trip, especially if things don't go as planned. For the past few years, the airline has used dedicated teams to write an...

United makes it easier to share award miles with family and friends

United today launched MileagePlus miles pooling, a new way for MileagePlus members to contribute and combine their miles into a joint account. Available on United.com, groups of up to five members can now share and redeem miles in one linked account. United allows any MileagePlus member, wheth...

United raises miles for Girls Scouts of the USA

This March, in celebration of International Women's Day and Girl Scouts' 112th birthday, United is encouraging MileagePlus members to donate miles to Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) to help fund life-changing experiences for Girl Scouts through travel. United will match the first one million miles...

United introduces three new international destinations

Today United announced it is expanding its leading global route network, adding new non-stop flights between New York/Newark-Marrakesh, Morocco; Tokyo/Narita-Cebu, Philippines and Houston-Medellin, Colombia. United will also increase flying to popular destinations across the globe including Hong ...

United announces daily nonstop flights between Guam and Tokyo-Haneda

United Airlines will launch daily nonstop flights between Guam and Tokyo Haneda International Airport on May 1. Flights will operate year-round and create a more direct link between Guam and Japan's capital, given the Haneda airport's proximity to the city center. These new flights build on Un...

United expands world’s largest flight training centre

United today opened a new, 150,000-square-foot building at its Flight Training Centre in Denver. Already the largest facility of its kind in the world, the additional building gives the airline the capability to add 12 more advanced full-motion flight simulators to the facility, six of which have...

United adds new corporate partners to sustainable flight fund that now exceeds $200 Million

United today announced that Aircastle, Air New Zealand, Embraer, Google, HIS, Natixis Corporate & Investment Banking, Safran Corporate Ventures, and Technip Energies are now among the 22 corporate partners that make up the airline's The United Airlines Ventures Sustainable Flight FundSM, a first...

Loose components found on Boeing 737 MAX Planes: United and Alaska Airlines report

In the aftermath of a dramatic mid-flight incident last week, both United and Alaska Airlines have reported the discovery of loose hardware on some of their Boeing 737 MAX 9 planes. This revelation follows the emergency landing of an Alaska Airlines passenger plane, where a so-called door plug co...

United Expands in Houston with $2.6B Terminal Project, State-of-the-Art Baggage System, New Club and Thousands of New Jobs

Terminal B investments include expansion of 40 gates for larger aircraft, allowing for 40% more people to fly from George Bush Intercontinental Airport New United Club will be the largest in the nation and Early Bag Storage facility is only one of its kind in North America Airline expects to creat...

United debuts direct flights between U.S. and Tulum

United announced today that it will offer non-stop flights between the United States and the soon-to-open Tulum International Airport (TQO) in Mexico with 22 weekly flights from Newark/New York, Houston and Chicago beginning March 31, 2024. On May 23, United will add daily seasonal service from Los...

United, Houston Airport System invest more than $2B in Terminal B transformation

United Airlines and the Houston Airport System (HAS) announced today a landmark investment in United's hub at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) with United's Terminal B Transformation Program. This ambitious project is set to redefine the air travel experience and cater to the future needs...

United applies to become first U.S. carrier to fly nonstop between Houston and Tokyo-Haneda Airports

United Airlines announced today it has filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for daily nonstop flights between Houston's Bush Intercontinental Airport and Tokyo's Haneda Airport. If approved, United will become the first U.S. carrier to fly nonstop service between Ho...

United launches Winter service with 50 additional daily flights

United launched its international winter schedule this year with 50 additional daily flights compared to last winter, and has become the first U.S. carrier to fly direct from the continental U.S. to Manila, Philippines and will be the only carrier to fly between the U.S. and Christchurch, New Zealan...

United promotes benefits of bluetooth enabled planes

United today showed off the capabilities of its new Bluetooth-enabled planes, with an emphasis on new AirPods Pro features that make it easier for passengers and flight crews to connect and communicate. As part of United Next, the airline's plan to modernize and grow its fleet, the carrier curren...

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