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United Airlines orders 50 Airbus A321XLRs for transatlantic route expansion

United Airlines has placed a firm order for 50 Airbus A321XLR aircraft as it begins to phase out older models and launches an expansion of transatlantic routes from its key U.S. hubs in Newark/New York and Washington D.C. United plans to take delivery of the first A321XLR in 2024 and expects to begin international service […]

Amadeus expands NDC partnership with United Airlines

Amadeus has announced a continued partnership to industrialise New Distribution Capability by developing, testing and bringing to market new content offerings. Among the new offering will be United Airlines’ new corporate bundles and dynamic bundled fares. These new products will allow customers to customise their travel on United with amenities such as Premier Access, checked […]

United Airlines Makes History Flying the Most Eco-Friendly Commercial Flight of its Kind

United Airlines, a longstanding leader among all global carriers in environmental sustainability, made history today – World Environment Day – with the departure of the Flight for the Planet, the most eco-friendly commercial flight of its kind in the history of aviation. On the Flight for the Planet, United became the first known airline to […]

United Airlines Becomes First North American Airline to Welcome the Boeing 787-10 to its Fleet

On the 5th November at Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner delivery center in Charleston, S.C., United Airlines took delivery of its first Boeing 787-10. United is the first North American airline to take delivery of the 787-10, and the first airline in the world to have the entire family of 787-8, 787-9 and 787-10 Dreamliners in its […]

Boeing and United Airlines Announce Order for Nine 787-9 Dreamliners

New order sends Boeing’s 787 net orders above 100 this year, just shy of 1,400 for the program while U.S. carrier also announces plans to expand transcontinental service with the new, larger 787-10 Boeing and United Airlines today announced the carrier is expanding its 787 Dreamliner fleet again with a new order for nine 787-9 […]

Embraer and United Airlines Sign Contract for 25 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. The contract has a value of USD 1.1 billion, based on current list prices, and will be included in Embraer’s 2018 third-quarter backlog. Deliveries will begin in the second quarter of […]

United plane blows tire on takeoff from Newark, continues flying

United Airlines domestic flight from Newark, New Jersey to Portland, Oregon, blew a tire during takeoff late on February 25, 2018. The airplane continued its flight and landed safely, officials said. United said the plane, a Boeing 737, blew one of its tires on takeoff from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), New Jersey, and alerted […]

FAA proposes $435,000 civil penalty against United Airlines

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposes a $435,000 civil penalty against United Airlines for allegedly operating an aircraft that was not in an airworthy condition. The FAA alleges that on June 9, 2014, United mechanics replaced a fuel pump pressure switch on a Boeing 787 in response to a problem that […]

United shares soar despite PR disasters

Despite the infamous “bloodying and dragging a passenger off overbooked flight” and numerous smaller-scale scandals, the shares of United Continental Holdings have reached their all-time high, according to Chicago Business Journal. Shares of United Continental Holdings – the parent company of Chicago-based United Airlines – rose 5% (from $75.69 to $78.48) on late afternoon of […]