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Groundforce Portugal receives Safety Excellence Award

Groundforce Portugal has received the “Safety Excellence Program – Gold Award” for its commitment to the United Airlines Safety Excellence Program. The Program aims to significantly reduce damages to aircrafts and injuries to people on the ground. This award distinguishes the United Airlines destinations that meet several operational security requirements. This is the third time […]

United Opens Its Largest Club in the Country

New, 30,000 sq.-ft. United ClubSM at Newark Liberty International Airport offers more modern United brand experience with views of the Manhattan skyline, close to 500 seats, spa-like shower suites and a barista-staffed coffee shop United Airlines today announced the opening of its new, nearly 30,000 square-foot United Club location at Newark Liberty International Airport, offering […]

United Becomes First U.S. Airline to Sign Agreement to Purchase Sustainable Aviation Fuel Overseas

Agreement with Neste for more than 50 million gallons of SAF to initially fuel United flights out of Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport Largest SAF agreement Neste has made with a passenger airline  United, which has invested in more sustainable fuel production than any other airline in the world, became the first US airline to sign an […]

Turning Carbon Dioxide into Sustainable Fuel: United and Oxy Low Carbon Ventures Announce Collaboration with Biotech Firm to Create New Fuel Sources

United Airlines Ventures (UAV) and Oxy Low Carbon Ventures (OLCV) today announced a collaboration with Houston-based biotech firm Cemvita Factory to commercialize the production of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) intended to be developed through a revolutionary new process using carbon dioxide (CO2) and synthetic microbes. UAV also announced an equity investment in Cemvita Factory. OLCV, […]

United Airlines to offer Covid-19 testing option on Hawaii flights

United Airlines has become the first United States-based airline to launch a Covid-19 pilot testing program for travellers. It is hoped the move could make it easier for passengers to manage quarantine requirements and entry conditions of popular destinations around the world. Starting on October 15th, customers traveling on United from San Francisco International Airport […]

United Adds Antimicrobial Spray to Already Extensive Cabin-Cleaning Measures

United Airlines today announced that it is adding Zoono Microbe Shield, an EPA registered antimicrobial coating that forms a long-lasting bond with surfaces and inhibits the growth of microbes, to the airline’s already rigorous safety and cleaning procedures. United is currently applying the coating each week on more than 30 aircraft to seats, tray tables, […]

United Airlines Strengthens Global Network, Adding New Nonstops to Africa, India and Hawaii

United Airlines today announced plans to expand its global route network with new nonstop service to Africa, India and Hawaii. With these new routes, United will offer more nonstop service to India and South Africa than any other U.S. carrier and remains the largest carrier between the U.S. mainland and Hawaii. Starting this December, United will […]

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 […]