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2014-02-27 12:21:59

Menu changes also feature the expansion of premium wine service CHICAGO, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines is elevating the inflight dining experience with the addition of new menu items, including gluten-free options for premium-cabin and United Economy customers. On March 1, the company will switch from regular to gluten-free salad dressing on its premium-cabin menu on flights departing the United States to points throughout North and Central America - routes that...

2014-02-13 00:20:15

SINGAPORE, February 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New research shows comfort is key to Asian passengers Airbus today published a new research report about the comfort demands of Asian economy class passengers. 'The Future of Comfort: Asia' conducted by global future consultancy Future Laboratory, reveals new insights into the evolving demands of tomorrow's increasingly influential Asian air passengers. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140213/668458-INFO )...

2014-02-04 20:20:26

The fastest way for customers to change travel plans is via United.com or the United mobile app CHICAGO, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced travel options for customers whose flight plans may be disrupted by winter weather impacting much of the country. Weather conditions will lead to the delay or cancellation of flights into and out of several Midwest and East Coast airports, including United's hubs at Chicago, Cleveland, Newark and Washington Dulles. For...

2014-01-02 20:20:03

The fastest way for customers to change travel plans is via united.com or the United mobile app CHICAGO, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced travel options for customers whose flight plans may be disrupted by winter weather impacting the Midwest and East Coast regions. Weather conditions will lead to the delay or cancellation of certain flights into and out of several Midwest and East Coast airports, including United's hubs at Chicago, Cleveland, Newark and...

2013-12-02 12:21:01

CHICAGO, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced it is the first and only airline to offer premium-cabin, flat-bed seats on every scheduled transcontinental flight between New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport and San Francisco and between New York JFK and Los Angeles. The airline has completed an extensive redesign of 15 Boeing 757-200s that fly these p.s. "Premium Service"? routes. The revamped p.s. aircraft offer 28 180-degree flat-bed United BusinessFirst...

2013-11-16 04:20:05

LONDON, November 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- International research from Airbus reveals that a new generation of discerning passengers are increasingly researching in-flight seat comfort prior to booking long haul full service flights. They are also prepared to dig deeper into their pocket to pay for more comfort in economy. Some 54 per cent believe an increase of seat comfort is critical, leading to 41 per cent prepared to pay more within economy and five per cent considering...

2013-10-14 12:20:39

Airline offers more long-haul overseas flights with satellite Wi-Fi than any other U.S. carrier CHICAGO, Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines has launched its 100(th) aircraft equipped with satellite Wi-Fi Internet connectivity, offering more customers the ability to stay connected inflight. United offers satellite Wi-Fi on more long-haul overseas flights than any other U.S.-based carrier, enabling customers throughout the aircraft to connect to the Internet via their...

2013-09-20 12:20:58

"Flyer-friendly" is "user-friendly" for today's customers CHICAGO, Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today debuts its new brand campaign, featuring the iconic "Fly the Friendly Skies" tagline, reinterpreted for today's travelers. The new campaign, United's biggest in more than a decade, is based on feedback from customers that "user-friendly" today means the combination of service, technology and product enhancements. United has designed its investments in its global route...

2013-08-01 12:20:57

CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines customers who want to enjoy fresh food in flight now have new options available for purchase, as the airline today debuted its Choice Menu "Bistro on Board."? The options are available to United Economy customers on most flights scheduled for more than three-and-a-half hours within North America and to and from Central America. Breakfast Bistro on Board selections include a ham and Swiss baguette; a sweet cheese pastry; and a...

2013-07-08 08:21:15

CHICAGO and NEW YORK, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --LOT Polish Airlines has extended its sale on its business class and premium economy seats to Poland until July 16, 2013. Travelers can take advantage of these great deals such as a $2848 round-trip business class fare from New York's JFK to Warsaw or $1657 in premium economy. Chicago to Warsaw in business class is only $3,148 round-trip or $1757 in premium economy. These sample fares include all taxes, fees and surcharges. (Logo:...