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2014-04-15 12:20:59

United is first airline in the U.S. to offer mileage redemption for carbon offsets CHICAGO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Earth Month, United Airlines today announced an enhancement to its carbon-offset program that allows MileagePlus members to redeem their miles for offsets to cover the carbon emissions associated with their air travel. The company's existing program provides all United customers the opportunity to calculate and purchase offsets for their travel and cargo...

2014-04-11 12:20:25

United Airlines and the James R. Jordan Foundation partner to give straight-A students from underserved communities trip of a lifetime CHICAGO, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines and the James R. Jordan Foundation are sending four straight-A Chicago-area students and their families on the trip of a lifetime Sunday morning as part of United Airlines' "Family Dream Vacation Program." The hard-working students from Chicago's West Haven and Englewood neighborhoods have...

2014-04-09 12:20:53

Newest Dreamliner is longer, travels farther and carries more passengers CHICAGO, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines' first 787-9 Dreamliner rolled out of final assembly Tuesday evening at Boeing's Everett, Wash., facility. The rollout marks the first major milestone in the aircraft's production ahead of its expected delivery this summer. The Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner is the second and newest member of the fuel-efficient 787 family. With the fuselage stretched 20 feet longer...

2014-04-01 23:04:38

Leading event media company BizBash will use Topi’s mobile event technology to enhance engagement and networking. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 BizBash, the premier source for event-planning news, ideas, and resources online, in print, and face-to-face, taps into Topi’s innovative mobile app to unlock networking opportunities and enhance attendees’ experience at its BizBash Live: The Expo shows around the US. Topi combines the best elements of social networking and...

2014-04-01 12:25:12

NEW YORK, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the revolutionary March 1(st) TEDxManhattan live NYC event, Ken Cook, President of Environmental Working Group, gave voice to what every viewer across the U.S. and around the globe was thinking: "TEDxManhattan has changed the food movement." Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140401/PH95331LOGO Just released and available now on the TEDxManhattan YouTube channel is the outstanding collection of talks that made "Changing the Way We Eat" 2014...

2014-03-28 12:20:46

New flights expand United's extensive trans-Pacific network SAN FRANCISCO and HOUSTON, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines is expanding its extensive trans-Pacific network this weekend, connecting its San Francisco hub with Taipei, Taiwan, beginning Saturday, and launching a second daily flight between Houston and Tokyo on Sunday. United will host inaugural gate events in both San Francisco and Houston, marking the importance of these flights to tourism and economic...

2014-03-27 23:28:57

A TEDxNJIT event will take place again on April 3, 2014 in the Jim Wise Theatre on the New Jersey Institute of Technology campus and also via an accompanying live simulcast broadcast available to viewers worldwide. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 A TEDxNJIT event will take place again on April 3, 2014 in the Jim Wise Theatre on the New Jersey Institute of Technology campus and also via an accompanying live simulcast broadcast available to viewers worldwide. The independently organized...

2014-03-27 12:20:40

Airline to install charging stations at airports nationwide CHICAGO, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines is making it easier for customers to power up their phones, tablets, laptops and gaming devices while traveling. This month the airline began installing nearly 500 electronics charging stations in customer seating areas at many of the airports United serves. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140327/cg92262 To download a high-resolution copy of this photo, visit the...

2014-03-26 23:27:40

Imaginovation launches the TEDx event website for Duke University. The website was very successful for the student run event at the University, and resulted in all tickets being sold out. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Imaginovation, a web design and software development firm in Raleigh, NC was selected from the TEDx committee at Duke University to implement the TEDxDUKE 2014 website to promote and help sell the event to students and local community. The TEDx committee chose...

2014-03-24 12:20:50

Official airline of NAHJ 30th-anniversary special events during 2014 CHICAGO, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines announced today that it has renewed its partnership with the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) and will be the official airline of the organization's special events throughout 2014. "United is looking forward to its eighth consecutive year sponsoring NAHJ as the organization celebrates its 30(th) anniversary," said Nene Foxhall, United's...