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2014-05-14 12:22:33

LAX is fifth domestic hub featuring the ultimate connecting convenience LOS ANGELES, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today expanded its Mercedes-Benz tarmac transportation service to Los Angeles International Airport, offering the airline's top frequent flyers increased comfort and a new way to save time when connecting through the airline's hub. United will chauffeur selected Global Services members and United Global First customers to their connections in Los...

2014-05-12 12:21:00

Daily flights to Tokyo's close-in airport complement new service this year to Taipei, Chengdu SAN FRANCISCO, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines, the U.S. carrier with the most extensive global reach, today announced it will add Tokyo's Haneda Airport to its route network, with daily nonstop service from San Francisco effective Oct. 26, 2014, subject to government approval. Haneda Airport will be the tenth trans-Pacific destination that United serves nonstop from San...

2014-05-07 12:21:49

New service provides convenient connections to more than 20 other destinations in Central and South America DENVER, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced that it will introduce nonstop flights between its hub at Denver International Airport and Panama City beginning Dec. 3, subject to government approval with flights available for sale at a later date. The new service will operate daily November through August and five times weekly in September and October,...

2014-05-03 20:20:31

CHICAGO, May 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines Chairman, President and CEO Jeff Smisek issued the following statement today concerning the news of the death of former U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar. "Congressman Jim Oberstar was a leader when it came to transportation. He spent his entire career dedicated to strengthening our nation's transportation systems and basic infrastructure. His was a trusted voice when it came to aviation. He advocated for the United States aviation...

2014-04-28 12:22:02

State-of-the-art Terminal B facility features the latest customer self-service technologies BOSTON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines and Massport today unveiled a new 10-gate concourse in Boston Logan International Airport's Terminal B that lets customers travel more quickly and efficiently while enjoying state-of-the-art amenities. Scheduled to open April 30, the Terminal B concourse brings United's Boston operations together under one roof, offering greater...

2014-04-24 12:22:36

Daily nonstop flights to the capital of Bavaria HOUSTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today launches daily nonstop service between its Houston hub at George Bush Intercontinental Airport and Munich, linking the fourth-largest city in the U.S. with the capital of Bavaria and offering Houston-area travelers access to dozens of additional cities in Europe, India and the Middle East. "We are pleased to give Houston business and leisure travelers direct access to...

2014-04-24 08:21:45

UAL Reports $489 Million First-Quarter 2014 Loss Excluding Special Items; $609 Million Loss Including Special Items CHICAGO, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines (UAL) today reported a first-quarter 2014 net loss of $489 million, or $1.33 per share, excluding $120 million of special items. Including special items, UAL reported a first-quarter 2014 net loss of $609 million, or $1.66 per share. -- Historic severe weather increased United's first-quarter loss by...

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...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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