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2013-09-03 12:20:42

Customers may earn 60 percent bonus miles with promotion CHICAGO, Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today launched an innovative three-day promotion offering MileagePlus members a bonus of up to 60 percent on award miles purchased between Sept. 3 and Sept. 5. MileagePlus members can go to www.united.com/peoplepower to purchase miles, share the promotion through social media channels and view the progress of the bonus. Each participating member will receive a minimum 30...

2013-08-29 12:20:29

Proposed route from San Francisco hub would be first service by a U.S. carrier to mainland China beyond Beijing, Shanghai CHICAGO, Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today applied to the U.S. Department of Transportation for authority to begin nonstop service linking the airline's San Francisco hub with Chengdu, China, the fourth-largest Chinese city, effective June 9, 2014. United intends to use the world's most advanced passenger airplane, the Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner,...

2013-08-12 16:20:25

Lounge opening coincides with relocation of gates and ticketing SAN DIEGO, Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines tomorrow will open its new United Club lounge in Terminal 2 at San Diego International Airport, the third club to feature the airline's new design concept. The opening coincides with the consolidation of United's terminal facilities to the newly expanded Terminal 2 West, offering customers a new ticketing lobby, baggage claim area and improved shopping and dining...

2013-08-01 12:21:24

Air Transport World awards United highest recognition for its leadership in environmental action CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today was named the Eco-Aviation "Airline of the Year" Gold Winner by Air Transport World (ATW) magazine, the top award granted by ATW in its annual Eco-Aviation Awards. The "Eco-Airline of the Year" award recognizes an airline in global commercial aviation for its eco-aviation leadership as demonstrated by consistent and impactful...

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...

2013-07-25 08:23:32

UAL Reports $521 Million Second-Quarter 2013 Profit Excluding Special Charges; $469 Million Profit Including Special Charges CHICAGO, July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines (UAL) today reported second-quarter 2013 net income of $521 million, or $1.35 per diluted share, excluding $52 million of special charges. Including special charges, UAL reported second-quarter 2013 net income of $469 million, an increase of 38 percent year-over-year, or $1.21 per diluted share. UAL...

2013-07-17 12:21:01

New winglets to improve fuel efficiency by approximately two percent for airline's next generation Boeing 737 fleet CHICAGO, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Airlines Boeing 737-800 aircraft retrofitted with the new Split Scimitar Winglet took its maiden test flight Tuesday in Everett, Wash. This advanced winglet improves on the existing blended winglets United currently has on its next generation 737 fleet. In January, United served as the launch customer for this...

2013-07-15 16:20:19

Weekly non-stop flights from Newark Liberty International Airport CHICAGO, July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines has launched weekly non-stop service to St. Lucia from its New York hub at Newark Liberty International Airport. The flights, which began on July 13, 2013, operate using Boeing 737-800 aircraft, with 16 United Business seats, 48 United Economy Plus seats and 90 United Economy seats. United flight 1642 departs Newark Liberty (EWR) on Saturdays at 8:55 a.m.,...

2013-07-15 12:20:31

Marriott and United Join to Offer Unmatched Recognition and Benefits BETHESDA, Md. and CHICAGO, July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Marriott Rewards® and United MileagePlus, two of the biggest names in travel, have joined forces to provide their most loyal members with unprecedented travel benefits. Starting today, "RewardsPlus" offers Marriott Rewards Platinum Elite members MileagePlus Premier Silver status, featuring some of United's most popular Premier perks, and gives United Global...

2013-07-12 12:20:17

CHICAGO, July 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines announced the company is teaming up with Mercedes-Benz USA to provide innovative new benefits exclusively to United's most frequent flyers seeking a luxury driving experience. MileagePlus Premier members can now receive incentives of up to $5,000 when purchasing or leasing most new 2013 or 2014 Mercedes-Benz vehicles. In addition, Premier members will receive 25,000 bonus miles, through Sept. 3, 2013, when purchasing or leasing...