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2013-07-02 12:21:30

Adds new features; mobile boarding pass scanning to be available at all U.S. locations CHICAGO, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced refreshed applications for iPhone, Android and BlackBerry 10 that include streamlined user interfaces along with a new feature, also available on Windows Phone 8, which will enable customers to manage their travel in real time during irregular flight operations. With the new feature, United mobile app users who experience flight...

2013-07-01 16:21:04

NEW YORK, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines, the largest airline in the New York area, is launching new advertising today that spotlights both the company's extensive flight schedule from the New York area and United's p.s. Premium Service, which offers customers international-style travel on flights that link New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport with Los Angeles and San Francisco. The television ad will air on New York stations through September. This summer's...

2013-06-27 16:21:21

CHICAGO, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced that it has reached a tentative agreement with the Transport Workers Union on a new collective bargaining agreement for flight simulator engineers based at its Houston flight training facility. The agreement is subject to ratification by its members. "We thank the members of the negotiating committee in reaching this agreement and appreciate their hard work," said Doug McKeen, senior vice president of labor...

2013-06-21 12:20:10

CHICAGO, June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA-Free Report), Ryanair Holdings plc (Nasdaq:RYAAY-Free Report), United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UAL-Free Report), Air Lease Corporation (NYSE:AL-Free Report) and General...

2013-06-14 16:20:30

CHICAGO, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second straight year, United Airlines will donate one million MileagePlus miles to Make-A-Wish(®) Illinois, a donation that will help children with life-threatening illnesses reach their wish destinations. The airline donated the miles as part of the annual Make-A-Wish "Mileathon" held earlier this week. United pledged to match up to one million miles donated by its MileagePlus members during the one-day Mileathon - part of the...

2013-06-13 04:21:36

LONDON, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 6-7 June 2013 saw a host of sound aficionados gathering at Chelsea College of Art's Sounding Space symposium for discussions centred around the BE OPEN Sound Portal. This event was both a showcase for work produced by UAL students, who have been using the Portal to develop sound art, and marked the culmination of BE OPEN's year-long exploration into sensory design. The Portal is a state-of-the-art, ambisonic space, devised by BE OPEN,...

2013-06-12 16:21:34

CHICAGO, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Urban League in conjunction with the China-United States Exchange Foundation and United Airlines will lead Chicago high school students on an educational, cultural and social journey-of-a-lifetime through China. More than 20 Chicago students will spend two weeks of their summer vacation, June 22 - July 6, taking in the sights, sounds and cultural offerings of Beijing, Shanghai and other Chinese cities. Hailing from more than 15...

2013-06-12 16:21:15

Flat-bed seats now on 183 international long-haul aircraft, more than any U.S. carrier CHICAGO, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines now features 180-degree flat-bed seats and personal on-demand entertainment in the premium cabins on all scheduled, long-haul international flights from the airline's eight North American hubs and between Seattle and Tokyo Narita. United is the only U.S. carrier to exclusively provide flat-bed comfort to premium cabin travelers on such...

2013-06-10 16:20:24

United's Dreamliner returns to international skies with Denver to Tokyo flight DENVER, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today re-launched international service on the 787 Dreamliner with the inaugural flight from the airline's hub in Denver to Tokyo-Narita International Airport. The daily flight marks the Mile High City's first nonstop connection to Asia, a highly anticipated milestone in Denver's history. "We share the excitement with the Denver community and want to...

2013-06-04 12:20:29

United executes definitive purchase agreement for 15 million gallons of cost-competitive, commercial-scale, sustainable aviation biofuel to be used on flights departing LAX in 2014 CHICAGO, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today executed a definitive purchase agreement with AltAir Fuels for cost-competitive, sustainable, advanced biofuels at commercial scale, representing a historic milestone for aviation. With United's strategic partnership, AltAir Fuels will retrofit...