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2014-06-04 08:20:26

Airline inaugurates The Queen's Terminal, moves Heathrow operations "under one roof" LONDON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today became the first airline to operate a flight at London Heathrow Airport's new Terminal 2: The Queen's Terminal. United flight 958, a Boeing 767 from Chicago, arrived at gate 38B at 5:49 a.m. local time. United flight 958 was the first of United's 17 scheduled flight arrivals at Terminal 2 today. The airline also is scheduled to operate 17...

2014-06-02 12:21:44

Proceeds from the limited-edition GUND® teddy bears benefit Happy Hearts Fund CHICAGO, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines' customers can now bring smiles and bear hugs to children in need with a contribution to Happy Hearts Fund. With a $20 contribution or more, United will deliver a limited-edition GUND® teddy bear, "Ben Flyin,"? to children experiencing health struggles or economic hardship in communities the airline serves worldwide. Ben Flyin, the seventh limited-edition bear...

2014-05-29 12:21:02

CHICAGO, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines (NYSE: UAL) will present at the Deutsche Bank Global Industrials and Basic Materials Conference on Wednesday, June 4. The presentation will begin at 12:45 p.m. CDT / 1:45 p.m. EDT. The live audio webcast and accompanying presentation will be available on the investor relations section of United's website at ir.united.com. The company will archive the audio webcast on the website within 24 hours of the presentation and the webcast...

2014-05-27 12:22:00

FAA awards aircraft maintenance technicians with 50 years of service with special honor CHICAGO, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of National Aircraft Maintenance Technician Day - observed May 24 - United is paying tribute to the contributions and hard work of its most senior mechanics who have earned the Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award. Upon completion of 50 years of service in aviation maintenance, with at least 30 years as a certified FAA technician, a mechanic qualifies...

2014-05-27 12:21:27

CHICAGO, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced that the company has reached a tentative agreement on a new joint collective bargaining agreement with the Professional Airline Flight Control Association (PAFCA) and the Transport Workers Union (TWU) for United's dispatchers. PAFCA represents dispatchers at the United subsidiary, and TWU represents dispatchers at the Continental subsidiary. The tentative agreement covers and is subject to ratification by United's...

2014-05-22 12:22:04

First scheduled nonstop service between the two cities CHICAGO, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines, Chicago's hometown carrier, today begins the city's first-ever flights to Edinburgh, Scotland, with summer-season service through Oct. 5, 2014. "United is pleased to add new seasonal nonstop service from Chicago to Scotland's capital," said Charles Duncan, United's vice president of the O'Hare hub. "This new route will offer direct service between the two cities and provide...

2014-05-22 12:21:43

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The markets on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 ended on a higher note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 16,533.06, up 0.97% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,131.54, up 0.85%. The S&P 500 edged 0.81% higher, to finish the day at 1,888.03. The gains were broad based as all the ten sectors edged higher. Investor-Edge looks at some of the equities which...

2014-05-19 12:20:55

Aircraft offers customers an improved regional flying experience CHICAGO, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines has introduced the Embraer 175 aircraft to the United Express fleet, with service on the modern and spacious regional jet operating between Chicago and top business markets Washington and Boston. United Express carrier SkyWest Airlines began Boston service today. Service between Chicago and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport began Saturday. The E175 flights complement...

2014-05-15 12:22:27

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Foundation Awards United the 2014 Sustainability Outstanding Achievement Award for Travel Suppliers CHICAGO, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines this week was honored with a Sustainability Outstanding Achievement Award as a travel supplier by the GBTA Foundation and Project ICARUS. The Foundation recognized United for outstanding leadership, innovation and commitment to delivering industry-leading sustainability programs, products and...

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...


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