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2014-03-28 12:21:16

Company recognizes employees who go above and beyond in their daily jobs for customers, co-workers and the airline CHICAGO, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Airlines aircraft took to the skies today to honor the company's top 100 employees. The new Boeing 737-900ER features the company's "United 100" logo on the exterior. The airline designed the United 100 program to recognize 100 employees nominated and selected by their co-workers for exemplary performance or achievements...

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 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...

2014-03-13 16:21:11

CHICAGO, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today expanded its Mercedes-Benz tarmac transportation service to San Francisco International Airport, offering members of the airline's invitation-only Global Services program greater comfort and convenience throughout their travel experience. United will offer the tarmac service this spring - using Mercedes-Benz GL350 BlueTEC SUVs with environmentally friendly clean diesel technology - to chauffeur some Global Services...

2014-03-10 08:20:19

CHICAGO, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines (UAL) today reported February 2014 operational results. UAL's February 2014 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles) decreased 0.3 percent and consolidated capacity (available seat miles) decreased 0.9 percent versus February 2013. UAL's February 2014 consolidated load factor increased 0.5 points compared to February 2013. The company's operations were significantly impacted by winter storms in February, and in total UAL...

2014-03-06 12:20:12

Hangar expands airline's maintenance capability for widebody aircraft by 33 percent at airport NEWARK, N.J., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just weeks after opening its new Global Services reception lobby at Newark Liberty International Airport, United Airlines today unveiled its latest investment in the New York area's largest hub airport - a new widebody aircraft maintenance hangar. United invested $35 million to construct the facility, which will help support the airline's...

2014-03-04 20:20:08

Live audio webcast available at ir.united.com CHICAGO, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines (NYSE: UAL) will present at the 2014 J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation and Industrials Conference on Monday, March 10. The presentation will begin at 8:30 a.m. CDT / 9:30 a.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...

2014-02-27 12:21:59

Menu changes also feature the expansion of premium wine service CHICAGO, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines is elevating the inflight dining experience with the addition of new menu items, including gluten-free options for premium-cabin and United Economy customers. On March 1, the company will switch from regular to gluten-free salad dressing on its premium-cabin menu on flights departing the United States to points throughout North and Central America - routes that...

2014-02-21 12:27:44

CHICAGO, Feb. 21, 2014 /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 Hewlett Packard (NYSE:HPQ-Free Report), GOL Linhas Aereas (NYSE:GOL-Free Report), Delta Airlines Inc. (NYSE:DAL-Free Report), United Continental Holdings Inc. (NYSE:UAL-Free Report) and American Airlines...

2014-02-20 12:20:15

Six-times-weekly Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner flights begin October 2014 LOS ANGELES, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced that it will introduce nonstop flights between its hub at Los Angeles International Airport and Melbourne, Australia, effective Oct. 26, 2014 (westbound), subject to government approval. The airline will fly the route six times weekly with Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft. United is the North American launch customer for the 787-9, and this...


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