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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...

2014-04-14 12:27:51

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding SIRIUS XM Radio Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI), United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL), Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC), Pandora Media, Inc. (NYSE: P) and United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE: UPS). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership,...

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...

2014-04-08 16:20:32

App offers customers new features, improved design and functionality CHICAGO, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today launched its all-new mobile application for the Android platform, offering customers innovative new features, smoother functionality and an improved touch-friendly design that enables travelers to access information more quickly and easily. The new Android app, available at united.com/mobile, follows United's redesign of the mobile app for the iOS 7 platform, which...

2014-04-04 12:20:39

New York area's largest airline offers 2014 Festival tickets to MileagePlus members CHICAGO, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced its sponsorship of the Tribeca Film Festival, providing United customers exclusive onboard entertainment options and an opportunity to attend a special private screening on April 24 at the 13th annual Tribeca Film Festival in Lower Manhattan. United is the New York area's largest airline, offering more flights and more seats from...

2014-04-01 12:24:51

Airline to match donations up to four million miles throughout April CHICAGO, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines is proud to join the Make-A-Wish Wishes in Flight campaign this month. Throughout April, when MileagePlus members donate miles to Make-A-Wish, United will match the miles to help support wishes that involve travel for children and their families. Customers can visit www.united.com/charitymiles to donate and help wishes come true. The airline will match up to...

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...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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