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Updated: Hurricane Harvey Continues to Disrupt Flights Across the U.S.

Hurricane Harvey made landfall in southeast Texas over the weekend causing widespread destruction and disruption, along with disrupting thousands of flights across the country. The storm made landfall as a category four storm, with winds up to 130 mph being reported, southwest of Houston. With the city being a major hub for two national carriers, United and Southwest, the hurricane has rippled across both airlines' route maps. On Thursday, 160 flights had been cancelled at airports on the gulf coast,…

‘New Spirit of United’ Arrives to Support Disaster Relief Efforts…

The tragic flooding in the Houston area during Hurricane Harvey is wreaking havoc on the local community. For one airline, sending support to its second largest hub extended much farther than travel waivers or meal vouches, but humanitarian aid in the form of three wide-body flights. With 484 combined daily…

United to Award Bonus Miles to Members Who Donate for…

United Airlines has announced a new partnership with disaster relief organizations, such as the American Red Cross, to assist in the relief efforts for those affected by Hurricane Harvey by incentivizing frequent fliers to donate. United Airlines is offering bonus miles to MileagePlus members who donate to American Red Cross,…