United teams load carts with humanitarian supplies in the aft galley of the Boeing 777-300ER (Photo: United Airlines)

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

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 regional and mainline flights, United's hub at Houston Intercontinental is expansive, and it's no secret that Harvey will paralyze the operation for weeks, if not months. On Sunday, the airport…