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United Airlines and AirlineGeeks Celebrate National Aviation Day with Behind-the-Scenes Tour

Aug. 19, known to most AvGeeks as National Aviation Day, celebrated its 80th anniversary this year. Continuing its yearly tradition, AirlineGeeks once again offered aviation enthusiasts a behind-the-scenes look at airline operations across the country, teaming up this year with United Airlines and regional airline Mesa Airlines. On the East Coast, 20 aviation enthusiasts had the opportunity to tour United Airlines' operation at Washington Dulles International Airport, one of the airline's Northeast hubs. Behind-the-Scenes with United Airlines at Dulles Airport…

United Airlines and AirlineGeeks Celebrate National Aviation Day with Behind-the-Scenes…

Aug. 19, known to most AvGeeks as National Aviation Day, celebrated its 80th anniversary this year. Continuing its yearly tradition, AirlineGeeks once again offered aviation enthusiasts a behind-the-scenes look at airline operations across the country, teaming up this year with United Airlines and regional airline Mesa Airlines. On the East…

United, Air India Marketing New Delhi Flights as Nonstop Despite…

With Pakistan restricting access to its airspace, airlines operating in the region have been forced to take indirect flight paths to get to their destinations. While this may mean an extra hour or so flying time and a brief delay for some, it means fuel stops for those flying the…

Report: United to Update Globe Livery Acquired in Continental Merger

The United Airlines of yesteryear had always been synonymous with one symbol, the tulip. Although not of Dutch origins where the tulip was once a highly valued and speculated upon commodity, United had sported the tulip, merely consisting of four lines with curved edges, for nearly 40 years on its…

United Takes Delivery of Boeing 787-10, First Airline to Operate…

United Airlines has become the first North American airline to take delivery of Boeing’s newest Dreamliner, the Boeing 787-10, receiving the aircraft from Boeing on Monday. The first American airline to operate the Dreamliner a year after its first delivery back in 2012, United has since purchased aircraft in every…

Loyalty Has Its Perks: Bid for Dinner with a Retired…

Members of United Airlines’ Mileage Plus program, the Chicago-based airline’s frequent flyer loyalty program, will have the chance to say one last farewell to United’s now-retired Boeing 747-400 aircraft. Through its MileagePlus Exclusives program, members with an excess of award miles can bid on access to private events ranging from…

United Airlines Announces Start Date for Boeing 737 MAX 9

Just three days after the aircraft was cleared for commercial operations by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), United Airlines announced its initial routes for the carrier's newest single-aisle addition, the Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft. The announcement comes after an exciting month for Boeing, first with the unveiling of the…

United Continues to Shatter Long-Haul Records with New Routes and…

United Airlines has wasted no time in utilizing its newest widebody additions: the Boeing 777-300ER and the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. For the Chicago-based carrier, the two aircraft are the largest in its fleet with some of the longest ranges among current aircraft offerings. United’s most recent additions to its route…

United Airlines Unveils Advertising Campaign for Team USA and 2018…

On Wednesday, United employees, aviation enthusiasts, and members of the press all gathered at the Helen Mills Event Space and Theater on 26th Street in Midtown, Manhattan for the unveiling of United’s 2018 Winter Olympics Team USA advertising campaign. [caption id="attachment_18996" align="alignnone" width="1024"] United's 2018 Team USA logo outside of…

United Airlines Announces Additional Routes, Two New Destinations

On Monday, United Airlines announced a major update to its route network with most of its hubs throughout the United States seeing new routes. Monday's announcement saw the addition of 10 new routes from five of its seven hubs, along with new service to Elmira, N.Y. and Wilmington, N.C. From…