United is joining other major U.S. carriers with the addition of a premium economy cabin. This new cabin, called Premium Plus, will serve as the airline’s first premium economy product and will officially debut as early
Four major U.S. airlines took a stand against the federal government, asking it not to use any of their flights to transport migrant children separated from their families. Earlier this year, Attorney General Jeff Sessions
Following the success of the Boeing 757-200, the Boeing 757-300 was originally launched in 1996 as a way to provide a narrowbody alternative to the Boeing 767-200 and McDonnell-Douglas MD-10. The aircraft would have the
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
United Airlines announced that it will be working with American Humane, the country’s first national humane organization. This will be to improve the well-being of animals that are traveling on United. American Humane has been
Seattle-based Alaska Airlines has announced the introduction of a basic economy fare for its passengers. The announcement was made during an earnings call earlier this week. The new fare class will be called “Saver Fare,”
United Airlines announced yesterday that it has taken delivery of its first 737 MAX 9 aircraft from the Boeing Delivery Center in Seattle, Wash. The new aircraft reduces fuel use and CO2 emissions significantly compared to older
The East Coast’s commercial aviation sector was hit with a heavy dose of bad luck early this week, featuring three back-to-back inflight mechanical incidents involving separate U.S. airlines. In every case, however, the rigid and persistent
Facing numerous challenges and opportunities, leaders of airlines oftentimes come from different backgrounds. Some may rise through the ranks of the airlines while some may be pulled from other industries. These varying backgrounds also impact
United’s first 737 MAX 9 made its initial appearance in full paint on Friday evening. The aircraft, which is due to start service on June 7, sported a different livery compared to its 737 counterparts.
Air New Zealand announced new nonstop service between Auckland and Chicago beginning Nov. 30. This new route will deepen the joint venture relationship that United Airlines and Air New Zealand currently have. In addition, United’s
This past week has been a week to forget for United Airlines as three separate incidents with passengers’ pets have caused a PR nightmare for the airline. One incident involved a passengers pet passing away
Following the crackdown on faux emotional support animals and the two United Airlines incidents this past week, it is important that travelers know what to expect when bringing their pets onboard airplanes. For example, did
The nations third busiest airport may be getting bigger. The Chicago Tribune is reporting that the city of Chicago and the airlines serving Chicago O’Hare are nearing an $8.5 billion deal to expand the airport.
As the Gulf carriers continue to grow their fleets and expand their route networks, U.S. carriers continue to pursue their agendas in reversing the Open Skies agreement between the United States and the United Arab
As the official airline of Team USA, United Airlines sent 16 athletes, including members from the Freestyle Ski Team to the Olympic Winter Games on Tuesday. United flight 893 departed San Francisco at 10:45 a.m.
The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, a famous city landmark and venue in Downtown Los Angeles, will become the United Airlines Memorial Coliseum in a $69 million naming rights agreement struck between United Airlines and the