United Adding 3,000 Jobs, Buying 200 New Planes From BoeingIn addition to more seats, the planes feature better WiFi and larger overhead bins for luggage.
United Adding Flights For Largest Schedule Since Pandemic BeganChicago-based United is adding flights and destinations with an expected rebound in travel.
As Freeze In Air Travel Begins To Thaw, United Adds FlightsThe airline said Thursday that it is also restarting more than 20 domestic routes. Scheduled flights to Latin America will exceed levels before the pandemic, compared with the same stretch in 2019.
United Clinic At O'Hare Airport Opening As COVID-19 Vaccination Site ThursdayStarting Thursday, O'Hare Airport will be used as a mass vaccination site for United Airlines employees.
United: Small Electric Air Taxis Will Zip People To AirportsSeparately, Archer is announcing plans to merge with Atlas Crest Investment in a deal they value at $3.8 billion.
United Sprays Its Planes With Antimicrobial SolutionUnited plans to spray it on all its planes every seven days. That's on top of the usual disinfecting sprays between almost every flight
United CEO: Airline Industry Needs To Shrink To SurviveMunoz recently stepped down as United's CEO. He thinks business travel won't recover until there is a vaccine.
United To Require Face Masks For Passengers Starting FridayIf you don't comply, you'll be kept form boarding your flight or possibly banned from flying United again.
United Airlines Announces Furloughs Affecting 36,000 Employees"This is a big deal both for Chicago and the airline industry."
Chinese New Year Parade Goes On In Uptown Despite Coronavirus ConcernsSome community leaders have decided to cancel Chinese New Year celebrations, but in the Uptown neighborhood Saturday's parade will go on as planned.
United CEO Oscar Munoz To Step DownUnited Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz is stepping down from his post and will become executive chairman.
United Adding New Routes In Push For High-Fare PassengersMany of the flights will use a version of Boeing's 767 jet that United is configuring with fewer seats than planes it is replacing — but crucially, with more business-class seats that generate much higher fares.
More Cancellations For Boeing's 737 Max PlanesThe widespread cancellations come after the Max's anti-stall software was implicated in two fatal crashes in Ethiopia and Indonesia since October.
United Airlines Now Has Non-Binary Gender Booking Options"I'm excited to see United Airlines take the lead on this. It allows them to be more inclusive and it opens the door for more business for United and hopefully other airlines and companies throughout the country will do the same."
United To Pursue High-Fare Travelers With More Premium SeatsUnited will retrofit 21 of its Boeing 767-300ER jets starting in the next several weeks. It will reduce seats from 214 to 167 by shrinking the economy section while going from 30 to 46 business-class seats and adding 22 "premium plus" seats.