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Dec 22, 2014, 10:45 ET
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United Airlines Announces New Summer Flights Between Chicago and Rome

United Airlines will launch new nonstop flights between its Chicago hub at O'Hare International Airport and Rome on May 16, 2015, subject to...

Dec 18, 2014, 14:10 ET
Children enjoy a winter wonderland at San Francisco International Airport on Dec. 6, 2014.

United Airlines Flies Kids in Need to Unbelievable Holiday Destination

 United Airlines flew more than 800 deserving children on Fantasy Flights to the "North Pole" this month. The kids boarded aircraft bound for...

Dec 18, 2014, 11:07 ET
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5 Ways the United Airlines Mobile App is Your Best Holiday Travel Companion

 With the height of the holiday travel season just days away, United Airlines encourages customers to make its industry-leading mobile app...

Dec 15, 2014, 10:15 ET
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United Increases Service to China this Summer

 United Airlines today announced it will operate additional flights to Shanghai and Chengdu, China, from the airline's premier trans-Pacific...

Dec 10, 2014, 14:15 ET
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United Airlines Bringing Apple's iPhone 6 Plus On Board for Flight Attendants

 United Airlines today announced the carrier will equip its flight attendants with Apple's iPhone 6 Plus, putting important safety and service...

Dec 08, 2014, 16:35 ET
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United Reports November 2014 Operational Performance

 United Airlines (UAL) today reported November 2014 operational results. UAL's November 2014 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles)...

Dec 05, 2014, 12:50 ET
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United to Launch New Daily Service to Santiago, Chile

United Airlines launches its new daily flights between Houston and Santiago, Chile, this Sunday, offering the only nonstop service between...

Dec 05, 2014, 12:05 ET
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United Airlines Rounds Out 2014 with More than Two Dozen Awards

 United Airlines continued in 2014 to create a more flyer-friendly experience for its customers, and the company ends the year with more than...

Dec 01, 2014, 16:30 ET
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United Airlines Named 'Airline of the Year' by Global Traveler

 United Airlines today announced that Global Traveler has named United Airlines its 2014 Airline of the Year. A panel of Global Traveler...

Nov 25, 2014, 12:30 ET
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United Airlines Takes Giving to New Heights This Holiday Season

United Airlines is teaming up with CrowdRise, the popular online crowdfunding platform, to show the power of giving this holiday season. The...

Nov 24, 2014, 11:36 ET
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United MileagePlus Introduces MileagePlus X Mobile App for In-Store Purchases

 United Airlines is kicking off the holiday shopping season by offering a test group of MileagePlus members a new, convenient way to pay for...

Nov 24, 2014, 10:10 ET
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United Airlines Adds Trans-Atlantic Routes for Summer 2015

 United Airlines, the U.S. airline with the most comprehensive global route network, today announced new trans-Atlantic summer-season service...

Nov 21, 2014, 14:18 ET
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United Airlines Enables Personal Device Entertainment for Android Users

 United Airlines customers using Android devices can now use the latest version of the United app to access the airline's complimentary...

Nov 20, 2014, 14:15 ET
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United Airlines Extends Relationship with Cleveland Browns

 United Airlines has extended its relationship with the Cleveland Browns, building on its ongoing service to the Cleveland area and the team....

Nov 20, 2014, 13:00 ET
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United Achieves Joint Labor Agreements with Two Additional Work Groups

United today announced that the company's approximately 140 fleet technical instructors, represented by the International Association of Machinists...

Nov 19, 2014, 10:33 ET
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United Airlines Earns 4th Consecutive Perfect Score in Corporate Equality Index

United Airlines earned a perfect score in the Human Rights Campaign's 2015 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) – the fourth straight year the...

Nov 10, 2014, 17:30 ET
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United Reports October 2014 Operational Performance

United Airlines (UAL) today reported October 2014 operational results. UAL's October 2014 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles) increased...

Nov 10, 2014, 16:57 ET
Flanked by veterans and members of the uniformed services, United Airlines Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Smisek today signed a Statement of Support affirming the company's commitment to the National Guard and Reserves. "At United, we are honored to have thousands of brave men and women throughout our company who served or are currently serving in the military," said Smisek. "We take great pride in the training and professionalism they bring to the job every day and are forever...

United Pledges Support for National Guardsmen and Reservists

 Flanked by veterans and members of the uniformed services, United Airlines Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Smisek today...

Nov 10, 2014, 14:38 ET
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United Airlines Applauds New Agreement Between the United States and China

 United Airlines Chairman, President and CEO Jeff Smisek issued a statement today applauding the new agreement between the Chinese and U.S....

Nov 10, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Amigos and United Airlines Announce 10th Annual Latin America Photo Contest Winner

 United Airlines and Amigos de las Americas (AMIGOS) today announced the winner of the 2014 Latin America Photo Contest. Sandrena Ruth...