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Jun 30, 2015, 08:00 ET
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United Airlines Purchases Stake in Fulcrum BioEnergy with $30 Million Investment

United Airlines today announced an historic $30 million equity investment in U.S.-based alternative fuels developer Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc., a...

Jun 29, 2015, 17:37 ET
On the heels of the U.S. Supreme Court's marriage equality ruling, hundreds of United Airlines employees marched through the streets of Chicago, Houston, New York and San Francisco this past weekend to celebrate the historic decision and cap off a memorable LGBT Pride Month. Throughout June, the company also hosted Pride events for customers and employees in several of its hub markets, as well as internationally in cities like São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

United Airlines Employees Show LGBT Pride throughout June

 On the heels of the U.S. Supreme Court's marriage equality ruling, hundreds of United Airlines employees marched through the streets of...

Jun 26, 2015, 12:00 ET
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United Airlines and Azul Brazilian Airlines Form Long-Term Strategic Partnership

 United Airlines and Azul Brazilian Airlines today announced a new strategic partnership in which United will acquire an approximate 5 percent...

Jun 26, 2015, 10:15 ET
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United Airlines Applauds Supreme Court Decision on Marriage Equality

 United Airlines issued the following statement today after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on the issue of same-sex marriage: "Today's historic...

Jun 22, 2015, 14:00 ET
Chicago students at O'Hare just before they embark on their exchange trip to China.

United Airlines Teams Up with the Chicago Urban League to Fly Local Students to China

 United Airlines and the Chicago Urban League, along with the China-United States Exchange Foundation, is leading Chicago high school students...

Jun 16, 2015, 12:00 ET
United Airlines, the U.S. airline industry's transcontinental leader, will bring the airline's "p.s." Premium Service to its New York hub at Newark Liberty International Airport in October.

United Airlines Strengthens New York/New Jersey Hub with Move of p.s. Transcontinental Service to Newark

United Airlines, the U.S. airline industry's transcontinental leader, will bring the airline's "p.s." Premium Service to its New York hub at Newark...

Jun 15, 2015, 10:18 ET
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United Airlines to Add More Embraer E175 Aircraft to United Express Fleet

 United Airlines today announced that the company will add 10 Embraer E175 aircraft to the United Express fleet, offering more customers...

Jun 08, 2015, 16:52 ET
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United Reports May 2015 Operational Performance

 United Airlines (UAL) today reported May 2015 operational results. UAL's May 2015 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles) increased...

Jun 02, 2015, 11:30 ET
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United Airlines and Air China Expand Code-Sharing to Offer Customers More Flight Choices between China and the U.S.

United Airlines and Air China, members of Star Alliance, today announced plans to expand their code-sharing cooperation, covering an additional 22...

Jun 01, 2015, 12:55 ET
It's Bear Hug Season at United Airlines. Donate to the March of Dimes & deliver teddy bears to deserving kids. Here is the 2015 March for Babies National Ambassador Elijah Jackson with the bear named in his honor and Ben Flyin.

It's Bear Hug Season at United Airlines

 It is that time of year again when United Airlines invites its customers and employees to bring smiles and bear hugs to children in need...

May 29, 2015, 17:42 ET
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United Airlines' Statement on Expansion of U.S. Customs and Border Protection Preclearance Operations

United Airlines issued the following statement on today's announcement by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security of its intent to expand customs,...

May 29, 2015, 10:00 ET
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United Airlines Shows Pride by Speaking Out on Marriage Equality

 United (NYSE: UAL) and its employees will commemorate LGBT Pride Month this June by marching in parades, sponsoring events and hosting...

May 28, 2015, 10:37 ET
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United Airlines to Present at Deutsche Bank Global Industrials and Basic Materials Conference

 United Airlines (NYSE: UAL) will present at the Deutsche Bank Global Industrials and Basic Materials Conference on Thursday, June 4. The...

May 18, 2015, 14:44 ET
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United Airlines to Present at Wolfe Research 8th Annual Global Transportation Conference

 United Airlines (NYSE: UAL) will present at the Wolfe Research 8th Annual Global Transportation Conference on Tuesday, May 19. The...

May 13, 2015, 15:00 ET
A rendering of the new United Club terrace at LAX. United is investing $573 million to refresh nearly all of its customer-facing space at LAX.

Sneak Peek: Convenience, Comfort and Class to Await United Customers at New-Look LAX

 Just days after breaking ground on its new Terminal C North Concourse at Houston's Bush Intercontinental Airport, United today previewed yet...

May 12, 2015, 10:51 ET
United Airlines today unveiled a preview of the new united.com - making it easier to search, book and buy the best flight for you.

United Airlines Unveils Preview of New United.com

United Airlines today unveiled the beta version of the company's new homepage and flight booking features for united.com – encompassing...

May 11, 2015, 10:15 ET
United Airlines is building an all-new Terminal C North concourse at its Houston hub that will feature floor-to-ceiling windows offering soaring tarmac views, expansive gate-lounge areas and 20 new dining and retail options near boarding gates.

United and Houston Airport System Break Ground on All-New Terminal C North at IAH

 United Airlines, in partnership with Houston Mayor Annise Parker and the Houston Airport System, will break ground today on the airline's new...

May 08, 2015, 17:00 ET
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United Reports April 2015 Operational Performance

 United Airlines (UAL) today reported April 2015 operational results. UAL's April 2015 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles)...

May 04, 2015, 14:51 ET
United employees have helped to nearly double the company's $1.2 million fundraising goal

United Airlines Flies Past 2015 Fundraising Goal for March of Dimes

 United Airlines over the past two weekends capped off a decade of supporting the March of Dimes in its mission to provide families across the...

Apr 29, 2015, 12:36 ET
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$1 Million in One Day: United Airlines Customers and Employees Support Nepal

 United Airlines today announced that in just one day, customers and employees have generously donated more than $1 million to the airline's...