Shannon Airport welcomes the return of United Airlines’ nonstop flights to New York

Shannon, Ireland, 2019-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — United Airlines has resumed nonstop flights between Shannon and its New York hub, Newark Liberty International Airport, for the summer season.  The service will operate daily until October 26, 2019 (westbound). “We are delighted to operate this nonstop service between Shannon and New York/Newark again this summer,” said… Read the full press release

Boeing announces new order of 737 MAX and 777-300ER jets from United Airlines

SEATTLE, WA, 2019-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] and United Airlines [NASDAQ:UAL] announced the carrier ordered 24 additional 737 MAX jets and four more 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplanes last year. The $4.5 billion order, according to list prices, was booked as unidentified on Boeing’s Orders & Deliveries website. The Chicago-based airline has steadily placed… Read the full press release

SFO, TSA and United Airlines introduce new Automated Screening Lanes ahead of the busy holiday travel season

Advanced screening system offers enhanced security, more efficiency at checkpoint SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) jointly with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and United Airlines today (November 14, 2018) unveiled new state-of-the-art checkpoint technology ahead of the busy holiday travel season.  Located in SFO’s Terminal… Read the full press release

United Airlines Capt. Don Dobias honored with ALPA’s Presidential Citation

Greenwood Village Pilot Honored for Commitment to Pilot Training WASHINGTON, D.C., 2018-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) today (August 02, 2018) recognized United Airlines Capt. Don Dobias with a Presidential Citation at the 64th Air Safety Forum in Washington, D.C. “Capt. Dobias’s dedication to his colleagues and to advancing… Read the full press release

ALPA recognized United Airlines Capt. Jerry McDermott with Pilot Assistance Award

WASHINGTON, D.C., 2018-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — At the 64th Air Safety Forum today, the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) recognized United Airlines Capt. Jerry McDermott with this year’s Pilot Assistance Award. ALPA presented its prestigious award to Capt. McDermott for his extraordinary service leading ALPA’s  national pilot assistance programs. “Capt. McDermott’s passion for… Read the full press release

United Airlines First Officer James Berzon earns inaugural ALPA Aviation Jumpseat Award

Castle Rock Pilot Recognized for Contributions to Enhance Flight Deck Security WASHINGTON, D.C., 2018-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (August 02, 2018), in conjunction with its 64th Air Safety Forum in Washington, D.C., the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) presented United Airlines First Officer James Berzon with the Aviation Jumpseat Award. First Officer Berzon… Read the full press release

United Airlines celebrates 20 years of its nonstop service between Shannon and New York/Newark

Over 1.9 million customers carried on the service since 1998 Shannon, Ireland, 2018-Jun-19 — /Travel PR News/ — United Airlines is marking 20 years of its nonstop service between Shannon and New York/Newark. Since its launch in June 1998, the service has carried over 1.9 million customers on more than 13,500 flights. “We are delighted to… Read the full press release

United Airlines and American Airlines support the city’s transformational proposal to modernize O’Hare International Airport

Chicago, IL, 2018-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Mayor Rahm Emanuel, United Airlines and American Airlines today announced that both major airlines support the city’s transformational proposal to modernize O’Hare International Airport. The plan will be considered by the City Council Aviation Committee on March 15. The number of gates assigned to each airline remains the… Read the full press release

Miniatur Wunderland welcomes United Airlines’ Boeing 757-200 at Knuffingen Airport

US carrier United Airlines has now stationed a Boeing 757-200 at “Knuffingen Airport” at Miniatur Wunderland Hamburg. Hamburg, Germany, 2018-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — US carrier United Airlines has now stationed a Boeing 757-200 at “Knuffingen Airport” at Miniatur Wunderland Hamburg. The aircraft has now set off on its maiden flight. A video of the… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group airlines to base Miles & More award miles on the price of the flight beginning in March 2018

Going forward, the assignment of award miles will be based on the price of the flight Bonus award miles for status members doubled at Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines, among others No change to status miles and privileges Cologne, Germany, 2017-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The airlines of Lufthansa Group are changing how award… Read the full press release

CDA welcomes United Airlines’ new Chicago O’Hare International Airport 2018 summer schedule

CHICAGO, 2017-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — United Airlines today announced it will add nonstop daily service from Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) to two new destinations next spring including El Paso, Texas and Wilmington, North Carolina, as well as seasonal service to Fresno, California for the summer of 2018. In addition to the new flights, United announced it… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport: United Airlines to operate brand new Boeing 777-300ER aircraft on its seasonal nonstop Auckland-San Francisco route

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Oct-03 — /Travel PR News/ — United Airlines has announced that it will operate a brand new Boeing 777-300ER aircraft on its seasonal nonstop Auckland-San Francisco route when it recommences services this year from October 31, due to increased demand. The new Boeing 777-300ER is the newest aircraft type featuring the all-new United… Read the full press release

Global Passenger Traffic Rises in First Quarter

Montreal, Canada, 2017-May-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for March 2017 showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) rose 6.8%, compared to the same month a year ago. Capacity grew 6.1% and load factor climbed by half a percentage point to 80.4%,… Read the full press release

Cuba Travel Network and Silver Airways to provide travelers to Cuba with one unified platform for all their travel planning needs

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.,  2017-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Today, Cuba Travel Network and Silver Airways announce the launch of a new partnership that will provide airline passengers traveling to Cuba with one unified platform for all their travel planning needs at www.silverairways.com/cubatravelnetwork and cubatravelnetwork.com. The new partnership between Cuba Travel Network and Silver Airways signifies… Read the full press release

Ready Set Fly program to host an educational event for individuals with autism and developmental disabilities at SFO

Ready Set Fly program offers real-world experience of air travel without leaving the ground SAN FRANCISCO, 2016-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is partnering with The Arc San Francisco and United Airlines to host an educational event for individuals with autism and developmental disabilities and their families.  The “Ready… Read the full press release

United Airlines launches new nonstop service between CVG and San Francisco starting June 8, 2017

Hebron, KY, 2016-Aug-25 — /Travel PR News/ — United Airlines will begin new nonstop service between CVG and San Francisco starting June 8, 2017. San Francisco becomes the sixth nonstop market from CVG for United, which also serves Denver, New York – Newark, Washington D.C. – Dulles, Houston Intercontinental and Chicago O’Hare. “United has seen significant… Read the full press release

Mineta San José International Airport announces new United Airlines nonstop service to Chicago and Newark starting March 9, 2017

Twice-Daily to Chicago and Once-Daily to Newark; Flights Begin March 9, 2017 San José, Calif., 2016-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — United Airlines today announced nonstop service between Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) and both Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD)and Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) to begin March 9, 2017. Newark, United’s hub in the… Read the full press release

Flint’s Bishop International Airport announces United Airlines’ new nonstop service to New York/Newark Airport

Flint, Michigan, 2016-Jul-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Flint’s Bishop International Airport (FNT) is taking a bite out of the Big Apple, with today’s launch of United Airlines’ new nonstop service to New York/Newark Airport (EWR). Newark is one of three commercial airports serving the metropolitan New York area. FNT serves a region of almost 3… Read the full press release

United Airlines president Oscar Munoz to speak at GBTA Convention 2016

Alexandria, VA, 2016-May-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – today announced Oscar Munoz, president and CEO of United Airlines, will be a featured speaker at GBTA Convention 2016, July 16-20 in Denver, Colorado. Munoz will speak at Center Stage on… Read the full press release

United Airlines to operate summer service between Chicago O’Hare International Airport and Great Falls International Airport (Montana) from June 11

CHICAGO, 2016-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — United Airlines will offer nonstop service between Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and Great Falls, Montana (Great Falls International Airport (GTF)) from June 11 to August 14, 2016. The summer service will operate on Saturdays and Sundays using a 70-seat CRJ-700 aircraft. Both Saturday and Sunday flights depart Chicago… Read the full press release

Changi Airport Group: United Airlines to launch non-stop flights between Singapore and San Francisco in June 2016

New service by United Airlines represents longest Dreamliner flight in the world SINGAPORE, 2016-Feb-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Changi Airport Group (CAG) today welcomed the announcement by United Airlines of its plan to launch non-stop passenger services between Singapore (SIN) and San Francisco (SFO)[1] in June this year. The inaugural SFO-SIN flight will take off… Read the full press release

Air New Zealand strengthens partnership with United Airlines

Air New Zealand welcomes today’s announcement by United Airlines that it will enter the New Zealand market, launching a San Francisco – Auckland service from July next year. Auckland, New Zealand, 2015-10-9 — /Travel PR News/ — Air New Zealand and United Airlines have a longstanding partnership and in April this year signed a Statement of Intent to deepen… Read the full press release

Paris Air Show: Embraer signs with United Airlines to add additional E175 jets to the United Express fleet

São José dos Campos, Brazil, 2015-6-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Embraer S.A. announced today at the 51st International Paris Air Show an agreement with United Airlines to add additional E175 jets to the United Express fleet. The agreement consists of ten firm orders, which will be included in Embraer’s 2015 second-quarter backlog. Additionally, Embraer… Read the full press release

Charleston International Airport: United Airlines moves from Concourse A to gates B8 and B10 in Concourse B

North Charleston, S.C., 2015-4-22 — /Travel PR News/ — United Airlines is moving from its long-time home on Concourse A to make way for renovations that are part of the $189 million Terminal Redevelopment and Improvement Program (TRIP). United will open at gates B8 and B10 on Tuesday morning (April 21, 2015). When exiting the… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Aviation: United Airlines to launch new nonstop flights between its Chicago hub at O’Hare International Airport and Rome on May 16, 2015

CHICAGO, 2014-12-23 — /Travel PR News/ — United Airlines will launch new nonstop flights between its Chicago hub at O’Hare International Airport and Rome on May 16, 2015, subject to government approval. The summer-season service will operate five-times-weekly through June 3, daily from June 4 to Aug. 17, and six-times-weekly from Aug. 18 through Sept. 23,… Read the full press release

United Airlines and JetBlue Airways are the first to make into new ticket counters at Charleston International Airport

Charleston, S.C., 2014-12-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Big changes are taking place in the Charleston International Airport ticketing hall – the first two airlines moved into new ticket counters this week. United Airlines and JetBlue Airways are the first to make the move from the old counters built in the late 1980s to the… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Aviation: United Airlines will operate seasonal nonstop service between Chicago and Dublin in summer 2015

CHICAGO, 2014-11-26 — /Travel PR News/ — United Airlines today announced that it will operate seasonal nonstop service between Chicago and Dublin in summer 2015. Flight 152 will depart O’Hare International Airport daily at 6:05 p.m., arriving in Dublin, Ireland at 7:35 a.m. the following day (all times local). On the return, flight 153 will depart… Read the full press release

Amadeus and United Airlines launch Amadeus’ Airline Ancillary Services Solution using NDC-XML (v1.0) connectivity

* Launch marks the travel industry’s first NDC-XML (v1.0) enabled connectivity for travel agency distribution in North America * Amadeus subscribers in the U.S. can now easily and efficiently book the carrier’s extra-legroom seating Madrid, Spain and Chicago, IL, USA, 2014-9-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Amadeus and United Airlines today announced the successful launch… Read the full press release

The Chicago Department of Aviation and United Airlines open registration for O’Hare 5K “Run On the Runway” to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project

CHICAGO, 2014-8-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Registration is open! The Chicago Department of Aviation and United Airlines are teaming up again to host the O’Hare 5K “Run On the Runway” to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. O’Hare International Airport will welcome thousands of runners, walkers and aviation enthusiasts to race on Runway 9L/27R on Sunday, October 5. 2014. The runway… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines and United Airlines sign codeshare agreement

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2014-8-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Ethiopian Airlines is pleased to announce that it has entered into a codeshare agreement with United Airlines, effective 30 August 2014. Ethiopian, the biggest airline in Africa, currently flies to 82 international destinations across five continents operating a young and modern fleet, such as Boeing 787 and 777 aircraft…. Read the full press release