Tag: United Airlines

United Airlines to Foster Diversity in Its Pilot Training Academy
United Airlines to Foster Diversity in Its Pilot Training Academy

Reading Time: < 1 minute United Airlines plans to train 5,000 pilots in its recently acquired flight academy by 2030. The airline has also set a target to ensure 50% of those students are women or people of color. According to United, the first 20 pilots will begin in the third quarter and finish in the first half of 2022. […]

United Orders 25 More Boeing 737 MAX Airplanes

Reading Time: < 1 minute United Airlines is buying 25 additional Boeing 737 Max planes as it prepares for a sustained recovery in air travel. “As we plan for the future and the return of demand, we’ve been looking at ways to best position our fleet for the recovery and be in a position to best take advantage of people’s […]

Updated: Airlines That Resume Flights On Boeing 737 MAX

Reading Time: 2 minutes Since both the U.S. and the EU aviation safety regulators cleared Boeing 737 MAX to fly again, airlines one after another have been resuming the type’s operation. Before the recertification in November, the airplane had been grounded for 20 months. GOL (Brazil): December 9th, 2020 Brazil’s GOL that has 7 MAX in its fleet became […]

UPDATE: Airlines That Resume Flights On Boeing 737 MAX

Reading Time: 2 minutes Since both the U.S. and the EU aviation safety regulators cleared Boeing 737 MAX to fly again, airlines one after another have been resuming the type’s operation. Here is the list of  the airlines decided to lift 737 MAXs: GOL: December 9th, 2020 Brazil’s GOL that has 7 MAX in its fleet became the first […]

United Airlines Aims To Become “100% Green” By 2050

Reading Time: < 1 minute Responding to the aviation decarbonization targets outlined by the European Commission recently, United Airlines has shared its intention to be “100% green” by 2050. The airline plans to partner with the energy company Occidental to keep “millions of metric tons” of carbon dioxide “securely stored deep underground.” The technique formally called “carbon capture and sequestration” […]

United Airlines to Foster Diversity in Its Pilot Training Academy
United Airlines to Purchase Flight Training Academy

Reading Time: < 1 minute United Airlines will become the only major US airline to own and run a flight training academy to prepare future pilots to supplement United’s flight crews. By 2029 the airline aims to hire over 10,000 new pilots. The training centre United is going to acquire under already signed a purchase agreement Westwind School of Aeronautics […]

Embraer and United Airlines Go for 39 E175s

Reading Time: < 1 minute Embraer announced at Paris Air Show 2019 that it has signed a contract with United Airlines for up to 39 E175s. The order comprises 20 firm aircraft and 19 options in a 70-seat configuration. The order has a value of USD 1.9 billion, based on Embraer’s current list prices, with all options being exercised. The […]

United Airlines Goes Blue: Unveils New Livery

Reading Time: < 1 minute United Airlines has introduced its employees and flying community with a new aircraft livery. The airline said it is currently ongoing brand evolution. “Three shades – Rhapsody Blue, United Blue and Sky Blue – are used throughout the design in a way that pays respect to United’s heritage while bringing a more modern energy”, said […]

United: $4.5 Billion Order for 737 MAX and 777

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing and United Airlines 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 new orders for the two Boeing jets to serve […]

First North American Airline Welcomes Boeing 787-10 to its Fleet

Reading Time: < 1 minute United is the first North American airline which took delivery of the 787-10, and the first airline in the world to have the entire family of 787-8, 787-9 and 787-10 Dreamliners in its fleet. Boeing’s latest Dreamliner model is 18 feet longer than the 787-9, and can carry more passengers and cargo than previous 787 […]