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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 […]

United Airlines Unveils World’s Largest Flight Training Center

Reading Time: < 1 minute United Airlines unveiled its state-of-the-art flight training center in Denver, Colorado. The single-site training center is the largest in the world and home to the company’s more than 30 full flight simulators representing all of United’s fleet types. The flight training center is visited by United’s more than 12,000 pilots at least once a year for […]

United Airlines Pilot Issues Fuel Mayday Call

Reading Time: < 1 minute A United Airlines plane on a flight from Los Angeles to Sydney has landed at Sydney Airport after the pilot issued a mayday alert. The plane was low on fuel and made the mayday call as a precaution. United Airlines Boeing 787-9, flight UA839, carrying 194 people, had been on a 15-hour flight to the […]

United Airlines Extends Dreamliner Bet with $2.5 Billion Order

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing and United Airlines announced the carrier is expanding its 787 Dreamliner fleet again with a new order for nine 787-9 airplanes, the longest-range member of the super-efficient Dreamliner family. The deal is valued at $2.53 billion according to list prices. United Airlines says the order reflects its fleet strategy of replacing older widebody jets […]

Embraer and United Airlines Sign Contract for 25 E175s

Reading Time: < 1 minute Embraer and United Airlines announced at the 2018 Farnborough Airshow that they signed a firm order for 25 E175 jets in a 70-seat configuration. The contract has a value of USD 1.1 billion, based on current list prices, and will be included in Embraer’s 2018 third-quarter backlog. Deliveries will begin in the second quarter of […]