The investment is part of United's goal to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions 100% by 2050
United Airlines placed one of the largest orders ever for commercial planes so it can replace aging ones and prepare for growth as the pandemic subsides.
The U.S. extended restrictions with Canada and Mexico land borders on non-essential travel through July 21 amid the ongoing effort to limit COVID-19.
In just over a month United Airlines will be expanding its flight schedule to the largest it has been since before the pandemic.
Bryan Del Monte, president of The Aviation Agency, talks about how he foresees the airline industry adapting in a post-pandemic world.
United announced that flyers who need to pass a COVID-19 test before boarding the plane for their destination can now easily schedule a test and be cleared to fly through their digital platform.
At least half of the applicants accepted to United's new flight school will be women or people of color, and no prior flight experience is needed.
United Airlines said Thursday it plans to hire about 300 pilots, another sign that airlines feel more confident that a recent increase in travel will continue.
United Airlines confirmed that COVID-19 played a role in a passenger's death on a flight bound for LAX, according to a report from TMZ.
Passengers aboard the aircraft claimed that the deceased passenger's wife admitted that he felt shortness of breath, and had also lost his sense of taste and smell prior to boarding. Now, the CDC is working with the airline to contact any passengers who may have been exposed to the virus.
There were some intense moments aboard a United flight on Monday.
United Airlines is adding new and returning routes in October, allowing the airline to fly 40% of its full flight schedule compared to the previous year, a 6% increase compared to what it plans to fly in September.
United Airlines said Wednesday it plans to furlough 16,370 employees in October, down from an earlier target of 36,000 after thousands of workers took early retirement, buyouts, or long-term leaves of absence with the industry facing a slow recovery from the pandemic.
Delta and American are following the example set by United Airlines and saying they will drop an unpopular $200 fee on customers who change a ticket for travel within the United States.
The Chicago-based carrier may need to furlough roughly 3,900 pilots due to a worsening outlook for the airline industry, according to an internal memo.
United Airlines is warning 36,000 employees - nearly half its U.S. staff - they could be furloughed in October, the clearest signal yet of how deeply the virus pandemic is hurting the airline industry.
United Airlines announced it will strengthen mandatory mask policies to further hinder the spread of COVID-19 and help continue to keep passengers and crew safe.
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The airline’s president, J. Scott Kirby, will succeed Munoz as chief executive in May 2020.