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United Airlines Plans to Add 22 New Domestic Routes in 2019

United Airlines Plans to Add 22 New Domestic Routes in 2019

United Airlines said on Monday it plans to add 22 new routes in 2019 including daily service to Anchorage and non-stop service to Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, fromChicago, Newark, and Washington, D.C.
The airline plans to add non-stop service between San Francisco International Airport and John Glenn Columbus International Airport in Ohio starting on June 6, 2019. On March 31, 2019, United will also link Los Angeles International Airport to …

United Airlines Sees Increase in Traffic and Capacity for September

United Airlines Sees Increase in Traffic and Capacity for September

United Airlines announced operational results for September 2018. The carrier’s consolidated traffic and capacity were up year-over-year, as was its load factor.
Total traffic for the Chicago-based airline during the month of September was 18.39 billion RPMs, or revenue passenger miles, an increase of 6.7% from 17.24 billion RPMs in September 2017. The carrier’s total capacity for the month was up 6.1% to 22.72 billion ASMs, or available seat miles, from …

United Airlines Celebrates Opening of New Flight Training Center in Denver

United Airlines Celebrates Opening of New Flight Training Center in Denver

United Airlines unveiled its new pilot and flight attendant training center in Denver, Colorado.
The new facility – the largest in the world according to the airline – has more than 30 full flight simulators covering all of the different aircraft types that United operates.
“This state-of-the-art flight training center symbolizes the investments we’re making in our people and our company, both in Denver and throughout our network,” said United CEO Oscar …

United Airlines Reports Higher Traffic and Load Factor for September

United Airlines Reports Higher Traffic and Load Factor for September

United Airlines announced operational results for September 2018. The carrier’s consolidated traffic and capacity were up year-over-year, as was its load factor.
Total traffic for the Chicago-based airline during the month of September was 18.39 billion RPMs, or revenue passenger miles, an increase of 6.7% from 17.24 billion RPMs in September 2017. The carrier’s total capacity for the month was up 6.1% to 22.71 billion ASMs, or available seat miles, from …

Lobby Bar – October 6: Star Trek, The Swingin’ 60s, and ‘I’ll Take Airport History for $200, Alex!’

Lobby Bar: The Airline With the Most Cancelled Flights
Catch me if you can.  The Pan Am Museum Foundation celebrated the opening of an exhibit on the Boeing 707, the aircraft that ushered in the jet age.  No. 1 Pan Am Fan and FBT Editorial Director Jonathan Spira was, of course, in attendance at the retro 60s gala, which included a dinner inspired by the first Pan Am 707 flight from …

United Airlines Orders Nine More Boeing 787 Dreamliners

United Airlines Orders Nine More Boeing 787 Dreamliners

United Airlines and Boeing announced that the airline had placed an order for nine additional Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft.
The Boeing 787 Dreamliners will be outfitted with United’s new Polaris business-class seats.
United ordered four additional 787-9 Dreamliners in July of this year as well. The airline currently operates 25 787-9s and 12 787-8s in its Dreamliner fleet. It has 14 787-10 Dreamliners on order and slated to be delivered in 2018 …

United Airlines to Offer Dreamliner Service on Transcons from New York to Los Angeles and San Francisco

United Airlines to Offer Dreamliner Service on Transcons from New York to Los Angeles and San Francisco

United Airlines announced plans on Monday to operate some of its transcontinental flights linking the New York metropolitan area to San Francisco and Los Angeles with Boeing Dreamliner 787-10 aircraft.
Dreamliner service will go into effect on January 7, 2019 on select flights between Newark Liberty International Airport and both San Francisco International and Los Angeles International airports.
United is the launch customer in the United States for the Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner. …