United Airlines News

United Airlines welcomes first 737 MAX 9 to fleet

United Airlines welcomes first 737 MAX 9 to fleet

25 April 2018 Airline News

United Airlines has taken delivery of its first 737 MAX 9 aircraft from the Boeing Delivery Centre in Seattle. The new aircraft, which arrived right after Earth Day, reduces fuel use and CO2 emissions significantly compared with older generation aircraft.

United Airlines reports strong 2017 but braces for tough year ahead

United Airlines reports strong 2017 but braces for tough year ahead

24 January 2018 Airline News

United Airlines has reported full-year net income of $2.1 billion, diluted earnings per share of $7.02, pre-tax earnings of $3 billion and a pre-tax margin of 7.9 per cent. However, shares in the carrier fell by nearly six per cent in after-hours trading, as it unveiled plans to boost capacity and cut prices to battle low-cost carriers.

United Airlines waves goodbye to Boeing 747 from Heathrow

United Airlines waves goodbye to Boeing 747 from Heathrow

30 October 2017 Airline News

As United Airlines celebrates the retirement of the Boeing 747 from its fleet, crowds of well-wishers have gathered at the Queen’s Terminal on to bid a fond farewell to the ‘Queen of the Skies’ and witness the very last United Boeing 747 flight to depart from London Heathrow.

United Airlines increases Airbus A350 order to 45 planes

United Airlines increases Airbus A350 order to 45 planes

7 September 2017 Airline News

United Airlines has increased the number of A350 XWB aircraft it will bring into its fleet, updating and expanding its previously existing order for 35 A350-1000 to 45 A350-900 widebody aircraft. The A350-900 is the cornerstone member of the A350XWB family from Airbus.