United Airlines News

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.

United launches new Alexa skill to passengers

United launches new Alexa skill to passengers

United Airlines has revealed a new option for customers to check in and learn about flights without the touch of a finger. The new United skill for Amazon Alexa allows customers to use their Alexa-enabled devices, such as the Amazon Echo and the Amazon Echo Dot, to check in and ask a variety of questions about flights

United Airlines chief Munoz issues second apology following ‘horrific’ incident

United Airlines chief Munoz issues second apology following ‘horrific’ incident

12 April 2017 Airline News

After a somewhat mealy-mouthed first effort appeared to fall on deaf ears, United Airlines chief executive Oscar Munoz has issued a second apology following the forced removal of a passenger from a flight. Passenger David Dao was dragged screaming from a flight from Chicago to Louisville, Kentucky, on Sunday, with the airline initially describing the flight as overbooked.