Starting in July, United will offer new direct flights to Dubrovnik in Croatia, Greek capital Athens and between Chicago O’Hare International Airport and Reykjavik, Iceland.
Working with the airline, more than a dozen global corporations will collectively contribute towards the purchase of approximately 3.4 million gallons of sustainable aviation fuel this year.
United Airlines has announced plans to expand its global route network with new, non-stop service between London Heathrow and Boston Logan International Airport.
An engine onboard United Airlines flight 328 failed on Saturday as it was flying from Denver to Honolulu, showering the suburbs of the Colorado city with debris.
Cash burn at the airline rose to $33 million a day over the last three months of the financial year, up from $25 million a day in the third quarter.
The carrier said it would seek to move towards carbon neutrality by committing to a multimillion-dollar investment in revolutionary atmospheric carbon capture technology.
The results of pre-departure testing trials carried out by four transatlantic carriers at Heathrow will be brought together by a study commissioned by the airport.
United customers arriving in London today on flight UA14 from Newark Airport were the first to experience the free transatlantic Covid-19 testing pilot programme from the carrier.
The airline hopes to share customer feedback on the pilot programme with governments on both sides of the Atlantic to further demonstrate the effectiveness of testing schemes.
It is hoped the move could make it easier for passengers to manage quarantine requirements and entry conditions of popular destinations around the world.
United Airlines has announced plans to expand its global route network with new non-stop service to Africa, India and Hawaii.