United Airlines could be forced to furlough as many as 36,000 employees in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The carrier added it expects capacity for this month to be down 75 per cent compared to July last year.
The US-based carrier is adding nearly 25,000 domestic and international flights compared to July, and plans to fly 40 per cent of its overall schedule in August, as compared to the same month last year.
United Airlines has said it expects to have total available liquidity of approximately $17 billion at the end of the third quarter of 2020. The amount reflects a new $5 billion loan to be secured against the its loyalty program, MileagePlus.
United Airlines has inaugurated cargo-in-cabin flights from London Heathrow to Chicago. The move follows a recent approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to carry cargo in approved storage areas in the passenger cabin.
United Airlines has reported a $2.1 billion loss for the first quarter, the biggest for the carrier since the recession of 2008. The news comes as the coronavirus pandemic continues to drive travel demand down to the lowest level in decades.
With over 700 islands and cays, and 15 of the 16 unique island destinations currently open for business, the Bahamas lies just 55 miles off the coast of Florida, offering an easy fly away escape that transports travellers away from their everyday.
United Airlines has announced it will launch a new daily non-stop service from Dublin to its hub at San Francisco International Airport, beginning June 6th.
The A321XLR will be operated by the same crew, powered by the same engines and have the same cabin as the A321neo, with more than 90 percent commonality.
United Airlines teamed up with Star Wars: the Rise of Skywalker to offer customers exciting opportunities to experience the saga first-hand on the ground and in the air. United will unveil an all-new Star Wars-themed paint design on one of its Boeing 737-800 in November.
Amadeus has announced a continued partnership to industrialise New Distribution Capability by developing, testing and bringing to market new content offerings. Among the new offering will be United Airlines’ new corporate bundles and dynamic bundled fares.