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United Airlines announces Business Class sale

United Airlines has announced that some business class fares from London to a range of destinations across the United States will be offered at half-price from 29 May to 2 June 2009. This special offer is valid for travel between 11 July and 31 August 2009 and must include a Saturday night stay.

New routes to the West Coast with United Airlines

Residents in the city of Three Rivers now have two new ways to reach the West Coast on United Airlines. Beginning September 2, United will offer daily service between Pittsburgh and United's hubs in San Francisco and Los Angeles.

United Airlines launches carbon offset program

United Airlines today launched a carbon offset program designed to give customers the opportunity to help protect the environment by supporting renewable energy and reforestation projects.

United Airlines launches new Geneva flight

United Airlines this week celebrated the inauguration of its nonstop service between Geneva and Washington D.C. The newly reconfigured Boeing 767-300 features United's new premium cabins, including lie-flat beds in business class, 15.4-inch personal television screens, and more than 150 hours of video entertainment options.

United Airlines makes it an EasyPurchase

United Airlines is making the search for exact change a thing of the past. With United's new EasyPurchase, customers will be able to use credit and debit cards for onboard purchases beginning March 23.

Lie-flat to the land down under

Pacific flying has reached new heights with United's new, international lie-flat first and business class seats that provide customers with the optimal space to work, sleep or relax while travelling between the U.S. and Australia.

Aer Lingus & United Airlines announce partnership

Aer Lingus and United Airlines (UAUA) have announced an innovative extension of their relationship on select long haul services between Europe and North America.

United Airlines launches credit card with MBNA

MBNA today announced the launch of a new credit card with United Airlines. The card offers a competitive rate of interest plus travel rewards through the award-winning United Mileage Plus programme.

United Airlines to offer Gogo Inflight Internet service

United Airlines will begin offering inflight internet service to customers onboard its p.s. transcontinental service between New York and California starting in the second half of this year.

United Airlines voted ‘Best American Airline Serving China’

For the fourth consecutive year, frequent travellers polled by Business Traveller China voted United Airlines the ‘Best American Airline Serving China’ in Business Traveller China’s 2008 annual travel awards.

Customise your trip with United Airlines

United Airlines is working with one of the major travel distribution companies to make it even more convenient for customers to purchase an upgrade to its popular Economy Plus seats that provide more room to work or rest on a flight. United's Economy Plus seats have up to five more inches of legroom and are located at the front of the economy cabin.

United Airlines expands Furlough mitigation efforts

United Airlines announced that as of October 16, 322 employees represented by the International Association of Machinists (IAM) have taken advantage of the Early Out and Voluntary Furlough programs agreed to by the company and the union.

United Air Lines to boost liquidity by $275 million

UAL Corporation, the holding company whose primary subsidiary is United Airlines, today announced financing transactions that will add approximately $275 million of cash prior to year end. The company has completed a $125 million aircraft financing agreement, receiving approximately $60 million yesterday, and will receive the remaining approximately $65 million by mid October.

United Airlines increases fee to check a second bag

In a challenging economic environment where fuel prices continue to be volatile and are more than 50 percent higher than last year, United is increasing the service fee to check a second bag on a domestic flight from $25 to $50 one way. These changes apply to customers who purchase a ticket on or after September 16, 2008, for travel within the U.S. and to/from Canada, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands on or after November 10, 2008.

United issues statement following erroneous bankruptcy claims

United Airlines this week said reports that the company filed for bankruptcy are completely untrue and were caused by the irresponsible posting of a 6-year-old Chicago Tribune article by the Florida Sun Sentinel newspaper website with the date changed. The story was related to United’s 2002 bankruptcy filing, and United has demanded a retraction from the Sun Sentinel and is launching an investigation. United exited bankruptcy in February 2006.