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United Airlines pays out $110 million in profit sharing

United Airlines this week distributed $110 million in profit sharing payments to U.S. based employees. For the year, employees earned a total of $170 million in payments related to 2007 performance.

United Airlines brings good fortune to Visa cardholders

United Airlines, Official Airline Sponsor of the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team, and Visa, Worldwide Partner Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, are offering customers a chance to see for themselves what the Chinese have known for centuries – the number eight represents good fortune.

A Heavenly experience in the sky

Westin Hotels & Resorts and United Airlines jointly announced a partnership this week that will treat all first and business class customers who fly United’s p.s. service to a new level of comfort with Westin’s Heavenly Bed products.

United Airlines announces new checked bag policy

As part of its continuing effort to offer customers choice, flexibility, and low fares, United is announcing a new, simplified checked bag policy for customers who purchase nonrefundable domestic economy tickets. United’s new checked bag policy is available at

Travel at your leisure with United Airlines

United Airlines this week announced it will start flying to two new destinations in Canada – Quebec City and Victoria , B.C. – and will begin service to Helena and Kalispell on June 5. United will also add service between Los Angeles and Tulsa.

New flights to Far East and South America with United Airlines

United Airlines has launched new services from Los Angeles to Hong Kong and from Washington Dulles to Rio de Janeiro, strengthening its international network and providing additional options for customers to travel the world.

United Airlines secures new San Francisco to China route

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) awarded a new direct route to China to United Airlines, making it the first U.S. carrier to offer daily, nonstop service between San Francisco and Guangzhou. After reviewing United’s proposal that demonstrated passenger demand and nationwide economic benefit, DOT selected United's proposed route after several weeks of deliberation.

Willkomen to Frankfurt on United Airlines

United Airlines today announced that it will offer new daily passenger and cargo service* between Los Angeles and Frankfurt. United will begin service to Frankfurt on December 15, 2007 and service from Frankfurt on December 16, 2007. Flights are open for sale now.

United Airlines customers relax with Starbucks

United Airlines customers can continue to sip and enjoy Starbucks coffee under a recently signed agreement between the two worldwide brands. United is a major U.S. carrier that exclusively serves Starbucks coffee.

At United, the world is truly flat

United Airlines have revealed details of its new international United Business experience that will provide customers with the optimal space to work, sleep or relax during long overseas flights. With the announcement, United will earn the distinction of becoming the first U.S. carrier to offer fully lie-flat beds in business class on overseas flights.

Over 1,000 applicants for new pilot positions at United Airlines

More than 1,000 pilots applied for 100 positions at United in the first 10 days that the company sought applications. The company is looking to hire 100 experienced pilots by the end of this year.

United Airlines – Connecting China and the U.S.

Following months of intense competition, United Airlines, the largest transpacific passenger carrier, connected for the first time ever the capitals of Washington, D.C. and Beijing when its flight touched down at Beijing Capital International Airport on March 29 at 14:20. The service enables Washington, D.C., to join 28 other world capitals in offering nonstop service to Beijing.

United Airlines launches nonstop daily service to Rome

United Airlines gives customers a taste of "la dolce vita" with its new daily nonstop service between Rome and Washington, D.C., beginning this weekend. The new route strengthens the company's hub on the East Coast as an international gateway to major capitals around the world.

United Airlines begins first direct Washington to Beijing service

Following months of intense competition for the new route between the U.S. and China, United Airlines yesterday flew the first-ever, non-stop service between Washington, D.C., and Beijing. The service will enable Washington, D.C., to join 28 other world capitals in offering nonstop service to Beijing.

United Airlines responds to Open Skies decision

UAL Corporation’s Chairman, President and Chief Executive, Glenn Tilton, has responded to the Open Skies decision. In a statement he commented, “United has long been a proponent of Open Skies and looks forward to increased competition.”