NEWSSep 22, 2022VIDEO: Sparks Fly From United Airlines 777-200 as it Departs Newark Airport, Makes Emergency LandingUnited Airlines flight 149, a scheduled service from Newark/New York (EWR) to Sao Paulo, Brazil (GRU) departed at 11:24 pm when it experienced suspected engine trouble. The aircraft in question is N787UA, a Boeing 777-200ER in United's new livery. After takeoff, the aircraft entered a holding pattern over the Atlantic Ocean, displaying an altitude of FL240 (24,000 feet) on FlightRadar24. Approximately 1.5 hours after takeoff, the aircraft returned to Newark Airport.
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NEWSSep 11, 2022United Airlines Places Order for 200 eVTOL Air TaxisOn Thursday, United Airlines announced its order of 200 Electric Vertical Take Off and Landing (eVTOL) air taxis with Eve. The Embraer-owned startup, Eve Air Mobility, has made a $15 million pre-purchase agreement with United for 200 aircraft, with an option of 200 more available. The company had broken off from Embraer in May to become Publicly-traded, joining a shell company specializing in eVTOL aircraft.Read More →
NEWSAug 31, 2022United and Emirates Rumored to Begin PartnershipUnited Airlines and Emirates have hinted at future cooperation, as seen on a Twitter exchange between the two companies' social media accounts. It is planned that the teamwork will launch soon with an announcement being scheduled for September 14, 2022.Read More →
NEWSAug 30, 2022PHOTOS: Underside Panel Ripped Off of United 767 Mid-FlightOn Thursday, August 26, 2022, a United Airlines Boeing 767-400 performing flight UA 23 to Dublin (DUB) lost one of its main underside panels during its departure from Newark (EWR). After hearing the loud bang - the sound of the panel flying off the aircraft - the pilots decided to continue to Dublin, where the flight made a safe but late landing. Upon a closer look at the damage, it was found that the right underside panel next to the landing gear was the source of the commotion.Read More →
NEWSAug 22, 2022American Airlines Restores CRJ200 Through Partnership With Air WisconsinAmid the retirement of American Airlines's CRJ-200s during the pandemic, American Airlines will reintroduce the 50-seater city hopper to its regional fleet mix. The airline announced a new agreement with regional carrier Air Wisconsin, basing up to 60 CRJ-200s mostly at its Chicago O'Hare hub. In exchange, Air Wisconsin will terminate services with United Express where it services United's hubs in Chicago O'Hare and Washington-Dulles.Read More →
ROUTESJul 29, 2022United Airlines to Become the First Airline to Connect Washington and Cape Town United Airlines is making history once again with a nonstop route out of Washington Dulles International Airport. The airline announced that it will be initiating a new nonstop service from Washington-Dulles International Airport to Cape Town International Airport in South Africa beginning November 17, 2022.Read More →
NEWSJul 08, 2022President Biden Nominates Denver Airport CEO to Lead the FAAPresident Joe Biden nominated Phil Washington to lead the Federal Aviation Administration. In this article, the historical significance behind this nomination is explored, as well as the crises that await Washington, should the U.S Senate confirm him.Read More →
ROUTESJun 08, 2022United Airlines Announces New Nonstop Service to BrisbaneOn the morning of June 9, United Airlines announced a new international service from San Francisco, California (SFO) to Brisbane, Australia (BNE). Launching on October 28, the route will be operated thrice weekly on the airline's Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft. The 257-seat aircraft will have 48 Polaris Business Class seats, 21 Premium Plus seats, 39 Economy Plus seats, and 149 basic economy seats.Read More →
ROUTESNov 08, 2021United Airlines Drops Three Cities From Route NetworkUnited Airlines and regional partner SkyWest Airlines will be dropping three cities in the coming months as a result of a change in subsidy allocation from the Department of Transportation. In the future, this could open up a strategic opportunity for the legacy carrier.
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ROUTESOct 14, 2021United Airlines Announces Routes to Amman, Mallorca, Bergen, Among OthersUnited Airlines has announced 10 new routes from various hubs to seemingly random destinations.Read More →