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United to Become First Airline to Fly Nonstop Between Washington D.C. and Cape Town

United to Become First Airline to Fly Nonstop Between Washington D.C. and Cape Town

United Airlines today announced new direct flights between Washington Dulles Airport and Cape Town, becoming the first airline to provide nonstop roundtrip service from our nation's capital to South Africa. The U.S. Department of Transportation

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United Debuts New Plant-Based Menu Items from Impossible Foods

United Debuts New Plant-Based Menu Items from Impossible Foods

United Airlines is today adding two new Impossible Foods menu items on select flights and in certain airport lounges, as part of the carrier's new push to add more plant-based options to its food offerings.

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United Debuts New Custom Amenity Kits

United Debuts New Custom Amenity Kits

Today, travelers flying in premium cabins on United's long-haul international and premium transcontinental routes will be the first to experience the airline's new, co-branded amenity kits designed exclusively for the airline by global travel lifestyle

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United Airlines Opens Its Largest Club in the Country

United Airlines Opens Its Largest Club in the Country

United Airlines today announced the opening of its new, nearly 30,000 square-foot United Club location at Newark Liberty International Airport, offering travelers a modern design, enhanced amenities and culinary offerings, locally-sourced art and furniture pieces

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United to Purchase Sustainable Aviation Fuel Overseas

United to Purchase Sustainable Aviation Fuel Overseas

United, which has invested in more sustainable fuel production than any other airline in the world, became the first US airline to sign an international purchase agreement for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The airline has

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United Offers Free Spritz Cocktails on Flights to Italy

United Offers Free Spritz Cocktails on Flights to Italy

Just in time for summer, United will offer complimentary Spritz Society premium sparkling cocktails onboard select flights to Italy. These new, award-winning cocktails will be available on United's expanded seasonal flights between Chicago and Milan

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United Resumes Melbourne Flights

United Resumes Melbourne Flights

United today announces the return of its nonstop service between San Francisco and Melbourne, beginning with three weekly flights this June. The restart of this route complements United's existing service between Sydney and the airline's

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United Launches the Largest Expansion in Its History

United Launches the Largest Expansion in Its History

United has kicked off the launch of the largest transatlantic expansion in its history, in anticipation of a strong recovery in European summer travel. In total, United will launch or resume 30 Transatlantic flights from

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United Launches Ukraine Relief Effort to Support Flying Workers and Supplies to Areas in Need

United Launches Ukraine Relief Effort to Support Flying Workers and Supplies to Areas in Need

United today announced a fundraising effort that has the potential to play a critical role in the mission to fly aid workers and supplies to the areas of Ukraine that are most in need. Starting

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United Plans to Expand Service to Cape Town

United Plans to Expand Service to Cape Town

United today announced it plans to expand service to one of the world's most popular vacation destinations by offering three nonstop flights per week, year-round, between New York/Newark and Cape Town International Airport, subject to

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United Airlines and PGA TOUR to Provide Travel Grants to 50+ HBCU Golf Programs

United Airlines and PGA TOUR to Provide Travel Grants to 50+ HBCU Golf Programs

United Airlines along with the PGA TOUR today announced that United will award 51 golf teams at Historically Black Colleges and Universities with more than half a million dollars in grants, divided equally among the

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United Officially Opens Flight Academy

United Officially Opens Flight Academy

United, the only major U.S. airline to own a flight academy, officially opened United Aviate Academy today and welcomed a historic inaugural class of future pilots, 80% of whom are women or people of color.

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United to Invest in Zero-Emission Engines for Regional Aircraft

United to Invest in Zero-Emission Engines for Regional Aircraft

United today became the largest airline to invest in zero-emission, hydrogen-electric engines for regional aircraft, the latest move toward achieving its goal to be 100% green by reducing its GHG emissions 100% by 2050, without

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United to Become First in Aviation History to Fly Aircraft Using 100% Sustainable Fuel

United to Become First in Aviation History to Fly Aircraft Using 100% Sustainable Fuel

United today will operate an unprecedented flight that will serve as a turning point in the industry's effort to combat climate change: for the first time in aviation history, a commercial carrier will fly an

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United Offers Direct Flights to Jordan

United Offers Direct Flights to Jordan

United is giving customers the chance to check the cultural and natural wonders of Jordan off of their travel bucket lists in 2022, as tickets go on sale today for the airline's brand-new flights between