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Airlines continue to flock to the Boeing 737 Max as it debuts on Alaska and United places a massive new order

An Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 Max. Alaska Airlines Alaska Airlines began passenger flights with the Boeing 737 Max on Monday. The first day of flights saw two round-trips, the first from Seattle to San Diego, California. United Airlines just placed an order for an additional 25 Boeing 737 Max aircraft.   Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Boeing's most notorious aircraft is having a great start to March with two milestones to kick off the month. Alaska Airlines began p...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Mexico, Planes, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Eu, Flying, Canada, Alaska, Hawaii, Airplanes, San Diego


Earn up to 75,000 United Airlines bonus miles with these increased credit card offers

If you're looking to quickly boost your balance of frequent flyer miles, United is offering up to 75,000 bonus miles when you sign up for one of its three personal credit cards.
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United Airlines engine failure: FAA orders airlines to perform thermal imaging on fan blades

The FAA issued an emergency airworthiness directive Tuesday ordering inspections and thermal imaging after a United 777 suffered an engine failure.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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An expert explains what would've happened if United flight 328 experienced its scary engine failure over the ocean

A United Airlines Boeing 777. Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto/Getty Images United Airlines flight 328 landed safely after experiencing an engine failure over Denver over the weekend. Even if the engine failure had occurred over water while en route to Hawaii, the aircraft likely could have landed safely.  Wide-body aircraft like the Boeing 777 are rated to fly for more than five hours on a single engine. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A United Airlines flight from Denver...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Europe, News, Air Travel, Colorado, Planes, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Flying, Canada, Atlantic, Hawaii, Aircraft


Preliminary findings released on the United flight engine failure

The investigation into the engine failure of a Boeing 777 could take more than a year, officials said, but already the picture is becoming clearer about what happened to the United Airlines flight on Saturday.
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Boeing 777 grounding explained visually: Pratt and Whitney engine failure involved in two incidents on same day

Two Boeing planes dropped engine parts on Saturday. Same engine manufacturer as past events. NTSB eyes fan blades cited in 'scary' 2018 United flight.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Whitney, Boeing, United, Ntsb, Pratt


United will still fly the Boeing 777-200 after a scary engine failure in Colorado - but the ones still flying have a different engine

A United Airlines Boeing 777. Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto/Getty United Airlines' fleet of 24 Boeing 777-200 aircraft has been grounded by the Federal Aviation Administration, but the aircraft will keep flying. A fleet of 22 United Boeing 777-200s are unaffected as they're powered by General Electric engines. Passengers booked on the 777 might still fly on the aircraft but others will be moved to different jets.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The Federal Aviation Adm...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Colorado, Planes, Trends, Flying, Aviation, Faa, General Electric, Boeing, Denver, United, United Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration


Experts say the plane and engine used by United have a safe track record - and the scary landing in Colorado should have minimal impact on the airline

The United Airlines Boeing 777-222 that experienced an in-flight engine failure. AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images A United Airlines jet made an emergency landing after an engine failure on Saturday. Three aviation regulators have effectively grounded Boeing 777s with PW4000-112 engines pending an investigation.  Experts say the issue isn't likely systemic with the plane or engine, given the track record of both.  Only 69 aircraft in the world are affected, and United is the only US carrier w...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Japan, News, Colorado, US, San Francisco, Trends, Chicago, Flying, Hawaii, Aviation, Airlines, Engines, Faa, General Electric


Boeing 777 engine failure is not an isolated incident for United

The dramatic engine failure on a United Airlines flight flung debris across neighborhoods outside Denver and caused the airline to ground more than 20 planes out of caution.
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Another United Airlines flight experienced a right engine failure in 2018

Saturday's dramatic engine failure on a United Airlines flight is the second time since 2018 that the right engine failed during a United flight.
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What happens in an emergency like United 328

For those who haven't had the opportunity to follow this past weekend's dramatic story, United Flight 328, a Boeing 777-200, departed Denver Airport bound for Honolulu at 1:04 p.m. local time. A few minutes into the trip, the airplane experienced what we call in the business a catastrophic engine failure. The event also qualified as an uncontained engine failure because various pieces of the engine scattered debris onto a nearby suburb. The covering of the engine, similar in function to the ho...
Tags: News, Stories, Boeing, United, Honolulu, Denver Airport


Passenger reactions to engine explosion

The loud boom was unmistakable aboard United Flight 328 just after takeoff on Saturday. Something had clearly gone very wrong.
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Passengers share reactions to engine explosion

The loud boom was unmistakable aboard United Flight 328 just after takeoff on Saturday. Something had clearly gone very wrong.
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How United Airlines passengers reacted when the plane's engine exploded midair

• 'Need to turn immediately': Hear the United Airlines pilot's mayday call • Pilot: What happens in an emergency like United 328
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United grounds 24 Boeing 777s after an engine failed mid-air, burning and dropping debris

The engine of a United Airlines Boeing 777 plane on Saturday. YouTube/9News Airlines are grounding Boeing 777 planes with certain engines after one failed mid-flight. Video from a United passenger showed an engine on fire. The plane landed safely, but dropped debris. Other airlines that fly the same plane grounded them too, as recommended by Boeing. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. United Airlines is grounding 24 Boeing 777 planes after an engine failed mid-air, catc...
Tags: Japan, Colorado, US, Trends, Cnn, Faa, Boeing, Denver, United, United Airlines, Japan Airlines, Honolulu, National Transportation Safety Board, Pratt Whitney, US Federal Aviation Administration FAA, Asiana Airlines


Boeing recommends grounding model 777 airplanes after one experienced engine failure and dropped debris over Colorado

United Airlines Boeing 777-222 takes off at Los Angeles international Airport on September 15, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images A Boeing 777 operated by United Airlines experienced engine failure Saturday, dropping debris over Colorado. The FAA is now requiring inspections of all Boeing 777 jets with a particular engine model. Boeing also recommended that airlines ground all 69 active planes with the engine model. Visit the Business section of Insider for mor...
Tags: Colorado, US, Trends, Cnn, Faa, Boeing, Denver, Korean Air, United, United Airlines, Japan Airlines, Ntsb, National Transportation Safety Board, Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles California, HONOLULU Hawaii


United grounds 24 Boeing 777s after an engine failed midair, burning and dropping debris

The engine of a United Airlines Boeing 777 plane on Saturday. YouTube/9News Airlines are grounding Boeing 777 planes with certain engines after one failed soon after takeoff. Video from a United passenger showed an engine on fire. The plane landed safely but dropped debris. Other airlines that fly the same plane grounded them too, as recommended by Boeing. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. United Airlines is grounding 24 Boeing 777 planes after an engine failed soon a...
Tags: Transportation, Japan, Colorado, US, Trends, Cnn, News UK, Faa, Boeing, Denver, United, United Airlines, Japan Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration, Honolulu, National Transportation Safety Board


Pilot: what happens in an emergency like United 328

Les Abend explains that an uncontained and catastrophic incident caused the engine of United 328 to catch fire midair. Likely caused by a propeller blade that came lose, the flight narrowly escaped becoming a tragedy thanks to the quick thinking of the crew.
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Pilot: what happens in an emergency like United 238

Les Abend explains that an uncontained and catastrophic incident caused the engine of United 238 to catch fire midair. Likely caused by a propeller blade that came lose, the flight narrowly escaped becoming a tragedy thanks to the quick thinking of the crew.
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FAA orders inspections on Boeing 777 airplanes after one experienced engine failure and dropped debris over Colorado

United Airlines Boeing 777-222 takes off at Los Angeles international Airport on September 15, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images A Boeing 777 operated by United Airlines experienced engine failure Saturday, dropping debris over Colorado. The FAA is now requiring inspections of all Boeing 777 jets with a particular engine model. United also announced they would be grounding 24 active aircraft as they conduct a review. Visit the Business section of Insider for m...
Tags: Transportation, News, Colorado, Trends, Engine, Faa, Boeing, Denver, United, United Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration, National Transportation Safety Board, Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles California, HONOLULU Hawaii, Denver International Airport


United just sent JetBlue a shot across the bow with a new route to London on its ultra-premium jet

A United Airlines Boeing 767-300ER. Lukas Wunderlich/Shutterstock.com United Airlines is adding a new route between Boston and London later this year. The start date is still unknown as travel between the countries is restricted due to the pandemic.  JetBlue Airways, which just expanded a partnership with American Airlines, will also fly to London this year from Boston. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. United Airlines is growing its transatlantic presence later this ...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Europe, Florida, UK, New York, London, News, Air Travel, Boston, Planes, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Chicago


Passengers share reactions to engine explosion

The loud boom was unmistakable aboard United Flight 328 just after takeoff on Saturday. Something had clearly gone very wrong.
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A United Airlines plane's engine exploded in midair. All on board survived, but here's what passengers thought when they first heard the loud boom.

The loud boom was unmistakable aboard United Flight 328 just after takeoff on Saturday. Something had clearly gone very wrong.
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How United Airlines passengers reacted when the plane's engine exploded

The loud boom was unmistakable aboard United Flight 328 just after takeoff on Saturday. Something had clearly gone very wrong.
Tags: News, Stories, United, United Airlines


How passengers reacted when a plane's engine exploded midair

• 'Need to turn immediately': Hear the United Airlines pilot's mayday call • Pilot: What happens in an emergency like United 328 • Engine debris rained over a mile across a Denver suburb. Now Boeing recommends suspending its 777s with that engine
Tags: News, Stories, Boeing, Denver, United, United Airlines


'Let's just pray': How United Airlines passengers reacted when the plane's engine exploded midair

• 'Need to turn immediately': Hear the United Airlines pilot's mayday call • Pilot: what happens in an emergency like United 328 • Engine debris rained over a mile across a Denver suburb. Now Boeing recommends suspending its 777s with that engine
Tags: News, Stories, Boeing, Denver, United, United Airlines


A United Airlines jet's engine exploded in midair. Here's what passengers thought

The loud boom was unmistakable aboard United Flight 328 just after takeoff on Saturday. Something had clearly gone very wrong.
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How United Airlines passengers reacted when the plane's engine exploded midair

The loud boom was unmistakable aboard United Flight 328 just after takeoff on Saturday. Something had clearly gone very wrong.
Tags: Cnn, United, United Airlines


'Something blew up': plane rains debris on Denver suburbs after engine fire

FAA: United flight suffered engine failure before landingWitness sees explosion and smoke from low-flying airliner A United Airlines plane has rained debris on Denver suburbs, narrowly missing a home, after it suffered a catastrophic engine failure shortly after take-off on Saturday. The Boeing 777-200 returned to the airport safely for an emergency landing, with no reports of anyone hurt.United said in a statement there were no reported injuries on Flight 328 from Denver International Airport t...
Tags: Business, Colorado, World news, US news, Air transport, Faa, Boeing, Denver, United, United Airlines, Honolulu, Denver International Airport


'I thought we were going down': United plane drops debris over Colorado, lands safely in Denver

A United Airlines plane that ran into engine trouble on Saturday dropped debris in several neighborhoods throughout Broomfield, Colorado.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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