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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


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


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


I flew on American's Boeing 737 Max and found the airline doing the bare minimum to inform passengers they were booked on the notorious plane

An American Airlines' Boeing 737 Max 8. American Airlines is the largest Boeing 737 Max operator currently, averaging over 50 daily flights. One problem faced by the airline is passenger confidence in the aircraft that's killed 346 people. I flew from New York to Miami on the Max and found American to be less than forthcoming about the aircraft. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. American Airlines was the first US airline to fly the Boeing 737 Max following its 2...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, News, Planes, New York City, US, Trends, Features, Gogo, Miami, Boeing, United, Laguardia, United Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration


I flew on American's Boeing 737 Max and found the airline doing the bare minimum to inform passengers they were booked on the ill-fated plane

An American Airlines' Boeing 737 Max 8. American Airlines is the largest Boeing 737 Max operator currently, averaging over 50 daily flights. One problem faced by the airline is passenger confidence in the aircraft that's killed 346 people. I flew from New York to Miami on the Max and found American to be less than forthcoming about the aircraft. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. American Airlines was the first US airline to fly the Boeing 737 Max following its 2...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, News, Planes, New York City, US, Trends, Features, Gogo, Miami, Boeing, United, Laguardia, United Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration


I flew on United Airlines' first Boeing 737 Max flight in nearly 2 years and it was just the boring flight the airline needed

Flying on a United Airlines Boeing 737 Max 9. Thomas Pallini/Insider United Airlines became the second US airline to resume Boeing 737 Max flights on Thursday. The first flight flew from Denver to Houston in the first step to rebuilds consumer confidence.  United plans to fly the jet across the US initially from bases in Denver and Houston. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. United Airlines resumed flying the Boeing 737 Max on Thursday after a 23-month hiatus that bega...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Florida, News, Air Travel, Colorado, Planes, US, Trends, Features, Flying, George Bush, Aviation, Airlines, Houston, Boeing


Boeing will stop making the 747 after more than 51 years of passenger flight. Here's the history of how the iconic plane changed the world.

A Qantas Boeing 747-400 aircraft. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz Boeing's most iconic aircraft — the 747 — is celebrating 51 years of passenger service in January. Most of the world's airlines, however, are retiring their 747s in favor of new, fuel-efficient jets. The final models will be delivered to cargo giant Atlas Air in 2022, marking the end of the program. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. One of the greatest feats of American aerospace engineering celebrated 50 years of pas...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, London, News, Air Travel, Planes, US, America, Trends, Features, Flying, United States, Qantas, Aviation, Airbus


United is preparing for a Boeing 737 Max resurgence in February with the 12 first routes just added to its schedule - here's the full list

A United Airlines Boeing 737 Max 9. Philip Pilosian/Shutterstock.com United Airlines revealed the first 12 routes that its Boeing 737 Max aircraft will fly. The newly ungrounded jets will be based in Denver and Houston with routes from coast to coast. United operates the larger Boeing 737 Max 9 jet and is currently the only airline in the US to operate the type. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. United Airlines has scheduled the first routes for its Boeing 737 Max aircraf...
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Photos show how the first doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine got from Michigan into the arms of healthcare workers

Transporting Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine. Michael Clevenger - Pool and MARK LENNIHAN/POOL/AFPGetty The first doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine left Michigan on Sunday bound for hospitals across the US. A fleet of trucks and airplanes, accompanied by armed guards, ensured that the vaccine was quickly and safely transported. The first shot was given in New York on Monday, just days after the Food and Drug Administration's emergency authorization on Friday.  Visit Business Insider's homepa...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Transportation, New York, News, Planes, New York City, US, America, Trends, Linkedin, Features, UPS, Flying, Healthcare, Dubai


How United Airlines overcame one of the largest limitations to transporting Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine to the US

A United Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner being loaded with cargo. United Airlines United Airlines flew the first doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine last week, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. The Pfizer vaccine is uniquely difficult to transport as it has strict below-freezing temperature requirements that require the use of dry ice, a dangerous good to transport in the aviation industry. United and the Federal Aviation Administration worked to alleviate the dry ice restrictions ...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, China, Planes, US, Trends, Chicago, Flying, Food And Drug Administration, Aviation, Pfizer, Vaccine, Faa, Boeing


United is bringing back its ultra-premium West Coast flights to JFK in 2021 complete with lie-flat seats to entice business travelers to return to the skies

A United Airlines Boeing 767-300ER. Lukas Wunderlich/Shutterstock.com United Airlines is resuming premium flights from New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport in February 2021. Los Angeles and San Francisco will see up to two daily flights each using specially-configured Boeing 767-300ER. The service is geared towards premium travelers with 46 lie-flat business class seats, 22 premium economy recliner seats, and 43 Economy Plus extra legroom seats. Visit Business Insider's homepag...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, New York, News, California, Planes, New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Flying, Aviation, John, Newark, Airlines, Jfk


Berlin's new $7 billion airport has finally opened after 9 years of delays, corruption allegations, and construction woes— see inside

The opening of Berlin's Brandenburg Airport. Maja Hitij/Getty Berlin's Brandenburg Airport opened on October 31 after nine years of delays resulting from faulty construction, design flaws, and corruption allegations. The massive consolidation to the new airport will see Berlin's smaller airports closed in favor of the sprawling new gateway.  EasyJet and Lufthansa operated the first flights into the airport with Qatar Airways inaugurating a new runway on Wednesday.  Visit Business Ins...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Europe, London, Airports, Air Travel, Germany, Berlin, US, Trends, European Union, Features, Flying, Munich, Middle East, Aviation


The history of the Airbus A220, the controversial plane Boeing tried to keep out of the US

The first CSeries aircraft in its new Airbus colors. Regis Duvignau/Reuters The Bombardier CSeries was meant to be a game-changing aircraft. Produced by the Canadian aircraft manufacturer, it was its first foray in the 100-to-150-seat market. Though initially successful with sales to major airlines, the program was turned upside following a trade dispute with Boeing. The aircraft program was taken over by Airbus as a result, with the aircraft renamed the Airbus A220.  Bombardier has pulled...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Europe, UK, England, Life, Air Canada, Planes, Global, US, Los Angeles, Trends, History, Features, Canada, Paris


United Airlines just announced 8 new leisure routes in another shift away from business travel following heavy losses – here's the full list

A United Airlines Boeing 777. Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto/Getty United Airlines is growing its leisure route network as executives expect business travel to remain low until 2024. Latin American and Caribbean countries with limited or no restrictions for entry by US citizens are the main focus of the expansion. The new routes boost United's presence in Mexico, Costa Rica, Belize, the Dominican Republic, and Honduras. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. United Airlines is furt...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Mexico, Planes, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Flying, Washington Dc, Aviation, Airlines, Honduras, Costa Rica


Why I’m Starting To Worry About Coronavirus, And What I’m Doing About It

I'm not locking myself in a cabin in the woods. I'm doing the disaster-preparedness thinking that I should have done already, unrelated to coronovirus . The closest analogue in my lifetime may have been Y2K preparedness, and that turned out to be a nothingburger. It was sure eerie to be flying on January 1, 2000 on board a nearly empty United Airlines Boeing 777 from Los Angeles to Washington Dulles. The plane didn't just operate, it operated on time, and everything else worked fine too. How...
Tags: Travel, Los Angeles, Airlines, Washington Dulles, United Airlines Boeing, Coronavirus


Weekly Roundup, Friday 28 April, 2017

The medieval Chateau Gaillard on the Seine, built by Richard the Lionheart, simultaneously King of England and Duke of Normandy. We have a chance to visit it on the sixth day of our August Paris-Normandy cruise. Good morning Our lovely December Christmas Cruise continues to attract plenty of comment and interest, but not many firm bookings.  If you are thinking you’ll come, please don’t delay confirming your participation.  The best value cabins are disappearing, and the pre and post ground opt...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Asia, Europe, UK, England, Isis, London, Congress, Australia, France, Africa, Miscellaneous, US, Newsletter, Qatar


Singapore to San Francisco Nonstop in 15.5 Hours: The United Airlines Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner On-board Experience

Travelling to the United States of America (USA) usually means an almost 24-hour flight including a stopover (of about 2-4 hours) at Hong Kong or Tokyo – by the time we reach the States for our holiday, we would have been super jet-lagged. Thus, I was glad to hear about United Airlines’ first ever nonstop flight service between Singapore and San Francisco that shortens the flight time significantly, saving four hours’ journey time each way between the two cities, as compared to other flights ope...
Tags: Travel, Apple, Google, Facebook, Hong Kong, Usa, Hollywood, Singapore, San Francisco, United States, Tokyo, States, North America, Boeing, Pacific Ocean, Imdb


United Airlines – Nonstop 15.5-Hour Flight from Singapore to San Francisco

One of the best news we’ve received this month is knowing that United Airlines has launched its inaugural nonstop flight from Singapore to San Francisco on 03 June 2016. The Golden Gate City is now only 15 hours and 30 minutes away, and yes, it is a non-stop flight! Man, are we so done with transits! United Airlines is the first airline to offer direct non-stop routes between these two metropoles. It is also currently the only aviation company offering a direct flight service between Singapore ...
Tags: Travel, Hong Kong, London, Singapore, US, San Francisco, United States, Anthropology, Tokyo, Boeing, United Airlines, Advertorial, San Francisco International Airport, United Club, Singapore Changi Airport, United Clubs



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