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United Airlines agrees to purchase up to 10 million gallons of aviation biofuel from World Energy

In Illinois, United Airlines further strengthened its emerging reputation as the world’s most environmentally conscious airline by renewing its contract with Boston-based World Energy, agreeing to purchase up to 10 million gallons of cost-competitive, commercial-scale, sustainable aviation biofuel over the next two years. The biofuel, which United currently uses to help sustainably power every flight departing its Los Angeles hub, achieves a greater than 60% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions...
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Lufthansa Plans to Move to Dynamic Award Pricing

Lufthansa's transatlantic joint venture partner United Airlines eliminated award charts and introduced dynamic award pricing to their own flights (but still prices partner awards based on their hidden chart). Here they followed Delta's lead. Now a Lufthansa executive has revealed that the Miles & Mile program plans to move to dynamic pricing of awards. Continue reading Lufthansa Plans to Move to Dynamic Award Pricing...
Tags: Travel, Advice, Delta, United Airlines, Lufthansa, Miles Mile


United CEO vows to be aboard 737 Max when its cleared to fly

CHICAGO (AP) — CEO Oscar Munoz says he will be aboard United Airlines’ first flight of a Boeing 737 Max once regulators agree to let the aircraft fly again. Munoz made the promise after Chicago-based United’s annual meeting with shareholders Wednesday. In crashes in Indonesia in October and Ethiopia in March, an automated system called […]
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United CEO Oscar Munoz vows to be on his airline’s first 737 Max flight, once regulators clear the aircraft

United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz, in an effort to assure passengers, vowed to be aboard the airline’s first flight on a Boeing 737 Max once regulators agree to let the aircraft begin flying again. Regulators around the world grounded the 737 Max in March after the plane was involved in deadly crashes...
Tags: Boeing, United, United Airlines, Oscar Munoz


Once the Boeing 737 Max is cleared to fly again, United CEO Oscar Munoz vows to be on his airline’s first Max flight

United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz, in an effort to assure passengers, vowed to be aboard the airline’s first flight on a Boeing 737 Max once regulators agree to let the aircraft begin flying again. Regulators around the world grounded the 737 Max in March after the plane was involved in deadly crashes...
Tags: Boeing, United, United Airlines, Max, Oscar Munoz


VIDEO: Spirit Airlines Passenger Lights Up at His Seat, Man Across the Aisle Narcs Him Out

United Airlines introduced the first 'non-smoking section' on its planes in 1971. Smoking on US domestic flights was first banned in 1988 (for flights up to two hours) with all domestic and international flights required to be smoke-free by 2000. Since passengers sometimes disobey the law you'll still find ashtrays in lavatories. Usually though passengers aren't so brazen as to just sit at their seat and light up. But our hero on a Spirit Airlines flight decided to throw caution to the wind. ...
Tags: Travel, Advice, US, United Airlines, Spirit Airlines


553 Museum of Flight

From the Museum of Flight in Seattle, Washington: the CEO of the museum, the curator for space history, and the director of collections. In the news, maybe one pilot for the Boeing NMA, airline deals in Canada, Michael O’Leary sees more European airline failures, a cryogenic hydrogen fuel cell, an app for getting bumped, United promotes women artists, U.S. fighters get special paint jobs, and an Air Force aggressor squadron with F-35A’s. The Museum of Flight in Seattle, Washington. Photo ...
Tags: Facebook, Air Canada, San Francisco, Nasa, Canada, Ryanair, Aviation, Victoria, Las Vegas, Bill, Michael O'leary, Air Force, Boeing, United, Jefferies, Usaf


What Is a Reward Point Worth? It Depends

Some 2.75 trillion points and miles are earned each year, with many more options on where to spend them. Airline tickets and hotel rooms may be the best choices.
Tags: Credit Cards, News, Business Travel, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines Inc, American Express Company, Capital One Financial Corporation, Personal Finances, Airlines and Airplanes, Frequent Flier Programs, Hotels and Travel Lodgings, Customer Loyalty Programs, Travel and Vacations, Avianca Airlines


United Airlines to lay off 100 in Houston, outsource jobs

United Airlines says it will cut about 100 accounting jobs in Houston in July and shift the work to a contractor.
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Chase United Explorer Card Review – 40,000 Bonus Miles

The United Explorer Card is a co-branded Chase credit card that offers unique perks on United Airlines including free checked bags and expanded economy seat availability when redeeming miles for award flights. Right now, the $95 annual fee is waived during the first year. Here are the highlights: 40,000 bonus miles after you spend $2,000 on purchases in the first 3 months your account is open. Free first checked bag for both you and a companion (a savings of up to $120 per roundtrip) when y...
Tags: Credit Cards, General, Marketing, Canada, United, United Airlines, United Club, Deals & Offers, United Explorer Card, Chase United Explorer Card Review, Wi Fi Food, United Before


Review: United’s New Spider-Man Business Class Amenity Kit

United Airlines has launched a marketing partnership with the new Spider-Man: Far From Home movie being released July 2. The airline has a new Spider-Man safety video , will let you redeem miles for movie tickets , and has a new Spider-Man business class amenity kit . The airline sent me one of their new amenity kits. If you're really into Spider-Man or the broader Marvel universe you're going to want one. Continue reading Review: United’s New Spider-Man Business Class Amenity Kit...
Tags: Travel, Advice, United, United Airlines


Safety belts, oxygen masks and Spider-Man? United Airlines’ in-flight safety video features an unabashed promotional tie-in.

Th decadelong move to turn the once mundane in-flight safety video into campy entertainment is about to reach new heights, or lows, depending on your perspective. Coming to a flight near you on June 1, Chicago-based United Airlines will use a slickly produced Spider-Man vignette to inform passengers...
Tags: Chicago, United Airlines


Coming soon to a flight near you: Spider-Man and United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz star in campy safety video

The decadelong move to turn the once mundane in-flight safety video into campy entertainment is about to reach new heights, or lows, depending on your perspective. Coming to a flight near you on June 1, Chicago-based United Airlines will use a slickly produced Spider-Man vignette to inform passengers...
Tags: Chicago, United Airlines, Oscar Munoz


Spider-Man and Friends Appear in United Airlines Safety Video

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Spider-Man and friends appear in United Airlines safety video Our friendly neighborhood Spider-Man is partnering with United Airlines, making a cameo tot ake down some bad days in their brand new airline safety video. Featuring cameos from Spider-Man: Far From Home stars Hemky Madera, Jacob Batalon and Tony Revolori, you can check out the video on the player below. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoR...
Tags: Video, UK, Movies, Jake Gyllenhaal, Holland, Stan Lee, United, Cobie Smulders, United Airlines, Zendaya, Spider Man, Samuel, Marisa Tomei, Stan, Ned, Tom Holland


3 crucial tactics for effective ecommerce brand reputation management

In a time where news about crises in a business spread like viruses do, and the tipping point of issues is basically under one hour, effective brand reputation management can help protect companies. Today, brand reputation management is more important than ever to businesses, and the rapid progression of technology has made it easier for companies to track and monitor the conversations and sentiments around their brands. However, technology is a double-edged sword. While it has made it easier...
Tags: Google, Seo, United, United Airlines, Carroll, Omnichannel, Facebook Twitter, Caroll, David Anderson, David Carroll, Search Engine Optimization SEO, United Airline, YouTube United Airlines


Cooking Up a Legacy in the Kitchen

The second you walked into my Grandma Cora’s house you could smell the fragrance of onions, ginger, and garlic sautéing. She would swirl pancit noodles in her big pot and you could hear the music of the carrots and celery dancing as she added a splash of soy sauce. No matter what time of day – morning, noon, or night – Grandma always had something going in the kitchen. Sometimes she would invite me to the table to roll Filipino lumpia with the aunties. We would scoop little portions of filling o...
Tags: California, Inspiration, Philippines, Hawaii, United Airlines, Timothy, PAUL, Cora, Lois, Grand Rapids Michigan, Eunice, Bay Area Grandma, Australia Italy England France Spain China, Cora Dorina


The Low Carbon Coast

Recently, the eyes of the world have turned to Olympia, where a battle is underway between the past and the future that ought to settle the future of clean fuels on the US West Coast and in the state of Washington in particular. You see, Washington state has passed a low carbon fuel standard that would have it join itself to the standards already enacted in California, Oregon and British Columbia and under development now for the whole of Canada. The establishment of a clear and steady signal o...
Tags: California, Washington, Oregon, US, Canada, Top Stories, Seattle, Boeing, Pacific Ocean, British Columbia, Pacific Northwest, Exxon, United Airlines, Columbia, Nrel, Saudi Aramco


With 737 Max, Boeing Wants to Win Back Trust. Many Are Skeptical.

Airlines and pilots have been frustrated with the company’s handling of the crisis, including a bungled response to the two crashes.
Tags: News, Pilots, United Airlines, Nelson, Flight Attendants, American Airlines, Sara, Boeing Company, Airlines and Airplanes, Aviation Accidents, Safety and Disasters, Assn of Flight Attendants, Max Boeing Wants


Travel News: May 8, 2019

United Airlines Is About To Make It A Lot Easier To Get To The Amalfi Coast Forbes Good news for anyone who loves the Amalfi Coast but doesn’t love the thought of the transfers or driving time often needed to get there—United Airlines launches daily, nonstop (seasonal) service from New York/Newark to Naples, Italy, on May 22. Running through Oct. 26, 2019, it will be the only nonstop service between the United States and Naples. “Our network planning teams are always searching for new destinati...
Tags: Travel, Google, United States, Italy, Venice, Google Maps, Thomas Cook, United, United Airlines, Naples, Amalfi Coast, Lufthansa, News And Deals, Reuters, Naples Italy, Australia New Zealand


Amputee who says United Airlines took his scooter battery takes battle to court

Stearn Hodge, a 68-year-old amputee who lost his arm and leg in an accident, says United and airport employees took a battery needed for his scooter.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, United, United Airlines, Stearn Hodge


Travel News: April 30, 2019

Marriott May Expand Into Home Rentals Travel Pulse Marriott may be expanding into the home rental business. According to various reports, including one in The Wall Street Journal, the hotel giant is preparing to take on Airbnb and the various other home sharing platforms that have sprung up in recent years. The world’s biggest hotel operator may reveal the details of its plan as soon as next month, the publication reported. If that comes to pass, Marriott would be the first major hotel company ...
Tags: Travel, Usa, Egypt, Marriott, Airbnb, United Airlines, Sas, News And Deals, Red Sea, USA Today United Airlines, Andrea Hiller


Failed Airlines That Were Too Weird for This World

Flying can be an excruciating experience these days. The CEO of United Airlines recently admitted that by the time passengers sit down on his planes, they’re already “pissed at the world.” But plenty of airlines have tried to make things more fun over the years, even if they were incredibly weird. So weird, in fact,…Read more...
Tags: Transportation, New York, Science, Air Travel, Casinos, Planes, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Airlines, Donald Trump, Faa, United Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration, MGM Grand Air, Hooters, Hooters Air


United and Delta Cover Their Seatback Cameras in Bid to Stop Freaking You Out

Evidently registering that no one wants to be stared down by a camera for the entirety of their flight, United and Delta are now covering the tiny in-unit cameras in the back-of-seat entertainment units on their planes. American Airlines may be considering a similar move.Read more...
Tags: Science, Privacy, Surveillance, Cameras, Delta, Airlines, United, United Airlines, Singapore Airlines, American Airlines


United Airlines is covering up cameras on seat backs amid privacy backlash

United Airlines is covering up all the cameras on the back of customers' seats amid backlash about privacy.
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Boeing's CEO says he'll be on the first 737 Max flights when the controversial plane returns to service (BA)

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg announced on Monday that he would be on the first flights of the Boeing 737 Max when it returns to service. Muilenburg made the announcement in response to a question at the company's annual shareholder meeting in Chicago. The Boeing CEO says the gesture is a "really important part of showing our confidence" in the 737 Max. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg announced at the company's annual shareholder meeting on Mond...
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Boeing's CEO will be on the first 737 Max flights when the controversial plane returns to service (BA)

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg announced on Monday that he will be on the first flights of the Boeing 737 Max when it returns to service. Muilenburg made the announcement in response to a question at the company's annual shareholder meeting in Chicago. The Boeing CEO says the gesture is a "really important part of showing our confidence" in the 737 Max. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg announced at the company's annual shareholder meeting on Monda...
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United Airlines Covers All Cameras On Its Seatback Screens Following Outcry

United Airlines "has covered all the cameras in entertainment systems embedded in the backs of the airline's premium seats," reports BuzzFeed News. In a statement, a United Airlines spokesperson said: "As with many other airlines, some of our premium seats have in-flight entertainment systems that came with cameras installed by the manufacturer. None of these cameras were ever activated and we had no plans to use them in the future, however we took the additional step to cover the cameras. The...
Tags: Tech, Delta, Panasonic, United, United Airlines, Singapore Airlines, American Airlines, BuzzFeed News, American Airlines United Airlines


United Airlines covers seat-back cameras to allay privacy concerns

United Airlines has decided to cover the cameras on its latest seat-back entertainment displays. The move comes a couple of months after some Singapore Airlines passengers expressed privacy concerns over such cameras. The post United Airlines covers seat-back cameras to allay privacy concerns appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Business, News, Trends, United Airlines, Singapore Airlines, In-flight Entertainment, Seat-back Camera


United Airlines covers seatback cameras to allay privacy concerns

United Airlines has decided to cover the cameras on its latest seatback entertainment displays. The move comes a couple of months after some Singapore Airlines passengers expressed privacy concerns over such cameras. The post United Airlines covers seatback cameras to allay privacy concerns appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Business, News, Trends, United Airlines, Singapore Airlines, In-flight Entertainment, Seat-back Camera


United Airlines CEO: By the time you sit on our planes, 'you're just pissed at the world'

United CEO Oscar Munoz acknowledged key pain points customers face when traveling today, including airlines' increasingly shrinking seat sizes.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, United, United Airlines, Oscar Munoz