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United Airlines boosting premium-seat capacity on 100 aircraft

United Airlines will add a new state-of-the-art stretched regional jet, the Bombardier CRJ 550, to its fleet by the end of 2019. The plane will debut on a high-trafficked route from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. The Chicago-based airline als.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 6th, 2019

United Airlines boosting premium-seat capacity on nearly 250 aircraft

United Airlines will add a new state-of-the-art stretched regional jet, the Bombardier CRJ 550, to its fleet by the end of 2019. The plane will debut on a high-trafficked route from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. The Chicago-based airl.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 18th, 2019

Delta Air Lines bucks trend, goes all in on seat-back video screens

Delta Air Lines is committing to seat-back video screens on the vast majority of aircraft in its fleet.  It’s a move that definitely bucks the trend at Delta’s three principal United States-based competitors, United Airlines, American Airline.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 21st, 2018

Delta plans to stick with seat-back video screens

Delta Air Lines is committing to seat-back video screens on the vast majority of aircraft in its fleet.  It’s a move that definitely bucks the trend at Delta’s three principal United States-based competitors, United Airlines, American Airline.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 21st, 2018

Delta bucks trend, fully commits to seat-back video screens

Delta Air Lines is committing to seat-back video screens on the vast majority of aircraft in its fleet.  It’s a move that definitely bucks the trend at Delta’s three principal United States-based competitors, United Airlines, American Airline.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 21st, 2018

United to add premium seats on regional and mainline jets

United Airlines said on Wednesday it was adding 1,600 premium seats to nearly 250 international and domestic aircraft, including the introduction of a first-class cabin on 50 Bombardier Inc regional jets......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 6th, 2019

United adds premium seats on regional jets

United Airlines is adding 1600 premium seats to nearly 250 aircraft. As Fred Katayama reports, it's part of a drive by airlines to attract more lucrative premium travelers......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersFeb 6th, 2019

Boeing MAX crisis takes big toll on three of nation"s biggest airlines

A new report spells out the major financial and capacity hits that United Airlines, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines are experiencing due to the MAX grounding......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 7th, 2019

American Airlines bringing Five Star Service to archrival United"s turf in New York City

American Airlines is applying more competitive pressure to arch-rival United Airlines in the premium passenger department. American said on Thursday that it is introducing the airline’s “Five Star Service” to flights operating from Newark .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 1st, 2019

United Airlines quickly adds more premium seating for New York to London flights

The Chicago-based carrier continues to see an increase in demand for high-margin premium seating on at least one heavily-trafficked route......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 26th, 2019

United Tech profit beats on aircraft parts demand after MAX grounding

United Technologies on Tuesday raised its full-year sales and profit forecasts, aided by an increase in demand for its aircraft maintenance parts and services as airlines grapple with overworked planes due to the grounding of Boeing's MAX jets......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 23rd, 2019

United tops profit estimates as MAX woes prompt higher fares in robust travel market

United Airlines Holdings Inc on Tuesday reported a bigger-than-expected increase in second-quarter profit, driven by strong air travel demand and the ability to charge more for seats after the grounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX reduced capacity......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 16th, 2019

Airbus urges airlines to pressure Boeing over subsidy row

Airbus has written to airline leaders to appeal for their backing in a trade dispute with rival Boeing, warning of higher aircraft prices and passenger fares if the United States and European Union descend into a tariff war......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 1st, 2019

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

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......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 22nd, 2019

United CEO promises to rebook passengers concerned about 737 MAX

United Airlines Chief Executive Oscar Munoz promised on Wednesday to accommodate any passengers concerned about flying Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets once regulators deem the aircraft safe to fly again......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 22nd, 2019

After nearly a decade, United is giving its planes a makeover. Here"s the new look.

United Airlines is giving its aircraft a makeover.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneApr 24th, 2019

United Airlines set to lift curtain on new airplane livery

United Airlines plans to unveil its new aircraft livery April 24 at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. A spokesman for the Chicago-based carrier said the noon unveiling ceremony will involve a bit of "pomp and circumstance" but would offe.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 21st, 2019

United Airlines says using larger jets on 737 MAX routes is "costing money"

United Airlines' use of larger aircraft on routes previously flown by Boeing Co's grounded 737 MAX jets is costing the carrier money in the short-term, the company's President Scott Kirby said in a letter to employees on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 9th, 2019

United Airlines partners with cult beauty brand for new amenity kits

United Airlines will roll out a new line of amenity kits later this month in premium cabins around the world.   For the Chicago-based carrier's newest iteration of premium cabin amenity kits, United has dumped the British-based Cowshed skincare li.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 4th, 2019

Hawaiian Airlines" Dreamliner fleet will feature lie-flat seating in premium cabin

Hawaiian Airlines has selected Adient Aerospace and Collins Aerospace to design the seats for its forthcoming Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft, which is slated to join the fleet in 2021. Adient Aerospace will develop lie-flat seats for the premium ca.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 3rd, 2019

United Airlines Flight to San Francisco Diverted Due to a ‘Strong Smell’

Passengers on the United Airlines flight said the aircraft had a strong fuel odo.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 29th, 2019