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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 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 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

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

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

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 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

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

United Airlines set to debut Premium Plus on newest Boeing Dreamliner

The Chicago-based carrier's long-awaited version of a premium economy international cabin will launch on Saturday......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 27th, 2019

With 737 MAX grounded, airlines face daily scheduling challenges

U.S. and Canadian airlines that fly the roughly 175-seat aircraft face a logistical challenge: which flights to cancel and which to cover with other planes following the global grounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 20th, 2019

Boeing faces crisis with worldwide grounding of 737 MAX jetliners

The United States grounded Boeing Co's money-spinning 737 MAX aircraft on Wednesday over safety fears after an Ethiopian Airlines plane crash that killed 157 people, leaving the world's largest planemaker facing its worst crisis in years......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 13th, 2019

U.S. orders grounding of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

The United States on Wednesday joined a wave of other countries and ordered the temporary grounding of Boeing 737 MAX aircrafts after an Ethiopian Airlines plane crashed and killed everyone on board......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 13th, 2019

American Airlines rebooking customers after U.S. grounds 737 MAX

American Airlines Group Inc said on Wednesday its teams were working to re-book customers due to fly on Boeing Co's 737 MAX as quickly as possible after the United States banned the aircraft......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 13th, 2019

Despite crashes, Boeing 737 MAX 8 is safe to fly, says Southwest Airlines pilots union leader

In a memo to Southwest pilots late Monday, Jon Weaks said he believes the carrier's 34 MAX 8 aircraft are safe to fly. Southwest has the most MAX 8s of any United States-based carrier......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 12th, 2019

Biggest Dreamliner: United Airlines now flying Boeing's 787-10

United Airlines’ newest aircraft type – the Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner – is now flying paying passengers for the carrier. Jet debuted on LAX-Newark route.  &#.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJan 7th, 2019

Skyrocketing seat selection fees enrage flyers, enrich airlines

Airline seat assignments used to be free Now you'll pay to reserve certain economy seats, no extra legroom included, on United, Delta and Am.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 19th, 2018

United Airlines boosting international flying from San Francisco

United Airline on Wednesday made clear it is laser-focused on transforming its growing hub at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) into a major locus of international flying, not only to the Asia Pacific region but to other international destinations.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 12th, 2018