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Explained: The United B-777 accident, action in the US, and why India's fleet is in the clear

February 23, 2021 9:07 am

As a result of FAA’s advisory, United has removed 24 Boeing 777 planes powered by the aforementioned engine model from service.

Explained: What United's announcement of direct flights to India means for international travel

September 16, 2020 1:51 pm

In the aftermath of Covid19 pandemic, aviation experts have pointed out a possible shift in trend towards passengers for long-haul destinations opting for non-stop flights instead of non-stop hub flights.

United Airlines warns 36,000 workers they could be laid off

July 09, 2020 10:32 am

United told employees Wednesday that not everyone who gets a layoff notice will be furloughed. The company said job losses could be reduced if enough employees accept buyouts or early retirement by a deadline next week.

Vistara codeshare pact with US-based United Airlines comes into effect

February 17, 2020 1:33 pm

The two airlines had signed the codeshare pact that allows United Airlines to book seats for its passengers on Vistara's flights in India.

Explained: US flights over Iran airspace suspended; will Indian passengers be affected?

June 21, 2019 3:42 pm

United Airlines said it had “conducted a thorough safety and security review” before deciding to indefinitely scrap the Mumbai-Newark flight.

Plane landing at Newark airport blows tires, skids on runway

June 16, 2019 8:35 am

The airline said some passengers with minor injuries refused medical attention and no one was seriously injured.

Here is the list of world's most punctual airlines and airports

January 07, 2019 11:37 am

Despite the poor rankings of its airlines, five US airports were among the top 10, with Atlanta ranking second. Los Angeles jumped to fifth place in the 2018 survey from 11th.

United Airlines plane lands safely in Sydney after mayday call

October 04, 2018 7:51 am

"United flight 839 from Los Angeles to Sydney landed safely ... following a mechanical issue," Madhu Unnikrishnan, a spokesman for United Airlines, said in an emailed statement.

After dog dies in United Airlines flight, another one gets flown to Japan instead of Kansas

March 15, 2018 6:49 pm

As the news of United Airlines mistakenly flying a pet German Shepherd dog to Japan spread online, Netizens slammed the airlines for being careless and heartless. Twitter users are now urging everyone to boycott the airlines and want the staff to be fired.

Gate dispute clouds expansion plan for Chicago's O'Hare Airport

March 01, 2018 10:22 am

The eight-year expansion plan calls for replacing one of O'Hare's existing terminals with a new global terminal, where United and American would be relocated. Other terminals would be renovated to expand gate capacity. Construction is scheduled to begin next year.