United Airlines

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Quicktake

United Airlines is the fourth largest airline in the U.S. by passengers carried. The airline has the most comprehensive route network of any airline in the world. United is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois and offers 4,600 daily flights to 357 airports in 48 countries. The airline’s frequent flier program MileagePlus is touted as “the world’s most rewarding loyalty program” and allows travelers to earn and use miles with the airline, its non-aviation partners and the 27 other members of Star Alliance; United is a founding member of Star Alliance. The airline currently operates the most fuel-efficient fleet of all the major U.S. network carriers.

Key Facts

  • Year Founded: 1926
  • CEO: Oscar Munoz
  • Airline Type: Major international carrier
  • Headquarters: Chicago, Illinois
  • Size: Fourth largest U.S. airline based on passengers carried
  • Domestic Hubs: Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington Dulles, Denver, Newark, Houston and San Francisco
  • Number of Employees (2018): 88,000
  • Destinations served: 357
  • Passenger enplanement (2017): 148 million

Fleet

  • Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner
  • Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner
  • Boeing 777-200
  • Boeing 777-300ER
  • Boeing 767-300ER
  • Boeing 767-400ER
  • Boeing 757-200
  • Boeing 757-300
  • Boeing 737-700
  • Boeing 737-800
  • Boeing 737-900
  • Airbus A319
  • Airbus A320
  • Bombardier CRJ 200
  • Bombardier CRJ 700
  • Embraer EMB 170
  • Embraer EMB 175
  • Embraer EMB 145

Domiciles

  • BOS
  • CLE
  • DEN
  • EWR
  • FRA
  • HKG
  • HNL
  • IAD
  • IAH
  • LAS
  • LAX
  • LHR
  • NRT
  • ORD
  • SFO

Union

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Payscale

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Paynotes

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Retirement

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Jumpseats

United Flight Attendants have jumpseat agreements with all major airlines. Flight Attendants should use MYID Travel to list before arriving at the gate.

Employment

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