United Airlines Archive

Do you know where your plane’s maintenance is being done?

Most people probably don’t think much about the maintenance of airplanes, but it’s a critical part of getting passengers safely from point A to point B. An article in this month’s Vanity Fair called “The Disturbing Truth About How Airplanes Are Maintained Today” is eye opening. Airlines are increasingly taking planes to maintenance facilities outside […]

United passengers forced to sleep in Belfast airport after disruptive passenger diverts flight

On Saturday night, United Airlines Flight 971 from Rome to Chicago was diverted to Belfast, Northern Ireland, after pilots deemed it unsafe to continue flying due to a disruptive passenger. According to other passengers on the flight, the passenger had been “extremely verbally abusive” to a woman even before boarding.  Passenger Rick Sliter said to NBC […]

Muslims call for United Airlines boycott after passenger Tahera Ahmad experiences discrimination over Diet Coke

United Airlines is feeling the wrath tonight after an in-flight incident yesterday.  According to Northwestern University Associate University Chaplain Tahera Ahmad, she was the victim of discrimination during her flight from Chicago to Washington, DC. The incident started when she requested a Diet Coke from the flight attendant. Here is the full complaint, as posted by […]

Travel Contest Roundup: February 18, 2015 – SXSW, Dominican Republic, Italy & more

Here are this week’s best travel contests. You can win trips to SXSW in Austin, Texas, the Dominican Republic, Orlando, Florida, Atlanta, Georgia, Aruba, Europe, Florence, Italy, and more! Good luck! Win a trip to SXSW Round-trip airfare from anywhere in the world to Austin, TX Four nights accommodation in Austin, TX Drizly gift basket […]