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United shares cute holiday video

Entertaining inflight safety videos have been made by many airlines lately, but United has taken another step by spoofing those safety videos in this holiday ad. There’s a bit of something for everyone here, as United has included a bit of humor & sentimentality in this cute holiday ad. Of course, the best way for United […]

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 […]

Get 500 United miles for signing up for e-mails

United Airlines has sent out an e-mail offering 500 United MileagePlus miles to anyone who signs up for partner e-mails. Here are the caveats: Opt in by August 31 to receive emails about MileagePlus partners and you’ll earn 500 bonus award miles if you stay opted in for 3 months. Terms and conditions Bonus miles […]

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 […]