MADISON, Wis., December 3, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Virent contributed to an aviation industry first, as United Airlines flew an aircraft full of passengers using 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in one engine and petroleum-based jet fuel in the other. Virent, a Marathon Petroleum Corp. subsidiary, used its BioForm® process to produce synthesized aromatic kerosene (SAK) – a critical component that made the 100% SAF possible.
Roberto F. has been working 24/7 to secure items like diapers and formula for Afghan evacuee children on Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF) flights. He knows firsthand the importance of providing extra care for our passengers as they begin a new life in the U.S. - just like he and his family did when he was eight years old.
At United, our mission is connecting people and uniting the world, so it’s with that spirit that we now begin the important mission of supporting our military in ensuring the safe passage of American citizens and Afghan evacuees to the United States. For the first time since 2003, the federal government has activated the Civil Reserve Air Fleet, or CRAF. This means that select aircraft from U.S. airlines, including United, will support the mission of the Department of Defense in operating flights to bring to the U.S.
Airline's digital channels now offer customers easy access to more than 3,000 testing locations via Accenture and CLX Health's TrustAssure™ Platform integration
CHICAGO, Aug. 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- Starting today, United customers can access even more COVID testing locations, including more than 3,000 new Walmart and Albertson Companies locations across the U.S., through the airline's website and mobile app in the Travel Ready Center.
Grand prize winners live in Bradenton, FL; Cleveland, OH; Goodyear, AZ; Oakland, CA and San Francisco, CA
CHICAGO, August 5, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- United Airlines recently announced the five lucky grand prize winners of its "Your Shot to Fly" sweepstakes, who will each get to fly anywhere in the world United flies with a companion over the course of the next year. The winners of the "Your Shot to Fly" sweepstakes are:
On June 15, 1921, Bessie Coleman became the first Black and Native American woman to earn a pilot's license. Bessie was a pioneer and inspiration to early pilots in the African American and Native American communities. She paved the way for female aviators everywhere including United First Officer Carole Hopson. 100 years later Carole honors Bessie's legacy with a goal of enrolling 100 Black women in flight school.