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United Airlines Aims to Suck Carbon Dioxide From the Friendly Skies

The company becomes the first major U.S. carrier to try to remove the greenhouse gases it spews with every flight.
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United Airlines is investing in a venture that doesn’t make airplanes, transport passengers or ring up frequent-flier miles on the company’s credit cards. And even as it posts losses stemming from the coronavirus pandemic, United is providing millions of dollars to that venture, which has no direct ties to aviation and may not make any money.

It is backing carbon capture — the nascent technology designed to suck carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.

United Earns a Decade of Perfect Scores on Human Rights Campaign Foundation's LGBTQ Workplace Equality Index

United’s track record as industry-leader for LGBTQ inclusive initiatives continues, with airline being named a “Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality”
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CHICAGO, February 3, 2021 /3BL MEdia/ – United Airlines today announced it has received its 10th consecutive perfect score of 100% on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2021 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). The scorecard is a benchmarking report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality. The perfect score places United on the prestigious 2021 list of “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality.”

Travel Easier With the United Travel-Ready Center

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You'll now be able to upload and validate COVID-19 test results, review local entry requirements, find testing providers and store vaccination records all in the "My Trips" section of the United app or website.

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United Airlines Receives Hospital-Grade Certification for Cleaning and Safety

United is the first of the four largest U.S airlines to be certified Diamond by the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) and SimpliFlying
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CHICAGO, January 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- United Airlines was recently recognized by the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) and SimpliFlying for providing a hospital-grade standard of cleanliness and safety during the travel journey. United is the first airline among the four largest U.S. carriers to receive the highest possible certification - Diamond - in the new APEX Health Safety audit powered by SimpliFlying. This new scientifically-based certification is designed to create a recognized, global standard for health and safety across the aviation industry.

United Airlines Brings Santa Claus Float and Gifts to Residents at Warren Village

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On Saturday, Dec. 12, Warren Village, a Denver-based organization focused on helping low-income, single-parent families make the journey from poverty to self-sufficiency, received a visit from Santa & Mrs. Claus, thanks to United Airlines. 

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United Raises Miles for Dozens of Non-Profits that Rely on Travel

Airline and its customers use crowdsourcing platform - Miles on a Mission - to donate more than 11 million miles for charities like the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, College to Congress and Compass to Care
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CHICAGO, Dec. 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- United is inviting MileagePlus members to give back on Giving Tuesday and throughout the holiday season by donating miles to nearly 40 non-profits through United Airlines' crowdsourcing platform, Miles on a Mission.

United Airlines Commits to 100% Green Carbon Neutral by 2050

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We recognize the role we play as an airline in contributing to climate change and therefore our responsibility in solving it. To meet our goal of going 100% green by reducing 100% of our greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, we want to lead our industry toward real solutions and lasting change.

A word from our CEO, Scott Kirby

United and CDC Work Together on Contact Tracing Initiative for All International and Domestic Flights

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CHICAGO, December 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ - United Airlines with the support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently announced a program to collect customer contact information for all international and domestic flights. During the check-in process, United customers will be prompted to voluntarily opt-in and provide contact information such as an email address, phone numbers and an address of where they will be once they reach their destination, details that were previously difficult for the CDC to obtain in real-time.

United Airlines Launches World's First Free Transatlantic COVID-19 Testing Pilot

Free testing guarantees all customers over 2 years old and crew on board have tested negative before departure
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NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- United Airlines recently announced the world's first free transatlantic COVID-19 testing pilot program for customers. From November 16 through December 11, the airline will offer rapid tests to every passenger over 2 years old and crew members on board select flights from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) to London Heathrow (LHR), free of charge. Anyone who does not wish to be tested will be placed on another flight, guaranteeing everyone on board other than children under two will have tested negative before departure.

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