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Shaping an Inclusive Future With Special Olympics

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If your travels have taken you through Chicago O'Hare International Airport anytime since October 2019, you may have had a friendly, caring and jovial exchange with Daniel Smrokowski. Daniel is one of four Service Ambassadors thanks to our ongoing partnership with Special Olympics. This inaugural ambassador program aims to provide Special Olympic athletes employment opportunities within our operation, affording them a unique and meaningful career.

United Airlines to Maximize Ventilation System During Boarding and Deplaning

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CHICAGO, July 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- United Airlines today announced that the carrier will now maximize air flow volume for all mainline aircraft high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filtration systems during the entire boarding and deplaning process, helping further reduce the spread of COVID-19.

United Airlines Named a Top Company for Disability Inclusion for Fifth Consecutive Year

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CHICAGO, July 15, 2020 /3BL Media/-- United Airlines was recognized for the fifth consecutive year as a top-scoring company and best place to work for disability inclusion with a perfect score of 100 on the 2020 Disability Equality Index (DEI). The 2020 DEI measured United's inclusion criteria including: culture & leadership; enterprise-wide access; employment practices; community engagement and supplier diversity.

United Airlines: Flying Proud Year-Round

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We fly proud year-round and we bring our true selves to work every day. Hear from LGBTQ individuals in our workforce, who've fought for a more inclusive world:
 
Agents
Analysts
Flight Attendants
Pilots
Technicians
Leaders
 
They are who we are and we support them.

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Make an Impact This Pride Month With United Airlines

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Even though the way we celebrate pride is different this year, it's as important as ever to work toward a better future for those who continue to stand up to injustice and inequality. Join us by donating your miles to partner charities or campaigns that benefit LGBTQ causes in the communities we serve.

Last year, with your help, we raised more than 1 million miles. This year, take pride in your miles by donating to organizations like:

2 Falcon Chicks Reunited With Parents In SFO Airport Hangar

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“Thanks to the vigilance and concern from United Airlines and airport staff and our skilled wildlife rehabilitation team, these two peregrine falcon chicks are back where they belong: with their parents,” Tarbox said.

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United Airlines Strengthens Onboard Mask Policy to Further Protect Passengers and Employees Against COVID-19 Spread

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CHICAGO, June 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- United Airlines has announced that, along with other Airlines for America (A4A) members, it will strengthen mandatory mask policies to further mitigate against the spread of COVID-19 and help continue to keep passengers and crew safe.

Brett J. Hart Named President of United Airlines

As President of United, Hart will continue to lead the company's public advocacy strategy and manage United's industry leading environmental sustainability efforts
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CHICAGO, May 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ -- United Airlines (NASDAQ: UAL) has announced that effective May 20, 2020, Brett J. Hart, Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, will be appointed President of United Airlines Holdings, Inc. – a continuation of the company's leadership succession plan announced in early December with current CEO Oscar Munoz transitioning to Executive Chair and current President Scott Kirby becoming CEO following the Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May 20, 2020.

United Airlines Launches United CleanPlus: A New Standard of Cleanliness and Safety in Partnership with Clorox and Cleveland Clinic

United CleanPlus brings together a most trusted name in disinfection and the country's leading medical experts to develop protocols designed to help keep customers safe at the airport and onboard
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CHICAGO, May 20, 2020 /3BL Media/-- Today, United Airlines is introducing United CleanPlus: the company's commitment to putting health and safety at the forefront of the entire customer experience,

United Airlines Launches #GivingTuesdayNow Campaigns to Support Charities That Rely on Travel

United’s Miles on a Mission crowdsourcing platform to match all donations up to 500,000 miles in support of non-profits that aid veterans, medical volunteers and more who require COVID-19 travel
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May 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ - United Airlines today launched new, Giving Tuesday Now campaigns aimed at helping non-profits that rely on travel during the COVID-19 crisis. The airline will match all donations up to 500,000 miles through its Miles on a Mission crowdsourcing platform to help charities like:

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