United Airlines

Founded
1926
Type
Full Service Carrier
Fleet size
784
Destinations
342
Passengers per year
113,154,579

United Airlines is one of the largest American airlines. The airline operates flights within the United States and to destinations in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Asia and Oceania.

Organization

United Airlines is part of United Airlines Holdings which is headquartered in Chicago (IL), United States. The airline has about 90,000 employees.

Parent company
United Airlines Holdings
Alliance
Star Alliance
Frequent Flyer Program
MileagePlus

History

United Airlines was founded in 2012 when Continental Airlines and United merged but the airlines’ roots can be traced back to 1926 with the establishment of the predecessor of Continental Airlines, Varney Air Lines.

Passengers

2015
94,891,627
2016
99,769,952
2017
107,037,834
2018
113,154,579

Baggage

United Airlines passengers are permitted to bring 1 piece of cabin luggage and 1 personal item with them on board. The amount of free checked luggage depends on the travel class and destination. In certain cases, checked luggage is only available for an additional fee. Please consult website United Airlines for more information.

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In-flight Wi-Fi

United Airlines offers in-flight Wi-Fi on several aircraft types for an additional fee. Please consult website United Airlines for more information.

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