United Airlines has opened a new United Club lounge in Concourse A at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, the second club to feature the airline’s new design concept. The opening coincides with the consolidation of United’s terminal facilities at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to Concourse A.

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United Airlines has placed a firm order for 30 Embraer 175 jets and optioned 40 more, potentially taking United’s firm order to a total of 70 aircraft. If United Airlines exercises all 40 options, the order has an estimated value of $2.9 billion at current list prices, according to Embraer.

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The new United Club lounge in Terminal 2 at Chicago O’Hare International Airport is the first to feature a new design prototype that United Airlines will use when building and renovating lounges worldwide.

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United Continental Holdings, Inc. has placed a firm order for 100 Boeing 737 MAX 9s and 50 Boeing 737-900ERs. The order by United Airlines takes total 737-family orders past the 10,000-aircraft mark, the first time any transport-jet aircraft has ever achieved this milestone.

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United Airlines is planning to launch daily non-stop service between its hub at Chicago O’Hare International Airport and Sarasota Bradenton International Airport in Florida on November 4.

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United Continental Holdings, Inc. subsidiary United Airlines plans to launch daily non-stop flights between its New York-area hub at Newark Liberty International Airport and Istanbul on July 1, 2012, subject to government approval.

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The airline is introducing United Global First, its new international first-class service on three-cabin aircraft; and United BusinessFirst, its international business-class service on two- and three-cabin aircraft. United is also upgrading its premium-class food, in-flight entertainment and amenities.

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With the reconfiguration, the aircraft have 16 flat-bed seats in BusinessFirst, 45 seats in Economy Plus and 108 in Economy. The 757-200 reconfiguration project, which began in late November, outfitted 41 aircraft with a total of 1,845 Economy Plus seats.

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he first Continental Airlines aircraft with the Economy Plus seating pioneered by sister carrier United Airlines will enter service on November 19, offering Continental passengers four inches of extra legroom in the forward rows of the Economy cabin.

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Coninental Airlines is inaugurating on November 16 the first daily scheduled passenger service between Texas and Africa, with a new nonstop flight between Houston and Lagos in Nigeria. Continental is operating the service with Boeing 777-200ERs.

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The aircraft was rolled out of the final assembly line at Boeing’s widebody-assembly facility – which is volumetrically the largest building in the world – at Everett, Washington on the evening of October 12.

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The re-branding of United’s Red Carpet Club and Continental’s Presidents Club lounges marks a further step in the integration of the two airlines’ products and services to provide a more consistent travel experience for customers, according to United Continental Holdings.

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The Boeing 737-800 played a key role in testing and certifying the performance improvement package now available as the standard specification for production Next-Generation 737s.

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United Continental Holdings, Inc. is converting to paperless flight decks by issuing 11,000 iPads to all United Airlines and Continental Airlines pilots for use as electronic flight bags, replacing paper flight manuals and aeronautical navigational charts.

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United Continental Holdings says it will invest more than $500 million dollars in its on-board service product in addition to the 25 new aircraft – among them some Boeing 787s – that the airline will introduce to its fleet next year.

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United Airlines launches daily nonstop service between Los Angeles International Airport and Guadalajara, Mexico on May 3. The service is being operated by Continental Airlines, United’s sister carrier.

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United Airlines has commemorated its 85th anniversary by unveiling an Airbus A320 painted in the airline’s 1970s-era “Friend Ship” livery at an employee celebration at Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

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Continental Airlines plans to offer the service on more than 200 U.S. domestic Boeing 737s and 757s equipped with DirecTV, providing onboard connectivity and more than 95 channels of live television programming to customers flying within the continental United States.

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United Continental Holdings, Inc. has expanded its mobile check-in and mobile boarding-pass service to United Airlines customers traveling on international itineraries.

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