SkyWest's CRJ700 aircraft are among the first being outfitted with United's new signature seat design that is focused on customer comfort and environmental responsibility.
The multi-tonal leather seats on the CRJ700 aircraft will have more ergonomic and supportive cushioning and additional seat-back storage space in United Economy Plus and United Economy. New technology makes the seats more environmentally friendly by reducing seat weight and volume, contributing to less fuel burn. United will also outfit other aircraft types with the multi-tonal leather interiors and similar cushioning and seat-back storage.
Winter Ski Destinations from All U.S. Hubs
hub alone, United offers nonstop flights to 13 ski resorts for the winter ski season. Additionally, the new flights further expand United's broad range of winter-season service from all of its U.S. hubs to ski destinations across
- Aspen: from Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles and San Francisco
- Bozeman: from Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles, New York/ Newark and San Francisco
- Burlington, Vt.: from Chicago, Cleveland, New York/ Newark and Washington
- Durango, Colo.: from Denver
- Eagle/ Vail, Colo.: from Denver, Houston and New York/ Newark
- Gunnison/ Crested Butte: from Chicago, Denver and Houston
- Hayden/ Steamboat Springs: from Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, and New York/ Newark
- Jackson Hole: from Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, New York/ Newark and San Francisco
- Kalispell/ Whitefish: from Denver
- Kelowna, British Columbia: from Los Angeles
- Mammoth Lakes, Calif.: from Orange County and San Francisco
- Montrose/ Telluride, Colo.: from Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, and New York/ Newark
- Reno/Tahoe, Nev.: from Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, and San Francisco
- Salt Lake City: from Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, and San Francisco
- Santa Fe/ Taos, N.M.: from Denver
- Sun Valley: from San Francisco
- Vancouver, British Columbia: from Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, and San Francisco
United Airlines and United Express operate an average of 5,341 flights a day to more than 360 airports across six continents. In 2012, United and United Express carried more passenger traffic than any other airline in the world and operated nearly two million flights carrying 140 million customers. United is investing in upgrading its onboard products and now offers more flat-bed seats in its premium cabins and more extra-legroom economy-class seating than any airline in
. In 2013, United became the first U.S.-based international carrier to offer satellite-based Wi-Fi on long-haul overseas routes. The airline also features DIRECTV® on 200 aircraft, offering customers more live television access than any other airline in the world. United operates nearly 700 mainline aircraft and has made large-scale investments in its fleet. In 2013, United will continue to modernize its fleet by taking delivery of more than two dozen new Boeing aircraft. The company expanded its industry-leading global route network in 2012, launching nine new international and 18 new domestic routes.
magazine awarded United Best Airline for North American Travel for 2012, and readers of
magazine have voted United's MileagePlus program the best frequent flyer program for nine consecutive years. According to the 4
annual Switchfly Reward Seat Availability Survey published by IdeaWorksCompany in
, United has the most saver-style award-seat availability among the largest U.S. global airlines. United is a founding member of
, which provides service to 195 countries via 28 member airlines. More than 85,000 United employees reside in every U.S. state and in countries around the world. For more information, visit
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. The common stock of United's parent, United Continental Holdings, Inc., is traded on the NYSE under the symbol UAL.
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