Delta vs The Middle East Three: Handbags at dawn

Delta vs Middle East Three - FIGHT

The continuing war of words (or handbag fight) is in full swing with Delta (and by proxy, Airlines for America), vs Qatar and Emirates (and lets throw Etihad into the mix as well - better known as the Middle East Three). If you're not aware of the fight, check out the words that came out of Delta's CEO - Richard Anderson on Monday Delta, United and American vs Etihad, Qatar … [Read more...]

United adds Chicago to Rome for the summer

United Airlines Boeing 777-200ER landing at Heahtrow - Image, Economy Class and Beyond.

Even as we slip toward Christmas, airlines are firming up their Summer 2015 planes - and no, it's not that far away no matter how far we want it to be. United Airlines will be adding a daily service from Chicago O'Hare International to Rome Fiumicino Airport for summer months. The service will operate between 4th June  and 23rd September 2015 according to the … [Read more...]

Airplane Art – United Express Embraer E-170

United Express E-170 approaching Chicago O'Hare - Image, Economy Class and Beyond 2014

It's Sunday again, so it must be time for some more airplane art. This week, on final approach to Chicago O'Hare as the sun is setting is a United Express Embraer E-Jet E-170 The image is clickable if you want to see a larger version – and yes you can keep them for your desktops! This aircraft is operated by Shuttle America for United Airlines, with forty of the type … [Read more...]

United Airlines to go to Newcastle Upon Tyne

United Airlines Boeing 757-200WL - Image, Economy Class and Beyond

United Airlines varies some of its seasonal route, operating its Boeing 757-200  aircraft on odd and wonderful missions. For the summer 2015 season, they are going to deploy a two-class Boeing 757 between the airlines hub at Newark International Airport to Newcastle Upon Tyne Airport.  United Airlines Boeing 757-200WL at Dublin Airport - Image, Economy Class and … [Read more...]

Airplane Art – United Airlines Boeing 767-300ER

United Airlines Boeing 767-300ER with Winglets, Image KCM/GhettoIFE.com 2014

It's Sunday again, so it must be time for some more airplane art. This week, climbing out of London Heathrow Airport on a summer's day is a United Airlines Boeing 767-300ER heading back to the United States of America. This one is a touch different from the norm - as this bird has Aviation Partners Boeing blended winglets installed on the plane. The image is clickable if … [Read more...]

Airplane Art – United Airlines Boeing 737-900

United Airlines Boeing 737-900 on approach to Chicago O'Hare, Image GhettoIFE

It's Sunday again, so it must be time so more airplane art. This week, it's a United Airlines Boeing 737-900 on final approach to Chicago O'Hare International Airport, shot from the balcony at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare on a sunny (if very cold) spring morning. The image is clickable if you want to see a larger version – and yes you can keep them for your desktops! You can … [Read more...]

United Airlines takes delivery of their first Boeing 787-9

United Airlines 787-9 CAL #181 ZB167

North America's first Boeing 787 operator - United Airlines has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787-9 aircraft. United Airlines Boeing 787-9 during test flights, Image - The Boeing Company. For the planes future, its will be handling long haul routes for united, with a Los Angeles to Melbourne route planned for the aircraft - which will be the longest distance route the … [Read more...]

Safety Video Monday/Tuesday – United Airlines (2014)

It's Monday/Tuesday, and it's time for a new safety video from United Airlines. Prepare to go around the world with United, in this mini round the world tour with safety instructions put in their "Safety is Global" video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WqAAQ0ZZMyw The notes in the Youtube video states We’re onboarding a new safety video. Nothing is more important than the … [Read more...]