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Richard Quest of CNN goes behind the scenes of United Polaris

By The Hub team, September 15, 2017

Join CNN's Richard Quest as he embarks on a two year journey to experience United Polaris from concept to takeoff. During his journey, Richard went behind the scenes to learn more about the United Polaris experience including the restaurant-quality dining, the re-designed seats and sleep-themed amenities.

Business class for the future

CNN's Richard Quest follows United Polaris' four year journey from design to the skies.

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Cooking up a storm in the sky

We've redesigned our international business class cabins — and the cherry on the cake is the food. CNN's Richard Quest discovers how we're revolutionizing business class.

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The perfect plane seat

CNN's Richard Quest learns how we've transformed the traditional business class chair into an airplane seat for the future.

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Learn more about United Polaris and track our progress toward opening dedicated United Polaris lounges, as well as introducing new and updated aircraft featuring the redesigned United Polaris seat.

United cargo-only flights transport critical goods

By The Hub team

When the pandemic began, United Cargo knew it would be critical to utilize its fleet, network and industry-leading pharmaceutical handling processes to transport a COVID-19 vaccine when the time came.

Connecting vaccines to the world: United responds to mass distribution effort

December 22, 2020

On November 27, United Airlines became the first commercial airline to safely deliver the first batch of Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine into the U.S. thanks to a coordinated effort between United's cargo, safety, technical operations, flight operations, regulatory and legal teams.

Now as the entire shipping and logistics industry bands together to widely distribute vaccines, United is leveraging all of its flights, including cargo-only and those carrying passengers, to transport millions of vaccines to destinations throughout our network, including Honolulu, Guam and Saipan – the first of any carrier to do so.

United Raises Miles for Dozens of Non-Profits that Rely on Travel

Airline and its customers use crowdsourcing platform - Miles on a Mission - to donate more than 11 million miles for charities like the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, College to Congress and Compass to Care
By United Newsroom, December 01, 2020

CHICAGO, Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- United is inviting MileagePlus members to give back on Giving Tuesday and throughout the holiday season by donating miles to nearly 40 non-profits through United Airlines' crowdsourcing platform, Miles on a Mission. Non-profits like Thurgood Marshall College Fund, College to Congress and Compass to Care are attempting to raise a total of more than 11 million miles to be used for travel for life-saving health care, continued education, humanitarian aid and more. United will match the first 125,000 miles raised for each of these organizations to help ensure they meet their goals.

United Raises Miles for Dozens of Non-Profits that Rely on Travel

Why we fly

By The Hub team, November 27, 2020

In October 2019, we launched a first-of-its-kind airline miles donation platform, Miles on a Mission. In the inaugural year, MileagePlus members donated over 70 million miles, with United matching over 20 million miles, to 51 organizations. These miles have allowed for these organizations to do important, life-changing, life-saving work in the communities we serve around the globe.

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