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Pride flies with us

By United Airlines, July 02, 2018

As we get ready to wrap up Pride Month festivities, we are pleased to show how our support for the LGBTQ community grows stronger each year. The infographic below shows the growth of our participation in Pride events over the years.

Pride flies with us

2012 Where we started

250 The number of employees that marched in Pride parades.

4 We marched in four cities, including Chicago, Cleveland, Houston and San Francisco.

2018 Where we are today

1,000 That's about how many employees, friends and family members will march in Pride parades.

8 We'll march in eight cities, including Chicago, Denver, Houston, London, Mexico City, New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C.

In addition to marching in Pride parades, we created EQUAL, our LGBTA business resource group.

2014 Where EQUAL started

20 The number of members the group had at the beginning.

2018 Where EQUAL is today

2,100 The number of members the group has now, with chapters in Houston, New York/Newark, Washington, D.C., and San Francisco. A Los Angeles chapter will join later this year.

16 That's the number of countries that will be represented in the first international chapter launching in July.

Let your true colors fly


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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