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About United Airlines
United Airlines is a major American airline company. It is headquartered in Chicago, United States of America. It initiated operations all the way back in 1926 and was called Varney Air Lines back then. It is a member of the Star Alliance.
One of the things which makes United Airlines stand out the most is that it is the largest airline company in the world. It covers the maximum number of destinations. It flies both domestic and international routes with 10 international hubs of which the largest hub is George Bush International Airport. United Airlines is a combination of various smaller airlines that include Capital Airlines, New York Air, Arizona Airways, National Air Transport, Air Micronesia, Pacific Air Transport, Varney Air Lines, Pan American, World Airways Challenger Airlines etc.
The aircraft have the logo “U” which is pasted on each plane which signifies its brand.
It offers flights to over a 1000 destinations across 170 countries. A few countries to which United Airlines has flights includes Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe, Middle East and the Pacific Islands. They also have a number of Domestic flight routes within United States of America.
United Airlines Network and Fleet
The current fleet of United Airlines is a whopping total of 738 aircraft. The fleet comprises 62 Airbus A319-100s, 97 Airbus A320-200s, 40 Boeing 737-700s, 137 Boeing 737-800s, 12 Boeing 737-900s, 136 Boeing 737-900ERs, 16 Boeing 747-400s, 56 Boeing 757-200s, 21 Boeing 757-300s, 35 Boeing 767-300ERs, 16 Boeing 767-400ERs, 19 Boeing 777-200s, 55 Boeing 777-200ERs, 9 Boeing 777-300ERs, 12 Boeing 787-8s and 20 Boeing 787-9s.
They are in the process of expanding and replacing a few aircraft. That will be an ongoing process through till the end of 2018.