United Airlines (UAL) has reported its August 2018 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles) increased 7.8 percent and consolidated capacity (available seat miles) increased 5.4 percent versus August 2017. UAL´s August 2018 consolidated load factor increased 2.0 points compared to August 2017, the company said.
-Announced several new international routes including year-round nonstop service between Washington Dulles and Tel Aviv, daily, year-round service between San Francisco and Amsterdam, and nonstop seasonal summer service between Newark/New York and Naples, Italy and Newark/New York and Prague, all subject to government approval.
-Finished in the top-tier among largest competitors in on-time departure and completion performance.
-As part of a previously announced USD 8 million commitment, announced a USD 1 million grant to the San Francisco Immigrant Legal & Education Network.
United´s MileagePlus loyalty program awarded Favorite Frequent-Flyer program at the annual Trazee Awards.
-Debuted United Corporate Preferred, the industry´s newest corporate travel program designed to offer top travel benefits to the airline´s most loyal business customers.
United Airlines and United Express operate approximately 4,600 flights a day to 357 airports across five continents. In 2017, United and United Express operated more than 1.6 million flights carrying more than 148 million customers.