What is United Airlines? - Explained

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1. What is United Airlines?

United Airlines is one of the major airline in the USA which operates domestic and international flights from hubs in Chicago O'Hare, Denver, Houston Intercontinental, Los Angeles, Newark, San Francisco and Washington Dulles airports.

United Airlines does fly to 342 destinations with a fleet of 779 aircraft manufactured mostly by the Boeing and the remaining by the Airbus. United Airlines is a member of the Star Alliance alliance program currently.

2. History

United Airlines was founded in 6th of April 1926 and the initial name of the airline was Varney Air Lines which was founded by Walter Varney. United Airlines is currently owns by the United Continental Holdings and United Airlines is currently traded publicly on New York Stock Exchange. United Airlines is currently headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, USA.