United Airlines

United Airlines first U.S. carrier to offer passengers rapid COVID-19 testing

United Airlines will become the first U.S. carrier to offer rapid COVID-19 testing to some of its passengers. Customers could take a rapid result test at the airport with results in 15 minutes or request a mail-in test ahead of their trip.
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United Airlines to Furlough More Than 16,000 Employees

United Airlines announced that 16,370 employees will be furloughed next month, when payroll restrictions attached to federal coronavirus aid expire.
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American Airlines, Delta Also Dropping Ticket Change Fees

American Airlines and Delta Airlines are both following United Airlines and will be dropping that $200 ticket change fee they charge customers.
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United Airlines to Permanently Drop Change Fees

United Airlines has announced that the company will be dropping their change fees permanently in hopes of retaining customers during a time when passenger levels have dropped.
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Snack First-Class: United's Elite Status Airline Nut Mixes Are On Sale

Nuts that are served in first-class on United Airlines are now available for purchase for the general public. The nut mixes under the Elite Status Airline Nut Mixes are being sold at near cost prices by the company that provides the airline with them
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United Airlines Warns It May Layoff 36,000 Employees Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

On Wednesday, United Airlines warned it may need to furlough nearly half of its workforce by the fall. United said 36,000 employees face being laid off due to the ongoing effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Airlines May Ban Passengers Who Refuse to Wear Face Masks from Future Flights

American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta Air Lines may enforce stricter mask policies for passengers who refuse to wear face coverings on board their flight.
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Doctor Posts Photo of Packed Flight: ‘People on This Plane Are Scared/Shocked’

A doctor who has been helping New York City battle the coronavirus this past month got onboard a flight back to California to find people ‘scared’ and ‘shocked’ by how packed the plane was.
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United Airlines Apologizes For Putting Teen on Flight to Wrong Country

United Airlines has issued a formal apology after an agent put a 14-year-old boy on a flight to Germany instead of Sweden, according to People . The unaccompanied minor, Anton Berg, flew from Raleigh, North Carolina to Newark International Airport where a United Airlines employee was supposed to...
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