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Jamie Kelter Davis/Bloomberg via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden received a key 2024 endorsement on Wednesday from the United Auto Workers, with the union’s president using the occasion to savage Biden’s likely general election opponent, Donald Trump. Shawn Fain announced UAW’s support for Biden’s reelection bid at their biannual conference in Washington, D.C. “I […]

Mario Tama/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — United Airlines said Monday that it has found loose bolts during inspections of its 737 Max 9 fleet in the wake of a door plug getting blown out of an Alaska Airlines plane over the weekend. United won’t say how many planes had loose bolts. “Since we began preliminary […]

Tim Grist Photography/Getty Images (LONDON) — There may still be an entire month to go in 2023 but the United Nations announced on Thursday that 2023 is set to be the warmest on record. “While 2023 is not yet over, a provisional report from the UN World Meteorological Organization (WMO) confirmed that it is set […]

EllenMoran/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Good news for flyers who opt for the window seat — your boarding zone will soon be prioritized on United Airlines. According to an internal memo from the Chicago-based carrier obtained by ABC News, starting on Oct. 26, the airline will change its boarding process for economy class passengers that […]

Taylor Glascock/Bloomberg via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — United Airlines flights resumed Tuesday afternoon following a brief nationwide ground stop due to a computer issue, the airline said. United said in a statement that “a software update caused a widespread slowdown in United’s technology systems.” The issue prompted planes on the ground to be held while […]

Gary Hershorn/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — United Airlines is facing a possible $1.15 million fine after allegedly conducting flights with planes that hadn’t undergone a certain safety check, federal regulators said, though United called the check “redundant” given other systems. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) proposed the fine on Monday and said that from June […]

iStock/Michael Valdez In an effort to get more people vaccinated against COVID-19, United CEO Scott Kirby tells ABC News his company launched a sweepstakes that could win you free flights for a year.  “Your Shot To Fly” is simple: any new or existing members of United’s MileagePlus loyalty program who uploads their vaccination records to the airline’s mobile […]