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United’s new route, SMF courts Virgin, Allegiant to Hawaii, DFW Wi-Fi, Qantas’ A380 and more news

In other airline, hotel and travel industry news last week… United Airlines will begin new nonstop service from Raleigh-Durham International Airport to San Francisco on August 15. North Carolina Governor Beverly Perdue broke the news on Wednesday. United will operate a 154-seat Boeing 737-800 on the route and the flight will be timed to allow…

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Trip Report: United Airlines inaugural 777 flight DEN-ORD June 7, 1995

I was going through my photos yesterday and came across the batch of pictures I took when I flew on the inaugural United Airlines Boeing 777 flight from Denver to Chicago on June 7, 1995. Knowing there are a ton of aviation geeks out there like me, I figured it would be worth it to…

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Trial set for United Airlines pilot’s assault against Denver gate agent

Trial is set next month for a United Airlines pilot who was arrested after pushing a gate agent at Denver International Airport last December. Captain John Rood allegedly became irate when the agent refused to allow a jump seater’s luggage from being stored inside the cockpit where they would be sitting. The unnamed person fell…

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United Airlines adds 8 new routes & a vintage livery to an A320

This past Sunday, United Airlines launched 8 new routes from its hubs in Denver, Washington Dulles and Houston Intercontinental. Texans are the main beneficiaries of the new service from Denver with two daily flights each to Amarillo (AMA), Dallas Love Field (DAL) and Lubbock (LBB). All are operated by United’s express carrier ExpressJet Airlines, with…

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