Posts Tagged ‘United Airlines’


On This Day in Aviation History: January 30th

United’s 747SP “Friendship One” sets an around-the-world record, the crashes of Kenya Airlines 431, Pan Am 806, and disappearances of a Varig 707F and a British Tudor, and more...
by Phil Derner Jr.


United Airlines and Continental Airlines Unveil Visual Brand For Proposed Merger

United Airlines and Continental Airlines have unveiled refinements to the visual brand identity for the new global airline that will result of a proposed merger between the two carriers.
by BNO News


October 6th in Aviation History

Crashes of Cubana Flight 455 in Barbados and United airlines Flight 409 in Wyoming, as well as an aircraft endurance record set in 1992 and the first passenger flight over an hour.
by Phil Derner Jr.



January 15th in Aviation History: Miracle on the Hudson, United Airlines Born

US Airways Flight 1549 makes its "Miracle on the Hudson" water landing. A Lockheed U-2 is lost in the Sea of Japan, the crash of Linjeflyg Flight 618, Boeing Air Transport starts delivering airmail, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff


“The Why” Behind Accidental Door Slide Deployments

An Emergency Slide Inflated into the Cabin of a United Airlines 737. What Went Wrong? Plus: Evacuation Etiquette, and Everything You Need to Know About Doors.
by Patrick Smith