United Airlines (UAL) reported August 2018 operational results.
UAL’s August 2018 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles) increased 7.8 percent and consolidated capacity (available seat miles) increased 5.4 percent versus August 2017. UAL’s August 2018 consolidated load factor increased 2.0 points compared to August 2017.
- Announced several new international routes including year-round nonstop service between Washington Dulles and Tel Aviv, daily, year-round service between San Francisco and Amsterdam, and nonstop seasonal summer service between Newark/New York and Naples, Italy and Newark/New York and Prague, all subject to government approval.
- Finished in the top-tier among largest competitors in on-time departure and completion performance.
As part of a previously announced $8 million commitment, announced a $1 million grant to the San Francisco Immigrant Legal & Education Network.
- United’s MileagePlus loyalty program awarded Favorite Frequent-Flyer program at the annual Trazee Awards.
- Debuted United Corporate Preferred, the industry’s newest corporate travel program designed to offer top travel benefits to the airline’s most loyal business customers.