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Passenger arrested at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of raping woman in business class

A passenger was arrested at Heathrow Airport after a woman said she was raped in business class on an overnight transatlantic flight from New Jersey. The woman said she was attacked by a 40-year-old man while others slept on the flight from Newark on 31 January. Officers boarded the United Airlines plane after it landed […]

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Woman gives birth over the Atlantic during a flight from Ghana to the United States

A woman went into labor on a flight that had departed the West African nation of Ghana to the United States. This midflight labor happened on United Airlines Flight 997, which departed from Kotoka International Airport in Accra, the capital of Ghana, and was bound for Washington Dulles International Airport on an 11-hour flight. They […]

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Nearly 600 United Airlines employees risk being fired for failing to comply with Covid-19 vaccination policy

Nearly 600 United Airlines employees face risk of being fired after failing to comply with the firm’s Covid-19 vaccination policy. The vast majority of its 67,000 US staff have supplied proof of vaccination, which was required by Monday. “This was an incredibly difficult decision,” its bosses said in a memo to employees. The Chicago-based airline […]

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United Airlines asks flight attendants to not use duct tape to restrain unruly passengers

United Airlines has asked its employees to not use duct tape to restrain unruly passengers. In a memo sent to employees over the weekend, United flight attendants were urged to “please remember that there are designated items onboard that may be used in difficult situations, and alternative measures such as tape should never be used”. […]

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United Airlines is planning to fly passengers on supersonic jets by 2029

United Airlines announced a deal to buy 15 supersonic jets, planning to carry passengers on the ultra-fast planes by 2029. If the airline can follow through with its plan, these would be the first commercial supersonic flights since the grounding of the Concorde jet in 2003. The economics of that fuel-guzzling supersonic jet and restrictions […]

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WATCH: United Airlines flight suffers engine failure, engine parts fall near Denver

A Boeing jet scattered engine debris over a residential area near Denver in the United States after one of its engines failed on take-off. The Boeing 777-200 had 231 passengers and 10 crew on board. It was able to make a safe landing at Denver airport, Colorado about 20 minutes after take-off. No injuries were […]

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Family SHUNTED out of United Airlines flight after 2-year-old refused to wear face mask

A couple and their kid were shunted out of a United Airlines flight after their two-years-old daughter refused to wear a face mask. The woman took to social media to narrate her ordeal. Eliz Orban shared a video on Instagram where she was in tears while she was at the airport along with her husband […]