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United Airlines

IATA Code
ICAO Code
IATA Prefix
Callsign
IATA Member
UA
UAL
016
 
Yes

United Airlines Boeing 777-200
United Airlines
PO Box 66100
Chicago
IL 60666
USA
Tel.: +1 312 997 8640
Fax: +1 847 700 2214
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.ual.com
Owner: -
Base: Chicago (ORD)
Hubs: Cleveland (CLE); Denver (DEN); Guam (GUM); Houston (IAH); Los Angeles (LAX); New York (EWR); San Francisco (SFO); Tokyo (NRT); Washington (IAD)
Start of ops: July 1031
Alliances: Star Alliance; Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air China, Air New Zealand, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, Avianca, Brussels Airlines, Copa, EgyptAir, Great Lakes Airlines, Island Air, Jet Airways, LOT, Lufthansa, Qatar Airlines, SAS, Shanghai Airlines, SAA, Swiss, TACA International, TAM, TAP Portugal, Turkish Airlines, US Airways
United Airlines operates this equipment: Executives
  • 24 x Boeing 747-400
  • (35) x Airbus A350 (planned)
  • 74 x Boeing 777-200
  • 8 x Boeing 787 (+57 planned)
  • 51 x Boeing 767
  • 133 x Boeing 757
  • 55 x Airbus A319-100 (+16 planned)
  • 97 x Airbus A320-200 (+14 planned)
  • (100) x Boeing 737-MAX9 (planned)
  • 36 x Boeing 737-700
  • 130 x Boeing 737-800
  • 88 x Boeing 737-900 (+63 planned)
President & CEO:
Chief Financial Officer:
Chief ops Officer:
SVP Marketing:
Jeff Smisek
John Rainey
Pete McDonald
Mark Bergsrud

Name Alias
IATA
Code
ICAO
Code
Country Base Dates
United Airlines  
UA
UAL
USA.Illinois Chicago/San Francisco/Denver 1974-
Took-over Pan Am's Pacific Division in 1985. Parent company UAL Inc renamed Allegis Corp in 1986, then UAL Corporation in 1988. 16% stake taken in 1987 by Boeing. Attempted 15% stake by British AW failed in 1989. Took-over Pan Am's London ops in 1991, Caribbean/South American ops in 1992. 55% share acquired (including 25% for pilots) by employees in 1994. Separate low-cost division Shuttle by United created in 1993, dissolved in 2001. Entered Chapter 11 on 9/12/2002. Low-cost division code-named Starfish designed in 2004 based at Denver, name finalized as Ted and launched 12/2/04. Exited Chapter 11 on 1/2/06 with PBGC (Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp) becoming largest (23.4%) shareholder. 13% and 12.2% purchased respectively by Fidelity Investments and US Trust in 4/2006. Held merger talks with Continental in 12/06, US Airways in 4/08. Low-cost division Ted re-integrated into mainline United on 4/1/09. Merged with Continental in a $3.2b stock swap (announced 2/5/10, approved 27/8/10 by DoJ, 17/9/10 by shareholders; organized under parent United Continental Holdings from 1/10/10). Integrated all Continental ops under CO's AOC (dba United Airlines) on 30/11/11.
United Air Lines UAL
UA
UAL
USA.Illinois Chicago/San Francisco/Denver 1934-1974
Formed by the merger of Boeing Air Transport (originally United Aircraft and Transport Co, formed by William Boeing), Pacific Air Transport, National Air Transport & Varney Airlines (which started on 6/4/1926). Took-over Capital AL in 1961. Renamed marketing and operational name to United Airlines on 9/9/1974 (legal name unchanged).

Date
Aircraft
Registration
Location
Country
Fatal
Damage
Airbus A319-131
N816UA
Newark-Liber... USA
0
damaged
Boeing 757-222
N591UA
near Shanksville, PA USA
44
hijacked & w/o
Boeing 767-222
N612UA
New York, NY USA
65+ 900
hijacked & w/o
Boeing 727-222
N7274U
Omaha-Eppley...
USA
0
w/o
Boeing 747-122
N4723U
near Tokyo Japan
1
w/o
Boeing 737-291
N999UA
near Colorado Spr... USA
25
w/o
DC-10-10
N1819U
Sioux Gatewa... USA
111
w/o
Boeing 737 near Raleigh/Durh... USA
0
damaged
DC-8-54F
N8053U
Detroit-Metr... USA
3
w/o
DC-8-61
N8082U
near Portland Int... USA
10
w/o
Douglas DC-8-54F
N8047U
near Kaysville, UT USA
3
w/o
Boeing 777-222ER
N786UA
London-Heath... United Kingdom
0
damaged
Boeing 747-422
N174UA
Los Angeles ... USA
0
damaged
Boeing 747-122
N4713U
Pacific Ocean
9
damaged
Boeing 727 Pittsburgh I... USA
0
hijacked   
Boeing 727 Miami Intern... USA
0
hijacked
Boeing 727 Sacramento M... USA
0
damaged
Boeing 727 San Francisc... USA
0
hijacked
Boeing 727 Omaha-Eppley... USA
0
hijacked
Boeing 747 New York-Joh... USA
0
hijacked
DC-8 Vancouver In... Canada
0
hijacked
Boeing 727 Memphis, Denver USA
0
hijacked
DC-8 San Francisc... USA
0
hijacked
Boeing 737-200 San Francisc... USA
0
hijacked
Boeing 727 Atlanta, GA USA
0
hijacked
Boeing 737-222
N9031U
near Chicago-Midw... USA
43+ 2
w/o
Boeing 727 Seattle/Taco... USA
0
hijacked
Boeing 727 Reno, NV USA
0
hijacked
Boeing 727  
 
0
hijacked
Boeing 737-200 Washington-D... USA
0
hijacked
Boeing 727 Tijuana, Cuba Cuba
0
hijacked
Boeing 737-222
N9005U
Philadelphia... USA
0
w/o
Boeing 727   Cuba
0
hijacked
Boeing 727   Cuba
0
hijacked
DC-8 Havana-José ... Cuba
0
hijacked
Boeing 727-22C
N7434U
near Los Angeles, CA USA
38
w/o
Boeing 727   Cuba
0
hijacked
Boeing 727-22
N7086U
near Denver, CO USA
0
damaged
Boeing 727-22C
N7425U
Chicago-O'Ha... USA
0
w/o
Vickers 745D Viscount
N7429
Akron/Canton... USA
0
w/o
Vickers 745D Viscount
N7465
Raleigh/Durh... USA
0
w/o
Vickers 745D Viscount
N7431
Norfolk Muni... USA
0
w/o
Douglas DC-7
N6339C
Denver-Stapl... USA
0
w/o
Boeing 727-22
N7030U
Salt Lake Ci... USA
43
w/o
Douglas DC-6
N37519
Huntsville, AL USA
0
w/o
Boeing 727-22
N7036U
Lake Michiga... USA
30
w/o
Vickers 745D Viscount
N7405
near Parrottsvill... USA
39
w/o
Vickers 745D Viscount
N7430
near Ellicott Cit... USA
17
w/o
Douglas DC-8-12
N8040U
Denver-Stapl... USA
17+ 1
w/o
Douglas DC-8-11
N8013U
New York, NY USA
84+ 6
w/o
Douglas DC-6
N37523
Denver-Stapl... USA
0
damaged
Douglas DC-7
N6328C
near Arden, NV USA
47
w/o
Douglas DC-7
N6324C
Grand Canyon... USA
58
w/o
Douglas DC-6B
N37559
Longmont, CO USA
44
w/o
Douglas DC-4
N30062
Medicine Bow... USA
66
w/o
Douglas DC-6
N37512
Islip-MacArt... USA
3
w/o
Convair CV-340-31
N73133
Michigan Cit... USA
0
damaged
Douglas DC-3A
N17109
Denver-Stapl... USA
3
w/o
Boeing 377 Stratocruiser 10-34
N31230
near Redwood City... USA
3
w/o
Douglas DC-6B
N37550
near Oakland Inte... USA
50
w/o
Douglas DC-6
N37543
near Fort Collins... USA
50
w/o
Douglas DC-3A-197
N16088
near Fort Wayne, IN USA
11
w/o
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
NC17713
Alameda, CA USA
0
w/o
Douglas DC-6
NC37506
near Mount Carmel... USA
43
w/o
Douglas DC-6
NC37510
near Bryce Canyon... USA
52
w/o
Douglas DC-4
NC30046
New York-La ... USA
43
w/o
Douglas DC-3A-197E
NC33646
Philadelphia... USA
w/o
Douglas DC-4
N30050
Los Angeles ... USA
0
w/o
Douglas C-53D-DO (DC-3)
NC19947
Cleveland, OH USA
2
w/o
Douglas DC-4
NC30051
near Cheyenne, WY USA
2
w/o
Douglas C-54A-15-DC (DC-4)
NC30065
near Chicago, IL USA
0
w/o
Douglas DC-3-194H
NC25675
Elk Mountain... USA
21
w/o
Douglas DC-3A-197
NC16090
Oakland Muni... USA
0
w/o
Douglas DC-3A-191
NC16064
Dayton-Wrigh... USA
w/o
Douglas DST-A-207A (DC-3)
NC18146
Salt Lake Ci... USA
17
w/o
Douglas DC-3A-197
NC16072
Salt Lake Ci... USA
0
w/o
Douglas DC-3A-197C
NC25678
near Chicago Muni... USA
10
w/o
Douglas DC-3-197
NC16086
near Centerville, UT USA
10
w/o
Douglas DC-3A-191
NC16066
near Point Reyes, CA USA
5
w/o
Douglas DST-A-207A (DC-3)
NC18108
near Cleveland Mu... USA
10
w/o
Douglas DC-3A-197
NC16074
near Knight, WY USA
19
w/o
Douglas DC-3A-197
NC16073
near San Francisc... USA
11
w/o