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Company Overview

Company Overview

United's shared purpose is "Connecting People. Uniting the World." We are more focused than ever on our commitment to customers through a series of innovations and improvements designed to help build a great experience: Every customer. Every flight. Every day. Together, United Airlines and United Express operate approximately 4,900 flights a day to 358 airports across five continents. In 2018, United and United Express operated more than 1.7 million flights carrying more than 158 million customers. United is proud to have the world's most comprehensive route network, including U.S. mainland hubs in Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, New York/Newark, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. United operates 788 mainline aircraft and the airline's United Express carriers operate 560 regional aircraft. United is a founding member of Star Alliance, which provides service to 195 countries via 26 member airlines. For more information, visit united.com, follow @United on Twitter and Instagram or connect on Facebook. The common stock of United's parent, United Airlines Holdings, Inc., is traded on the Nasdaq under the symbol "UAL".

Fleet Plan

As of October 15, 2019, the Company’s fleet plan was as follows:

Mainline Fleet

Aircraft type 1Q 2019 2Q 2019 3Q 2019 YE 2019
B777-200/300 92 92 92 94
B787-8/9/10 44 46 46 48
B767-300/400 54 54 54 54
B757-200/300 76 76 75 73
B737 MAX [1]  14 14 14 30
B737-700/800/900 329 329 329 331
A319/A320 170 172 178 180
Total Mainline Aircraft  779 783 788 810

[1] On March 13, 2019 the Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order prohibiting the operation of Boeing 737 MAX series airplanes by U.S. certificated operators (the "FAA Order"). As a result, the Company grounded all 14 Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft in its fleet. The FAA Order also resulted in Boeing suspending delivery of new Boeing 737 MAX series aircraft. Year-end and 2020 fleet counts reflect the contracted delivery timing for Boeing 737 MAX aircraft without regard to delays resulting from Boeing’s suspension of deliveries. The extent of the delay to the scheduled deliveries of the 737 MAX aircraft is expected to be impacted by the length of time the FAA Order remains in place, Boeing's production rate and the pace at which Boeing can deliver aircraft following the lifting of the FAA Order, among other factors.

Regional Fleet

Aircraft type 1Q 2019 2Q 2019 3Q 2019 YE 2019
50-seat (ERJ-145, CRJ-200, CRJ-550) 314 306 305 325
70-seat (CRJ-700,  EMB-170, EMB-175LL) 102 102 102 102
76-seat (EMB-175) 153 153 153 153
Total Regional Aircraft 569 561 560 580