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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 and United Express operate approximately 4,900 flights a day to 362 airports across six continents. In 2019, United and United Express operated more than 1.7 million flights carrying more than 162 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 791 mainline aircraft and the airline's United Express carriers operate 581 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 January 21, 2020, the Company’s fleet plan was as follows:

Mainline Fleet

Aircraft type 1Q 2020 2Q 2020 3Q 2020 YE 2020
B777-200/300 96 96 96 96
B787-8/9/10 53 59 63 63
B767-300/400 54 54 54 54
B757-200/300 74 74 74 74
B737 MAX [1]  14 14 14 14
B737-700/800/900 333 336 338 338
A319/A320 183 183 184 189
Total Mainline Aircraft  807 816 823 828

[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. 2020 fleet counts reflect only the 14 Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft currently grounded in the Company's fleet. Prior to the FAA Order, the Company expected to take delivery of 16 additional Boeing B737 MAX 9 aircraft in 2019, and planned to take delivery of 28 Boeing B737 MAX 8/10 aircraft in 2020. The extent of the delay to the scheduled deliveries of new 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. As a result, the Company is unable to estimate the number of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft that it will take delivery of this year.

Regional Fleet

Aircraft type 1Q 2020 2Q 2020 3Q 2020 YE 2020
50-seat (ERJ-145, CRJ-200, CRJ-550) 345 356 355 345
70-seat (CRJ-700,  EMB-170, EMB-175LL) 102 102 102 102
76-seat (EMB-175) 153 153 153 153
Total Regional Aircraft 600 611 610 600