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United Airlines and United Express operate more than 4,500 flights a day to 339 airports across five continents. In 2015, United and United Express operated more than 1.5 million flights carrying more than 140 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 more than 720 mainline aircraft, and this year, the airline anticipates taking delivery of 21 new Boeing aircraft, including 737NGs, 787s and 777s, as well as six used Airbus A319 aircraft. The airline is a founding member of Star Alliance, which provides service to 192 countries via 28 member airlines.

United Continental Holdings, Inc. is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol UAL and began trading on Oct. 1, 2010, following the close of the merger.

Employees

Employee Group Full-Time Equivalents
Airport Operations and Cargo 20,019
Chelsea (food services) 2,233
Customer Contact Centers 2,502
Flight Operations 11,377
Inflight 20,401
International 2,785
Management / Admin 12,318
Technical Operations 10,638
Total Employees 82,272

Fleet Plan

As of October 17, 2016, the Company’s fleet plan was as follows:

Mainline Fleet

Aircraft type YE 2015 YE 2016 FY∆
B747-400 22 20 −2
B777-200/300 74 75 1
B787-8/9 25 30 5
B767-300/400 51 51
B757-200/300 81 77 −4
B737-700/800/900 310 325 15
A319/A320 152 158 6
Total Mainline Aircraft 715 736 21

Regional Fleet

Aircraft type YE 2015 YE 2016 FY∆
Q400 13 −13
Q300 5 5
Q200 16 16
Embraer ERJ 145 199 183 −16
Embraer ERJ 135 5 5
CRJ200 50 50
CRJ700 115 79 −36
Embraer 170 38 38
Embraer E175 80 114 34
Total Regional Aircraft 521 490 −31

United Airlines Mainline Aircraft Subject to EETC Financings

Lien Status as of December 31, 2015 PDF, 325KB, opens in a new window