united airlines

  • United Airlines Brings Highly Detailed In-Airport Maps To Its iOS App

    United Airlines Brings Highly Detailed In-Airport Maps To Its iOS App

    No matter how advanced phone mapping technologies have become, stepping into an airport takes you back several decades into the era of physical maps. With no other way for unseasoned travels to get around besides large map kiosks, airport navigation has long been due for an upgrade. As a part of its new, updated app launching later today, United Airlines is integrating intelligent… Read More

  • United Airlines Will Give You Up To A Million Miles For Finding Security Bugs

    United Airlines Will Give You Up To A Million Miles For Finding Security Bugs

    Bug Bounty programs are great. Utilized by everyone from Facebook to Google, they encourage security researchers to dig up bugs and disclose them responsibly in exchange for rewards — generally meaning a chunk of cash and a bit of glory. Here’s a new one, though: your bugs in exchange for… airline miles? United Airlines has just launched a bug bounty program, offering up… Read More

  • United Airlines Begins Offering Satellite Wi-Fi On Overseas Flights

    United Airlines Begins Offering Satellite Wi-Fi On Overseas Flights

    United Airlines has announced that inflight Wi-Fi is now available on the first of its international wide-body aircraft, which makes it the only U.S. carrier to currently offer an Internet connection on long-haul overseas routes. The company said that it expects to install Wi-Fi on 300 mainline aircraft (including Airbus 319 and 320 aircraft, and Boeing 737, 747, 757, 767, 777 and 787 aircraft)… Read More

  • And now United Airlines adds Wi-Fi to its flights

    Yup, another airline is poised to offer in-flight Wi-Fi. United Airlines has said that it will start use of Aircell’s Gogo service beginning with flights between New York and California. It’s $12.95 for laptop access for the duration of the flight. Read More

  • Google News displays '02 United Airline story and causes $1 billion run

    Google News’ credibility is, ironically, in the news after the bots in charge decided that a 2002 news article about United Airlines then recent bankruptcy should belong under the “most viewed” section. Once the headline appeared, anxious investors purged over $1 billion of the companies stock, causing it to drop from around $12 a share to just under $3 before trading was… Read More

  • The XP login: The new BSOD


    Former CGer and current PopMecher took this photo of a huge public display sporting a big fat XP login. It’s escpecially grand that this is in the United Red Carpet lounge. Nothing’s too good for frequent fliers, even failing to implement Windows in Kiosk mode. Read More