United Airlines claims to be the oldest commercial airline in America, formed in 1926! It is one of the largest airlines in the world with 703 aircraft and 86,852 employees. It flies to 372 destinations with over 5,600 flights per day. In 2015, it carried over 144 million passengers.
United Airlines flight delays
As United Airlines is not an EU Airline, it is only subject to flight delay compensation regulations on out-going flights from the UK and EU. Any inbound flights that are delayed by 3 hours or cancelled are sadly not covered by the flight delay compensation rules. United have an average record with regard to delayed flights leaving from the UK although these are are course mainly long haul to America and beyond.
United Airlines flight delay compensation
United Airlines have a fairly robust attitude when it comes to flight delay compensation claims. When there is a genuine claim, they tend to deal with Fairplane UK Limited in a reasonable manner, paying claims fairly promptly.