Although we’ve not yet arrived at Halloween, it’s never too early to start thinking about the ultimate special occasion or holiday gift for the entire family, especially if family members are more into experiences rather than things and have a passion for horseback riding.
As the only major U.S. airline to own a flight school, United Airlines already hit a major milestone, and now the carrier celebrates another important — and historic — step as the inaugural class of United Aviate Academy pilots graduates, leading the next generation of aviators. The 51 students in the graduating class were majority, at 80 percent, women and people of color — another stride toward United’s goal of training 5,000 new pilots by 2030 with half women or POC.
Over in southern Alberta, Calgary holds down Canada’s reputation as a cosmopolitan city with a wild, rural side. Between the famous local rodeo, fun downtown attractions and stunning surrounding natural beauty, it’s easy to get the most out of Alberta’s diverse family-friendly attractions and activities in and around Calgary.
While traveling through Canada, there are a few quintessential menu items your family just has to try. Sure, you’ve had your fair share of maple syrup and know all about about Poutine and Molson beer, but there’s so much classically Canadian cuisine worth seeking out.
United Airlines is in the midst of a major initiative to modernize its fleet over the next several years. After first announcing the plan in 2021, planes fitted with United’s signature interior are finally beginning to appear across the airline’s narrowbody fleet of Boeing and Airbus planes. United flyers are sure to notice these enhancements from the moment they step on board: Each new or updated plane sports remodeled seats, seatback entertainment screens for everyone, Bluetooth connectivity and more, all adding up to a better experience on every journey.
Although the pretty seaside town of St Andrews (almost nobody calls it by its full name of St-Andrews-by-the-Sea) is in Canada’s province of New Brunswick, it’s so close to the international border you can look out your hotel room window and see the Maine shore across the bay. But there’s so much for families to do here you won’t be satisfied with a daytrip from Maine.