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.
Just in time for everyone to completely forget about their New Year’s resolutions, New York City’s Refinery Hotel opens a Bread & Breakfast experience your sweet-tooth family members will love.
Think New York City’s Financial District is too serious and not enough fun for a family visit? Think again. This low-key New York neighborhood can be ideal for some families seeking fewer crowds. While the Financial District is still close to many favorite attractions, its more residential feel means you won’t have to pull any struggling toddlers through the crowds around Times Square and Rockefeller Center just to get to your hotel.
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.
If you’re traveling to New York City with the family and have a little extra leisure time in your itinerary, why not plan a picnic in Central Park? It’s the perfect opportunity to have a little downtime in a park that can easily keep you running, running, running to see the next big thing it offers. Plus, it’s a great way to experience the city like a local; you certainly won’t be alone in spreading out a blanket on one of the many grassy lawns anytime the weather is nice and enjoying a meal and some fun.