Nothing says “budget” like “free,” and the good news for families looking for a vacation that won’t break the bank will find a whole list of low- and no-cost attractions in Philadelphia. Here are some of our favorites.
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.
Earning a Super Bowl win (finally) and being named GQ’s City of the Year, Philadelphia had a pretty successful 2018. Looking ahead, 2019 isn’t going to be too shabby, either. With a long list of events, festivals and attractions beckoning visitors and families of all shapes and sizes, the City of Brotherly Love kicks off 2019 with a bang, foodie style.
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.