United Airlines receives Green Hospitality Award from Audubon International

United Airlines has announced it was recognized as the world´s most environmentally conscious airline by becoming the first carrier to achieve certification through the new Audubon International Green Hospitality Program for the airline´s United Club location in Terminal 7 of Los Angeles International Airport, the company said.

Audubon International awarded United its gold-level certification in recognition of the airport lounge´s exemplary indoor air quality, innovative composting program and overall dedication to environmental stewardship. 

United and Audubon International, the not-for-profit environmental education organization dedicated to sustainable natural resource management, will continue to work together to further improve the sustainability of the airline´s airport lounges around the globe, including its new United Polaris lounge locations at several major U.S. hubs. United has already achieved separate “Green Business” certifications for United Club locations from the cities of Los Angeles, Denver and San Diego.

United Airlines and United Express operate approximately 4,600 flights a day to 354 airports across five continents. In 2017, United and United Express operated more than 1.6 million flights carrying more than 148 million customers. United operates 750 mainline aircraft and the airline´s United Express carriers operate 545 regional aircraft.