United Airlines awarded for commitment to diversity and inclusion

United Airlines was honored by the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) and the National Business Inclusion Consortium (NBIC) with the “Best-of-the-Best” designation, lauding the airline´s industry-leading results across all diverse segments, creating a better future for all diverse communities in business, the company said.

United´s robust diversity and inclusion initiatives represent the company´s commitment to engaging with and advocating for the LGBT community, people of color, women, veterans and people with disabilities. Actions taken every day to support the airline´s efforts include building and sustaining a diverse and inclusive workforce and developing partnerships with key organizations with common goals.

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 is proud to have the world´s most comprehensive route network, including US mainland hubs in Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Newark/New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C.