United Airlines has announced its support of California communities affected by the wildfires with a donation of USD 150,000 in direct donations to Ventura County Community Foundation and North Valley Community Foundation, the company said.
The airline is launching a new Crowdrise by GoFundMe campaign to award up to five million bonus miles for individuals who make donations of USD 50 or more. All funds will go toward efforts to support affected communities in California. The airline also continues to work with the Governor´s Office of Emergency Services and both community foundations with offers to fly first responders who need to get in or around California.
United Airlines and United Express operate approximately 4,700 flights a day to 356 airports across five continents. In 2017, United and United Express operated more than 1.6 million flights carrying more than 148 million customers.