United Airlines (UAL) has announced it serving as the exclusive airline partner of Global Glimpse to fly 1,000 high school students from diverse backgrounds from across the U.S. for an immersive travel experience in a developing country, the company said.
By providing access to travel, the airline will help students gain perspective, and build authentic connections across cultural, racial, economic, and social divides as a part of United´s continued efforts to break down barriers and promote inclusion and inspire future generations of aviation leaders.
Together, United and Global Glimpse will reach 70 high schools across the San Francisco Bay Area, New York, Chicago, Western Massachusetts and six college preparatory organizations to serve 1,000 majority low-income students by the end of this summer travel season.
United Airlines and United Express operate approximately 4,600 flights a day to 354 airports across five continents.
Global Glimpse is an innovative education non-profit that works to inspire America´s next generation to become responsible global citizens through an immersive travel experience in a developing country. Our program builds strong foundational leadership, critical thinking, and teamwork skills grounded in a global perspective.