Open Road

Facing Fears and Crossing Bridges in Sydney, Australia

Australia turns out to not be a bully after all.

07/20/2018 By Scott Vogel

Friendly Skies?

United Airlines Food Workers Protest at IAH

The food service employees are fighting for a higher minimum wage.

04/19/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Very Bad Things

Another United Flight Out of Houston Just Killed a Dog

A passenger's puppy died after she was ordered to stow it in an overhead bin.

03/14/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Flying the Friendly Skies

From Houston to Sydney In Only 17-and-a-Half Hours

A tale of United's first direct flight between the two cities.

01/22/2018 By Scott Vogel

Sydney for Sydney

People Named Sydney Could Get a Free United Flight to Sydney, Australia

Named Sydney? Well, lucky you.

12/15/2017 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Ice House

June's Perfect Party: Is-All-News-Really-Good-News Edition

Houston has seen it all lately, from illegal seafood scams to baby giraffes.

05/25/2017 By Catherine Matusow

The Unfriendly Skies

Twitter Drags United for Forcibly Dragging Passenger Off Plane

Video shows an older man bloodied and screaming as he's removed to make room for United crew on an overbooked flight.

04/10/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

Dress Codes

Yes, Airlines Have Dress Codes (and Leggings Are Not Included)

"Ugh, I can't wear leggings on this free flight across the country," is about as relatable a complaint as "Ugh, I can't fit all my money in my wallet."

03/27/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Bucket List

5 New Non-Stop Trips to Take from Texas in 2017

From the next hipster destination in the Midwest to the farthest away you can get on a direct flight from IAH

12/22/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Friendly Skies

United Airlines to Offer Less Room for Luggage, Older Planes in 2017

Is the airline still on a quest to be less awful or not?

11/16/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt