United Airlines: Aircraft Fleet
United Airlines is one of the largest airlines in the world, operating a vast fleet of aircraft that serve destinations across the globe. The airline has a total of 779 aircraft in its fleet, with a mix of narrow-body, wide-body, and regional jets.
The most common aircraft in United's fleet are the Boeing 737 and Airbus A320 families, which are used primarily for domestic and short-haul international flights. United has a total of 329 Boeing 737 aircraft, including the 737-700, 737-800, and 737 MAX 9 models. The airline also has 97 Airbus A319 and A320 aircraft, which are used on similar routes.
For long-haul international flights, United relies on its fleet of wide-body aircraft, which includes the Boeing 777, 787 Dreamliner, and the Airbus A350. United has 94 Boeing 777 aircraft, including the 777-200, 777-300, and 777-200ER models. The airline also has 52 Boeing 787 Dreamliners, which are used on both long-haul and medium-haul routes. In addition, United has 14 Airbus A350 aircraft, which are used primarily on routes to Asia and Europe.
United also operates a fleet of regional jets, which are used to connect smaller cities to United's hubs. The airline has 255 regional jets, including the Embraer E175, Bombardier CRJ-700, and CRJ-550 models.
Recently, United Airlines made a significant deal with Boeing to purchase 200 new Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, which will replace some of the airline's older narrow-body planes. The deal is worth over $20 billion and is one of the largest aircraft orders in United's history.