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Diversity and inclusion

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Working together

Our mission

United is committed to supporting the rich diversity of ideas, experiences and cultures that reflect our co-workers, customers and business partners. By working together with dignity and respect, United strives to create an inclusive work environment where all co-workers are equally empowered to contribute to our success.

Our co-workers

At United, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset. With more than 80,000 employees around the world, we believe that the diverse ideas, experiences, cultures and lifestyles of our United team enhance the great service and products we provide to our global customers every day. United works to encourage workforce diversity and create a professional environment where all employees feel included and empowered to make measurable differences in our success.

Our customers

We serve a diverse customer base across the globe with unique traits including, age, gender, ethnicity, language, religion and physical ability. Our goal is to ensure that our commitment to diversity is integrated into our operation because it is good for our customers, good for our business, and the right thing to do for our team.

Our communities

We are committed to supporting the multicultural communities we serve. This includes contributing to charitable organizations and strengthening programs and activities that improve the communities where our customers and co-workers live and work.

Our suppliers

Diversity is an integral part of United’s business operations. Working Together isn't limited to our workforce; it continues in our relationships with our suppliers. As with our workforce, we value and respect the benefits that diverse suppliers’ backgrounds and perspectives can provide to our business. We seek to ensure that small and diverse suppliers have equal access to business opportunities with United Airlines. For more details on the opportunities, please visit the Supplier Diversity Program website.

Our programs

In support of our commitment to diversity and inclusion, we have the following programs in place:

  • United Airlines Diversity Council
  • Diversity and inclusion training
  • Diversity awareness events

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