United Airlines launched a carbon offset program that complements its existing efforts to reduce its impact on the environment. Its environmental initiatives include fleet enhancements, an EcoPower engine wash system and alternative-fuel ground support equipment vehicles. Last year it was the only US airline to participate in the environmental program ASPIRE, using 11 fuel-savings initiatives in a single transpacific flight to save more than 32,000 lb. of carbon emissions. United has ...

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