United Airlines yesterday announced "a brand promise" to operate larger aircraft on longer stage lengths out of Chicago O'Hare and said Embraer 170s and Bombardier CRJ700s flown by United Express partners at ORD will offer both first and Premium Economy sections under the new "explus" brand name. "Scheduled flights out of O'Hare longer than two-and-a-half hours--as well as select other flights--will be served by United mainline, Ted, or explus," United said. "Premium snack boxes" will be ...

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