Awards & Recognition

2014

Herbie Hancock Humanitarian Award
Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz

100% rating in the Corporate Equality Index and Best Place to Work award recipient
Human Rights Campaign Foundation

CIO 100
CIO Magazine

Human Rights Corporate Award
National Immigrant Justice Center

Top 100 Corporations of the Year
Women's Enterprise USA Magazine

Top 100 companies providing the most opportunities for Latinos
Latino Magazine

Best Airline in North America 
Irish Travel Industry Awards

Business Traveller - Middle East
Best North American Airline serving the Middle East

 

2013

Voted among top airlines for "Best Economy Class Flight Experience"
USA Today-sponsored "10Best Readers' Choice Travel Awards"

Eco-Aviation Airline of the Year Gold Winner
Air Transport World

MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Organization) of the Year
Aviation Week

Best North American Airline
Business Traveler Magazine

Corporation of the Year
Minority Supplier Development Council

“20 in their 20s” honoree - eCommerce Managing Director Mark Nasr
Crain’s Chicago Business

Marketer of the Year and Innovation Award for MileagePlus
Direct Marketing Association

Business Leadership Award
Equality Illinois

100% rating in the Corporate Equality Index and Best Place to Work award recipient
Human Rights Campaign Foundation

Airline to North America
Irish Travel Industry Awards

Communicator Awards for Hemispheres inflight magazine:

  • Excellence in Magazine Design
  • Excellence in Photography
  • Distinction in Magazine Cover Design
  • Distinction in Photography

The International Academy of Visual Arts

Travel Magazine of the Year: Hemispheres
The New York Travel Writers Society

North America Lounge of the Year – Terminal E United Club at Houston’s Bush Intercontinental Airport
Priority Pass

Alex Marren named on Women Worth Watching 2013 list
Diversity Journal

Illinois Governor’s Sustainability Award
Illinois Sustainable Technology Center

2012

Airline MRO of the Year Award
Aviation Week

Best Airline for North American Travel
Business Traveler Magazine

Best North American Airline to Middle East
Business Traveller – Middle East

“40 under 40” honoree – O’Hare Vice President Charles Duncan
Crain’s Chicago Business

100% rating in the Corporate Equality Index and Best Place to Work award recipient
Human Rights Campaign Foundation

Best Frequent Flyer Program for MileagePlus (9th year in a row)
Global Traveler Magazine

Best Transatlantic Airline
Scottish Passenger Agents’ Association

Most saver-style award-seat availability among the largest U.S. global airlines
4th annual Switchfly Reward Seat Availability Survey

Best North American Airline
TTG

Top Corporation for Women’s Business Enterprises
Women’s Business Enterprise Council


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