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Erika Owen

The airline industry moves fast, whether it's business buy-outs (looking at you, Alaska Airlines / Virgin Airlines) or airplane cabin innovations that make the middle seat seem just a little more appealing. It's hard to keep up. United recently came up with a study aid of sorts to help better acquaint us with the last 90 years in the most public of airline innovations: the brand logo. 

In 60 seconds, you'll fly through almost an entire decade of United's brand activity: acquired airlines, mergers, and subsidiary moves. Our favorite part: The airline logos update as the timeline progresses. Watch and learn:

Erika Owen is the Audience Engagement Editor at Travel + Leisure. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @erikaraeowen.

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