United Airlines has announced an order for 110 aircraft from Boeing and Airbus for delivery beginning in 2028 as it seeks to expand its international network, Report informs referring to MarketWatch.

The Chicago-based carrier said its order is also intended to mitigate the persistent supply-chain logjam that has delayed aircraft deliveries as well as infrastructure bottlenecks that have forced it to cut its flights.

United will convert previous options and purchase rights into firm orders for 50 Boeing 787-9s for delivery between 2028 through 2031 and 60 Airbus A321neos for delivery between 2028 and 2030, it said.

It has also secured new options for up to 50 more 787s and purchase rights for an additional 40 A321neo aircraft at the end of the decade.