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United Airlines announces non-binary gender booking options
United Airlines announced Friday that it is now offering new gender options to accommodate passengers during the booking process.
It is the first airline to do so.
Customers can now identify themselves as M (male), F (female), U (undisclosed) or X (unspecified), in addition to having the option to select the gender-neutral title “Mx.”
instead of “Mr.,” “Mrs.” or “Ms.” during booking and in their customer profile.
“The Trevor Project is grateful for United Airlines’ support of our life-saving work on behalf of LGBTQ youth,” the group’s CEO and Executive Director Amit Paley said.
“We are thrilled to bring Trevor’s expertise on the mental health of LGBTQ people to United to ensure its employees maintain safe and inclusive spaces for LGBTQ employees and guests.”
The move comes after industry trade groups Airlines for America and the International Air Transport Association recently approved a new international standard for non-binary passengers, effective June 1.
Delta, JetBlue, American Airlines and Southwest have all said that they are working on new gender options for the near future.
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