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United is now the first US airline to provide its customers with non-binary gender options while booking their flights.

United is excited to share with our customers, whether they identify in pairs of males or females or not, that we take steps to show our concern for them, while providing additional training to our employees to do more -Applicable to all customers and employees, "United Kingdom Customer Service Officer Toby Enkvest said in a statement

The airline has worked with LGBTQ organizations, the Human Rights Campaign and the Trevor Training for Employee Training Team on these updates "By providing a non-binary gender selection for ticket issuance and gender inclusion" Mx "in user profiles, United Airlines takes a major step forward for uninterrupted engagement." Back Bailey, acting as the director of the workplace equality program in the human rights campaign, added in the same statement

United's announcement comes after two major airlines – Airlines for America (A4A) in the United States and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) endorsed a new international best practice standard offering accommodation for travelers using "unbranded identifiers".

The proposed standard will create an "undefined" or "undiscovered" option for ticket booking passengers. This option will be in addition to the "male" or "female" options.

This Standard has been in force since June 1, but it is up to individual airlines to make the option available to their booking platforms. The United States, Delta, United, Southwest, and Alaska, the US's five largest US airlines – have already told the United States today that they plan to implement the offer of the trading groups.

USA TODAY has reached other major airlines in the US to comment on their respective deadlines for implementing an option that is not binary. United Airlines has added a new gender option to "non-binary" flyers United Air Force 35: United Airlines shoot 19659016] Show thumbnails

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