United Airlines News Stories

Delta, United Offer To Re-Assign Crew From Zika Routes

February 4, 2016

US carriers United and Delta have offered to re-assign flight crew concerned about contracting the Zika virus from routes to Latin America and the Caribbean.

In Houston, No Fuel Bonanza For Airlines

January 28, 2016

While airlines are in no rush to pass on fuel savings to passengers brought by the drop in oil prices, the Houston travel market has left them little choice.

Two United Investors Raise Stakes

January 27, 2016

Two investment firms have raised their stakes in United Airlines to engage it on issues ranging from board composition to capital structure and enhancing shareholder value.

United Jet Skids Off O'Hare Runway

January 22, 2016

A United Airlines Boeing 737 carrying 179 passengers and six crew skidded partly off the runway on Friday at Chicago's O'Hare Airport.

United Pilots Approve Contract Extension

January 22, 2016

United Airlines' pilots have voted to approve a two-year contract extension that paves the way for a 22 percent wage increase by 2018.

US Airlines Rethink Hedges As Oil Price Drops

January 22, 2016

While US carriers saved hundreds of millions of dollars from oil prices halving since June, they forfeited a large chunk of that gain because of fuel hedges they bought as protection against oil rising.

United Buys Boeing In Blow To Bombardier

January 21, 2016

United Airlines announced a deal to buy 40 Boeing 737-700s, worth USD$3.2 billion at list prices in a blow to Bombardier's hopes of landing a major customer for the CSeries.

United Reaps Benefit Of Cheaper Fuel

January 21, 2016

United Airlines reported a fourth-quarter profit of USD$823 million, up from USD$28 million a year ago.

United Close To Small Jets Order

January 14, 2016

United Airlines is close to deciding an order for about 30 small jets worth around USD$2 billion, with Boeing looking well placed to win at least part of the deal.

United, Delta Seek Dismissal Of Newark Slots Lawsuit

January 13, 2016

United and Delta asked a federal judge to dismiss a US Department of Justice lawsuit seeking to stop United from expanding its large presence at Newark's Liberty Airport.