United Airlines News Stories

Lufthansa, United Establish Cargo JV

April 19, 2017

Lufthansa Cargo and United Airlines have signed a joint venture agreement to cooperate on cargo routes between Europe and the United States.

United Q1 Net Income Down 70 Percent

April 18, 2017

United Airlines reported net income for the first quarter of USD$96 million and said it needs to do a better job serving its customers.

United Issues Apology For Passenger Mistreatment

April 11, 2017

United Airlines’ chief executive Oscar Munoz has issued an apology, with the airline accepting “full responsibility” for “what happened” on United Express flight 3411 on Sunday.

United Sorry “For Having To Re-accommodate” Passenger

April 10, 2017

United Airlines belatedly issued an apology over the forced removal of a passenger from one of its flights, but only “for having to re-accommodate these customers”, after the carrier had overbooked the service.

United Airlines Reports Traffic Performance

April 10, 2017

United Airlines announced its consolidated traffic performance for March and the first quarter, and said its Q1 passenger unit revenue would be flat compared to 2016.

United Flights Restart After IT Problem

January 23, 2017

A ground halt of United Airlines flights has been lifted and scheduled flights were resuming late on Sunday evening.

United Airlines Q4 Profit Down 52 Percent

January 17, 2017

United Airlines reported fourth quarter 2016 net income of USD$397 million, a 52 percent fall from 2015.

United To Retire Boeing 747 Jumbos Early

January 11, 2017

United Airlines will retire its remaining Boeing 747s earlier than planned, according to the airline’s president Scott Kirby.

United Mechanics Ratify New Contract

December 5, 2016

Mechanics at United Airlines have ratified a joint collective bargaining agreement, a move which puts in place one of the last pieces in the integration of United and Continental Airlines.

United To Pay USD$2.4 Million To Settle SEC Case

December 2, 2016

The parent company of United Airlines will pay USD$2.4 million to settle charges it restarted a loss-making route so that a public official could get more convenient flights.