United Airlines News Stories

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.


United 747 Returns To SFO With Engine Problem

November 28, 2016

A United Airlines flight to Tokyo returned to San Francisco on Monday after an engine problem.


Republic Airways Plans 1Q17 Bankruptcy Exit

November 17, 2016

Republic Airways, which filed for bankruptcy protection in February, plans to exit Chapter 11 in early 2017 under the name Republic Airline.


Embraer Switches E175 Order To United

November 16, 2016

Embraer has announced a transfer of an existing order of 24 E175 aircraft to United Airlines.



United Goes Basic, Defers Aircraft Deliveries

November 15, 2016

United Airlines announced a new fare structure with the addition of "Basic Economy" as it tries to grab a slice of the low cost market.


United Profit Drops, Lowers Revenue Forecast

October 18, 2016

United Airlines reported third quarter profit down 80 percent on the same period last year.


United Flights Restart After Computer Problem

October 14, 2016

United Airlines said a computer problem affecting its weight reporting system had been resolved and that flights were returning to normal.


United, Union Reach Tentative Agreement For Technicians

September 30, 2016

United Airlines and the union representing its technicians have reached a tentative agreement on a collective bargaining contract.


US Awards Routes To Cuba As First Flight Arrives

August 31, 2016

The US Department of Transportation announced the selection of airlines for scheduled flights to Havana as the first scheduled service arrived in Cuba.