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US DOT Proposes Delta Keeps Haneda Slot

March 27, 2015

The US Department of Transportation said that Delta Air Lines can keep a slot at Tokyo's Haneda Airport if it flies there from Seattle daily, upsetting competitors that had asked for Delta's slot to grow their presence in Asia.
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US Studying Claims In Gulf Airline Subsidy Review

March 19, 2015

The Obama administration said it is in the early stages of studying claims that Gulf carriers have received market-distorting subsidies, a review involving uncharted territory for the US government.
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White House Urged To Look At Gulf Airline Subsidies

March 17, 2015

A US congressional leader on transport issues has asked the Obama administration to look into allegations that Gulf carriers have received unfair subsidies from their home states.
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US, Gulf Carriers Take Their Dispute To Washington

March 17, 2015

Senior executives of US and Gulf carriers will take their dispute over whether Open Skies deals have led to unfair competition to a high-profile public forum in Washington as each side ramps up efforts to sway US regulators.
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Open Skies To Survive Gulf Subsidies Dispute - Boeing

March 16, 2015

The Open Skies agreement between Gulf states and the US is likely to survive a dispute over subsidies, Boeing's Middle East president Jeff Johnson said.
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United Mulls Potential Mid-Range Options

March 10, 2015

United Airlines is looking at the latest upgraded A321 model from Airbus as well as concepts being touted by Boeing as potential replacements for its Boeing 757 fleet, but does not see a purchase in the near future.
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US Airline Unions Join Campaign Against Gulf Carriers

March 5, 2015

US airline unions have added their voices to their employers' escalating campaign to persuade the United States to alter commercial flying agreements with Qatar and the United Arab Emirates amid allegations of unfair subsidies.
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United Sees Potential Fit For Boeing 777-300ER

March 3, 2015

United Airlines has no immediate interest in purchasing the Boeing 777X but views its predecessor, the 777-300ER, as a potentially good fit for its network, according to the carrier's CFO.
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Boeing, FedEx Battle Back On Gulf Competition

February 26, 2015

A push by three US airlines to curb competition from Gulf state carriers has triggered a sharp response from other powerful US aviation companies including Boeing and FedEx, potentially complicating the airlines' campaign for Obama administration support.
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United Warns Pilots After Four Safety Incidents

February 26, 2015

United Airlines sent a safety warning to its pilots last month after one flight was in danger of crashing and another landed with lower fuel reserves than regulations require.
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United Probes Relationship With Former PANYNJ Head

February 20, 2015

United Airlines has opened an internal investigation into its relationship with the former chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, following a government investigation.
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United To Cut 1,150 Jobs At 16 US Airports

February 13, 2015

United Airlines will outsource about 1,150 positions at 16 airports across the US, but reached tentative agreements with a union to keep another 800 jobs in-house that also had been under scrutiny.
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