United Airlines News Stories

United To Offer 13 Pct Pay Increase To Pilots - Report

November 25, 2015

United Airlines is offering pilots a 13 percent pay increase in 2016 in a contract that would put them at or near the top of the US airline industry's pay scale, according to a media report.

US Sues To Block United Getting Newark Slots

November 10, 2015

The US Justice Department is suing to stop United Airlines from acquiring 24 takeoff and landing slots at Newark Liberty Airport from Delta Air Lines.

United Extends Freeze On Airport Outsourcing

November 6, 2015

United Airlines will not outsource more jobs in baggage handling or customer service until at least 2019 and will start "expedited" contract talks for nearly 30,000 workers.

United Halts Airport Outsourcing Until 2017

October 30, 2015

United Airlines said it will not outsource more jobs in baggage handling or customer service at least until 2017, aiming to reduce uncertainty for workers after announcing about 1,150 job cuts in February.

United Reaches Tentative Deal With Maintenance Workers

October 23, 2015

United Airlines has reached a tentative deal with the union representing its maintenance workers, paving the way for a wage increase and the first contract to cover technicians from both United and Continental since the airlines merged in 2010.

United Airlines Q3 Profit Up 58 Percent

October 22, 2015

United Airlines reported adjusted profit of USD$1.7 billion for the third quarter, up 58 percent from a year earlier thanks to lower fuel costs.

United Airlines Names Acting Chief Exec

October 20, 2015

United Airlines has appointed an interim leader four days after chief executive Oscar Munoz suffered a heart attack, raising uncertainty about whether he would return.

United Silent On CEO's Medical Condition

October 18, 2015

United Airlines declined to provide details about the medical condition of its new chief executive on Sunday, days after the airline said Oscar Munoz was admitted to hospital.

Potential DoJ Hurdle In Gulf Airline Dispute

October 12, 2015

The Justice Department has raised concern about demands by US airlines that the government limit flights of three Middle Eastern rivals to the United States, according to a media report.

United Raises Q3 Profit Margin Forecast

October 9, 2015

United Airlines expects a higher pre-tax profit margin for the just-ended third quarter than it had previously forecast, due in part to extra revenue from a credit card agreement for frequent fliers.