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United Flight Returns To London After 'Maintenance Issue'

December 17, 2014

A US-bound United Airlines flight returned to London's Heathrow Airport following a maintenance issue, the airline said in a statement.
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United In Talks On Narrow-Body Planes - Report

November 5, 2014

United Airlines is in talks with Embraer and Bombardier to buy new narrow-body planes, according to a Bloomberg report citing people familiar with the matter.
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US Airlines Raise Fares By USD$2 On Average

October 21, 2014

Major US airlines have raised domestic one-way fares by USD2 on average since Thursday, marking the first industry wide increase in half a year.
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United Offers F/As USD$100,000 Voluntary Buyout

September 15, 2014

United Airlines and union officials said that eligible flight attendants will be paid up to USD$100,000 to leave the company through a voluntary buyout, in a deal that aims to end furloughs at the over-staffed airline.
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China-Bound Flight Returns To US After Kidnap Claim

September 5, 2014

A flight headed to Beijing was forced to turn back to Washington's Dulles Airport after a mother on board was accused of kidnapping her son amid a custody dispute, the FBI said.
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Dispute Over Reclining Seat Causes Flight Diversion

August 26, 2014

A midair argument between two passengers over the use of a device that stops the seat in front from reclining caused a Newark-Denver flight to be diverted to Chicago over the weekend.
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US Airlines Doubled H1 Profit Margins

August 21, 2014

US airlines more than doubled their net profit margin in the first half of the year as revenue rose nearly three times faster than costs, trade group Airlines for America said.
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United Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Small Fire

August 6, 2014

A United Airlines jet on its way to Brussels made an emergency landing in Halifax, Nova Scotia after a small fire aboard the Boeing 777, a spokesman for the airport said.
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FAA Extends US Flight Ban To Tel Aviv

July 23, 2014

The Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday extended a ban on US airline flights to Israel's Tel Aviv Airport by an additional 24 hours.
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Airlines Suspend Flights To Tel Aviv

July 22, 2014

Airlines in the US and Europe on Tuesday halted flights to Tel Aviv after warnings from governmental agencies as turmoil in Israel and the region intensified.
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United Cuts Venezuela Flights Over Currency

July 11, 2014

United Airlines will drop its daily flight to Caracas from Houston, starting in September, joining other carriers who have cut service over the country's foreign exchange controls.
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United Q2 Unit Revenue Higher Than Expected

July 9, 2014

United Airlines said that consolidated unit revenue rose more than expected in the second quarter because of better results in the United States and Asia.
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