United Airlines News Stories
February 19, 2014
US airlines have been especially hard hit by the recent winter weather, with flight cancellations and delays soaring.
February 18, 2014
Three cabin crew and a number of passengers were injured after a United Airlines flight encountered severe turbulence as it approached Billings airport, Montana, according to an airline spokesman.
February 3, 2014
United Airlines plans to lower the number of daily departures from its unprofitable Cleveland hub starting in April because of insufficient demand, according to a memo to employees.
January 29, 2014
A United Express flight from Washington to Boston on Wednesday made an emergency landing in Delaware following reports of smoke in the cabin, a United spokesman said.
January 23, 2014
United Continental on Thursday reported a quarterly profit that easily topped Wall Street expectations, helped by an increase in passenger travel, higher ticket prices and lower fuel costs.
January 20, 2014
Taking out complex call options or even buying a refinery are some of the measures airlines should consider as they try to combat volatile oil prices, air finance industry experts said.
January 16, 2014
A United Airlines flight to Beijing returned to Newark airport on Thursday after encountering turbulence that led to five flight attendants being injured, an airport spokesman said.
January 16, 2014
United Airlines will furlough about 685 flight attendants, as the US airline looks to prune its expenses as part of a USD$2 billion annual cost-cutting plan announced last year.
January 14, 2014
United Airlines in December dropped orders for 12 Airbus A320-family planes worth around USD$1.08 billion at list prices, the company said.
January 15, 2014
A Japan Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner remained grounded at Tokyo's Narita Airport on Wednesday as regulators demanded checks to see if the aircraft was fit to fly, a day after white smoke vented from the plane and a battery cell showed signs of melting.
January 13, 2014
United Airlines said a computer problem tangled its operations in recent days, responding to a report that the glitch contributed to 1,500 cancelled flights since January 1, the day after a new computer system went into use and that the airline lost track of some pilots.
January 10, 2014
Switzerland's competition commission WEKO has fined 11 airlines a total of CHF11 million Swiss francs (USD12.11 million) after it found they had agreed on certain elements of pricing for air freight.
Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370
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- Malaysia Airlines Has One Of Asia's Best Safety Records
- MAS Jet's Disappearance Among Rarest Of Aviation Disasters
- Pilot Of Missing Malaysian Flight An Aviation Geek
- Malaysian Jet May Have Turned Before Disappearing
- Malaysia Airlines Plane Missing, 239 Onboard