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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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US Airlines Losing Market Share To Gulf Carriers

February 11, 2015

US airlines have lost at least five percentage points of their share of flight bookings from the United States to the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia since 2008, due to fierce competition from Gulf carriers.
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United Says Q1 Fuel Cost To Be Higher Than Expected

February 9, 2015

United Continental said it expects to pay more per gallon of fuel in the first quarter than it had previously forecast as a recent rise in oil prices chips away at airlines' energy savings.
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US Airlines Urge Govt To Modify Some Air Treaties - Report

February 5, 2015

Chief executives of the three largest US airlines said they want the US government to modify or terminate air treaties with two Persian Gulf nations, the Wall Street Journal reported.
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Flights Cancelled As NE US Braves 'Crippling' Blizzard

January 26, 2015

A massive blizzard hit the US Northeast on Monday, causing the cancellation of thousands of flights and curtailing mass transit, as officials warned that the storm could dump as much as 3 feet of snow on the region.
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Flights Cancelled As Blizzard Hits NE US

January 26, 2015

The East Coast of the United States from Philadelphia to New York City to Maine on Monday braced for a blizzard that forecasters say could dump up to 3 feet (90 cm) of snow on the region and snarl travel for tens of millions of people.
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United To Cancel Tuesday NY Flights

January 26, 2015

United Airlines will cancel all Tuesday flights at airports in New York, Boston, and Philadelphia, due to warnings for a historic blizzard expected to reach the East Coast on Monday afternoon, a spokeswoman said.
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United Airlines Q4 Profit Falls Short

January 22, 2015

United Continental's net income dropped to USD$28 million in the fourth quarter, down from USD$140 million a year ago after USD$433 million in special costs largely from settling losing fuel hedges and a voluntary buyout for flight attendants.
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United Considers Changing Boeing Orders

January 21, 2015

United Airlines is considering whether to exchange aircraft orders it has placed with Boeing for larger 777-300ERs.
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