United Airlines News Stories

United Cuts COO Hart's Pay By USD$1 Million

May 1, 2016

United Airlines has cut the pay of senior executive Greg Hart in connection with an internal probe that resulted in its chief executive's resignation last year.


United To Stick With 737 For Regional

April 20, 2016

United Airlines does not plan to order a second aircraft type in the next three years in addition to the Boeing 737s it will acquire to replace its 50-seat regional jets.


United Airlines Q1 Profit, Unit Revenue Drops

April 20, 2016

United Airlines reported a lower first-quarter profit and said it would slow its growth plans as flight capacity across the industry has exceeded passenger demand, pushing prices down.


United Airlines Adds Directors

April 20, 2016

United Airlines has added two new board members in a settlement with activist investors, averting a long fight over governance at the airline.


United Gate Agents, Baggage Handlers Approve Contract

April 17, 2016

United Airlines workers voted to approve contracts lifting the pay of 30,000 baggage handlers, gate agents and other groups, in a reversal from a year ago when the airline considered more outsourcing.



United To Agree To Revamp Board - Report

April 12, 2016

United Airlines will likely comply with two hedge funds' request and add directors to its board, including an independent chairman, according to a media report.


New York Man Who Charged Airliner Cockpit Sentenced

April 5, 2016

A New York state man who charged an airliner cockpit saying "jihad" has been sentenced to nine months in prison and three years of supervised release.


United F/A Leaves Plane On Emergency Slide

April 5, 2016

A United Airlines flight attendant deployed an emergency evacuation slide on a plane after it arrived in Houston and used it to exit the aircraft packed with passengers.


United, IAM Union Reach Deal On New Contracts

April 4, 2016

United Airlines and the International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers reached tentative agreements on new contracts for nearly 30,000 IAM-represented employees.


Plane Turns Back After Passenger Does Yoga In Galley

March 31, 2016

A United Airlines flight from Hawaii to Japan was forced to turn back and land in Honolulu after a passenger insisted on doing yoga in the galley in defiance of the crew, an FBI spokesman said.