United Airlines News Stories

United Flights Restart After IT Problem

January 23, 2017

A ground halt of United Airlines flights has been lifted and scheduled flights were resuming late on Sunday evening.

United Airlines Q4 Profit Down 52 Percent

January 17, 2017

United Airlines reported fourth quarter 2016 net income of USD$397 million, a 52 percent fall from 2015.

United To Retire Boeing 747 Jumbos Early

January 11, 2017

United Airlines will retire its remaining Boeing 747s earlier than planned, according to the airline’s president Scott Kirby.

United Mechanics Ratify New Contract

December 5, 2016

Mechanics at United Airlines have ratified a joint collective bargaining agreement, a move which puts in place one of the last pieces in the integration of United and Continental Airlines.

United To Pay USD$2.4 Million To Settle SEC Case

December 2, 2016

The parent company of United Airlines will pay USD$2.4 million to settle charges it restarted a loss-making route so that a public official could get more convenient flights.

United 747 Returns To SFO With Engine Problem

November 28, 2016

A United Airlines flight to Tokyo returned to San Francisco on Monday after an engine problem.

Republic Airways Plans 1Q17 Bankruptcy Exit

November 17, 2016

Republic Airways, which filed for bankruptcy protection in February, plans to exit Chapter 11 in early 2017 under the name Republic Airline.

Embraer Switches E175 Order To United

November 16, 2016

Embraer has announced a transfer of an existing order of 24 E175 aircraft to United Airlines.

United Goes Basic, Defers Aircraft Deliveries

November 15, 2016

United Airlines announced a new fare structure with the addition of "Basic Economy" as it tries to grab a slice of the low cost market.

United Profit Drops, Lowers Revenue Forecast

October 18, 2016

United Airlines reported third quarter profit down 80 percent on the same period last year.