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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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United Says Oil Price Not Driving Fleet Planning

January 20, 2015

A senior executive at United Airlines' parent has dismissed suggestions that airlines would revise their fleet buying decisions because of a recent drop in oil prices.
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Lawyer Says United, American Owe WTC Developer Billions

January 15, 2015

The developer rebuilding the World Trade Center in New York told a federal appeals court that he is entitled to recoup billions of dollars from two airlines, even though he has already collected USD$4 billion in insurance money for the September 11, 2001, attacks that destroyed the site.
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Airlines Prepare To Hedge More Jet Fuel

January 14, 2015

Global airlines, looking to lock in huge savings, are preparing to hedge more jet fuel to fix prices as they bet a slide in crude oil to six-year lows may peter out near USD$40 a barrel.
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United Considering Outsourcing Some Airport Jobs

January 12, 2015

United Airlines is assessing whether to outsource jobs at airports around the US in a cost-cutting effort that could impact 2,000 workers.
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United Dumps Losing Fuel Hedges

January 11, 2015

United Airlines has paid a premium to dump old losing bets on higher oil prices, and is reviewing its strategy for insulating itself from oil market volatility, in a sign of how some airlines' efforts to hedge their fuel costs have backfired.
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United F/As Claim Fired Over Security Concerns

January 7, 2015

A group of 13 flight attendants say they were illegally fired by United Airlines after refusing to fly on a Hong Kong-bound plane last July that had a "threatening" message scrawled under its tail.
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Airlines Bid To Take Delta Haneda Slot

January 6, 2015

American Airlines and Hawaiian Airlines formally launched bids to wrest control of a key slot at Tokyo's Haneda Airport from Delta Air Lines as part of a fight among the carriers to stake out a greater presence in Asia.
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