United Airlines News Stories

United Announces Executive Appointments

August 18, 2016

United Airlines has appointed Andrew Levy as chief financial officer and Julia Haywood as chief commercial officer as CEO Oscar Munoz fills out his executive team.


United F/As Accept Contract, Mechanics Reach Deal

August 12, 2016

Flight attendants at United Airlines have voted to ratify a new five-year contract, and the union representing maintenance technicians has reached an agreement in principle on a new contract.


Four US Airlines To Get Additional Haneda Flights

July 20, 2016

Four US carriers have won tentative approval to launch daytime flights to Tokyo's Haneda airport, the US Transportation Department said.


United Q2 Profit Down, Will Scale Back Growth

July 19, 2016

United Airlines reported a lower second-quarter profit as aircraft routing and engine usage helped it save on fuel.


Delta Woes Signal Tougher Trans-Atlantic Business

July 14, 2016

Delta Air Lines' decision to sell fewer seats from the UK this winter highlights the threat that Britain's planned exit from the European Union and stiffer airline competition pose to US airlines that have raked in cash from flights across the Atlantic.



Samson Admits Graft In United Airlines Case

July 14, 2016

A close confidant of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie pleaded guilty on Thursday to his role in a bribery scheme involving United Airlines, in a case that emerged from the federal investigation into the "Bridgegate" scandal.


United To Write Off USD$264 Million On Newark Slot Drop

July 12, 2016

United Airlines expects to write off a quarter of a billion dollars in assets because a US regulatory decision allowing more take-offs and landings in Newark, diminished the value of the airline's slots there.


US Releases List Of Airlines For Flights To Havana

July 7, 2016

The Obama administration has proposed eight airlines including United, Delta, American and Southwest to start nonstop flights from the United States to Havana, administration officials said.


United Agrees Deal With Flight Attendant Union

June 24, 2016

United Airlines has reached a deal for a contract that covers all flight attendants at the company, their union and the airline said.


United Changes To Add Up To USD$3.1 Bln A Year

June 21, 2016

United Airlines says it will generate billions of dollars from no-frills fares, fewer delayed flights, cost cuts and other efforts.