United Airlines News Stories

US Awards Routes To Cuba As First Flight Arrives

August 31, 2016

The US Department of Transportation announced the selection of airlines for scheduled flights to Havana as the first scheduled service arrived in Cuba.


United Flight Diverted After Severe Turbulence

August 31, 2016

A United Airlines flight from Houston to London diverted to Shannon after severe turbulence caused injuries to passengers and crew.


United Hires American Airlines' President

August 29, 2016

United Airlines has appointed American Airlines’ president Scott Kirby into the same role as it rebuilds its leadership team.


Two United Pilots Arrested On Alcohol Charges

August 28, 2016

Two United Airlines pilots were arrested on Saturday on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol as they prepared to take-off from Glasgow Airport in Scotland.


Four US Airlines Fined For Inaccurate Compensation Information

August 26, 2016

The US Department of Transportation has fined Alaska, American, Southwest, and United airlines for providing inaccurate information to passengers about how much compensation they could receive.



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.