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United CEO's “Personal” Decision Against NRA Deemed “Political” by Experts and Employees - National Center for Public Policy Research

It was another “Tim Cook moment” for corporate America – this time involving United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz. And, once again, it came courtesy of the National Center's Justin Danhof. Munoz, answering a question posed by the National Center's Free ...

Delta adds 'Pre-select' business class meals to Sydney flights - Australian Business Traveller

Along the same lines as Singapore Airlines' Book the Cook service, Delta's Pre-select choices depend on the destination airport, with chef duo Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo designing the Delta One Pre-select menu on flights from Los Angeles, alongside ...

Flying with pets: The cost and other complexities to consider in making your plans - The Coloradoan

Airlines have been flying pets as cargo for years. Even so, the Humane Society of the United States advises against pets being kept anywhere but in the cabin for safety reasons. And some airlines will not transport animals as cargo. Southwest Airlines ...

MVA backs Cape Air's continued service - Saipan Tribune

Cape Air will be ending years of partnership with United Airlines on May 31, with the latter choosing to reduce its daily flights to Saipan from more than four each day to just once a day. “Yes, the governor and [Commonwealth Ports Authority] officials ...

US Big 3 airlines: Capacity growth despite fuel price volatility - CAPA - Centre for Aviation

Revenue momentum for the three large global network airlines should continue into 2Q2018 with international entities leading the charge. American, Delta and United all believe their trans-Atlantic entities should be revenue leaders in the quarter ...

Ageless aviation: Seniors take to the skies in open cockpit - Pleasanton Weekly

Al Baer is no stranger to cockpits. He flew 35 missions in Vietnam in the '60s in a Douglas C-133 Cargomaster when he was a captain in the U.S. Air Force. He continued his passion for flight with a career as a pilot for Pan Am and United Airlines. But ...

United CFO Levy steps down, with Laderman named interim replacement - HR Daily Wire

United Airlines recently revealed a financial leadership transition with the departure of Chief Financial Officer Andrew Levy and the appointment of Gerry Laderman as acting CFO, serving while the company canvasses for a permanent replacement. Laderman ...

United seeks to move damaged wheelchair case to federal court - St. Louis Record

ST. LOUIS – United Airlines seeks to move to federal court a lawsuit accusing the airliner of damaging an expensive wheelchair. Authority for removal of the case to a higher court focused on the fact that plaintiffs maintain that damages sought exceed ...

Flights from Iceland to New York at All-Time High - AirlineGeeks.com

United Airlines announced last September that it would be entering the ring with seasonal service from Newark, its closest hub to Iceland, using its Boeing 757-200 aircraft. The new route began on Thursday, bringing the total flight count between ...

David C. Stone, 51 - Westport Now

In 1989, he eagerly began his 29-year career at United Airlines in Oakland, California. His last position was in maintenance management at Willis Tower in Chicago. He was a graduate of Las Positas School of Business. He enjoyed traveling all over the ...

Officer who dragged man from plane sues United Airlines, says he was not properly trained - MTL News

NEW YORK (REUTERS) – A former Chicago aviation police officer who helped drag a 69-year-old male passenger off a parked United Airlines plane last year in an incident that drew international outrage is suing the airline and the city that fired him.

Delta Air Lines, Inc. Is Returning to India - Motley Fool

Earlier this month, CEO Ed Bastian hinted that Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) might start flying to India again, after the U.S. and United Arab Emirates agreed on measures to address alleged unfair competition by Middle Eastern airline giants Emirates and ...

Jane Garvey Continues to Break Down Barriers - Wings Journal

Now, as it turns out, she has beaten out Oscar Munoz to capture another “first” while taking the reins as Chairman of the Board at United Continental Holdings. Garvey's new position has already been communicated to United Airlines employees, and she ...

In the news - NWAOnline

Evan Oshan, a New York attorney, said United Airlines and the family he represents -- whose French bulldog puppy died after a flight attendant insisted that the carrier containing the dog be stowed in an overhead bin for a 3½-hour flight -- have ...

United Airlines settles with owner of a French bulldog that died in overhead bin - Fairfield Daily Republic

By Hugo Martin, Los Angeles Times. United Airlines has settled with the owners of a French bulldog puppy that died after a flight attendant insisted that the carrier containing the dog be stowed in an overhead bin for a 3½-hour flight. The dog's death ...

United Airlines flight from Sacramento lands following hazmat spill - ABC10.com KXTV

United Airlines flight from Sacramento lands following hazmat spill. Unable to load video. Travelers on the Houston-bound flight were told a potentially toxic substance exploded from a bottle or vial. (May 26, 2018). Published: 5:26 PM PDT May 26, 2018 ...

United Airlines Settles With Family Of French Bulldog Who Died On ... - Pedestrian TV

US-based United Airlines has settled with the family of Kokito, the French Bulldog who died on a flight in March of this year.

United Airlines Reaches Settlement Over Dog That Died in ... - KTLA - KTLA

United Airlines has reached a settlement with the owners of a French bulldog puppy that died after a flight attendant allegedly insisted the dog be stowed in an ...

United Airlines offers wealthy fliers at LAX access to a private terminal to avoid the crowds - Los Angeles Times

United Airlines is also trying to cater to the most affluent passengers by announcing last week a partnership with the Private Suite, the private terminal on the outskirts of the airport where VIPs can check in for a flight, relax in luxury, clear ...

Airline settles with owner of puppy that died in overhead bin - The Sydney Morning Herald

United Airlines has settled with the owners of a French bulldog puppy that died after a flight attendant insisted that the carrier containing the dog be stowed in an ...

United Continental Holdings, Inc., commonly referred to as United, is a major American airline headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. It is the world's largest airline when measured by number of destinations served, operates a comprehensive domestic and international route network, and has significant presence in the Asia-Pacific region. In the late 1920s, just prior to the use of the United Airlines name, The Boeing Company, currently one of the world's largest aircraft manufacturers, operated a predecessor airline. United was previously known as United Air Lines .

United Airlines, Inc.
United Airlines Logo.svg
IATA ICAO Callsign
UA UAL UNITED
Founded April 6, 1926; 90 years ago (1926-04-06) (as Varney Air Lines)
Commenced operations March 28, 1931
AOC # CALA014A
Hubs
Frequent-flyer program MileagePlus
Airport lounge United Club
Alliance Star Alliance
Fleet size 730
Destinations 342
Company slogan "Fly the Friendly Skies"
Parent company United Continental Holdings
Headquarters Willis Tower, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Key people
  • Oscar Muñoz, CEO
  • Scott Kirby, President
  • Robert A. Milton, Chairman
  • Andrew Levy, CFO
  • Julia Haywood, CCO
Revenue Decrease US$ 37.864 billion
Operating income Increase US$ 5.166 billion
Net income Increase US$ 7.340 billion
Total assets Increase US$ 39.210 billion
Total equity Decrease US$ 2.396 billion
Employees 86,000 (2016)
Website united.com

United Continental Holdings, Inc., commonly referred to as United, is a major American airline headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. It is the world's largest airline when measured by number of destinations served, operates a comprehensive domestic and international route network, and has significant presence in the Asia-Pacific region. In the late 1920s, just prior to the use of the United Airlines name, The Boeing Company, currently one of the world's largest aircraft manufacturers, operated a predecessor airline. United was previously known as United Air Lines (UAL).

United is a founding member of Star Alliance, the world's largest global airline alliance. Regional service is operated by independent carriers under the brand name United Express. Its main competitors are American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and Southwest Airlines.

United operates out of nine airline hubs located in Chicago, Denver, Guam, Houston, Los Angeles, Newark, San Francisco, Tokyo and Washington, D.C. George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston is United's largest passenger carrying hub handling 16.6 million departing passengers annually with an average of 45,413 passengers daily, while Chicago-O'Hare is its largest hub in terms of daily departures.

The company employs over 86,000 people while maintaining its headquarters in Chicago's Willis Tower (formerly known as Sears Tower). Through the airline's parent company, United Continental Holdings, it is publicly traded under NYSEUAL with a market capitalization of over $18 billion as of September, 2014. United operates maintenance bases in Cleveland and Orlando in addition to the maintenance locations located at United's hubs.