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Building strong brands: The inside scoop on branding in the real world - Qrius

From United Airlines forcibly removing a passenger from an overbooked flight to Sea World's long, slow trickle of negative publicity, Calkins's much-lauded blog Building Strong Brands is the place to go for insightful takes on brands in the news. “I ...

PA: Pittsburgh International Gets Expanded Service to San Francisco, West Palm Beach - AviationPros.com

Ultra low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines plans to launch a twice-weekly seasonal flight to West Palm Beach starting Nov. 17, according to an airport news release. Southwest offers service to West Palm Beach from the airport in February and March ...

Airbus faces uncertain future in evolving world of air travel - AL.com

Although foreign airlines fly dozens of A380s to hub airports in the United States each day, none of the three major U.S. carriers has bought one, even as they phase out their use of the Boeing 747, relying mostly on another Boeing, the 23-year-old 777 ...

United Airlines Israel flight canceled due to half-second delay - Globes

The crew of stewards on a United Airlines flight from New York to Israel refused to go ahead with the flight after the doors were closed one half-second after the stipulated time. A passenger on the flight sent an e-mail to "Globes" saying that the ...

Make-A-Wish® takes off on #TripsThatTransform - PR Newswire (press release)

Make-A-Wish relies on airline partners, rental car companies and accommodation partners to make these wishes possible. Throughout the month of August, Make-A-Wish will celebrate their partners American Airlines, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, ...

United Contl Hldgs (UAL) Holder Vanguard Group Lowered Its Holding; Jpmorgan Chase & Co (JPM) Shareholder ... - The Cardinal Weekly (press release)

Some Historical UAL News: 30/05/2018 – UNITED WORKERS EXCITED ABOUT COMPANY GROWTH, CHANGES: KIRBY; 17/04/2018 – United Continental Boosts 2Q Revenue Guidance; 27/04/2018 – United Airlines Increases Economic Stake in Azul to ...

United Airlines Links Washington, DC and Tel Aviv - Travel Trade Daily

Offering what the airline describes as more nonstop service between the US and Tel Aviv than any other US airline, United's new route to Tel Aviv will be the carrier's fourth flight to Israel. The new service is anticipated to offer convenient ...

Concerns As FG Plans Merging Aero, Arik For New National Carrier - Independent Newspapers Limited

But, the aircraft was acquired from United Airlines by S7-Siberia Airlines in March, 2005 and the registration number then was changed to VP-BSV. Aero Contractors then acquired the aircraft from the second owner, S7-Siberia Airlines in 2008. The call ...

Airline passenger convicted of sexually abusing a woman on a plane - 9news.com.au

A man accused of undressing and fondling a Spirit Airlines passenger while she was asleep could spend the rest of his life behind bars. Prabhu Ramamoorthy, 35, was convicted of sexual abuse on board an aircraft for digitally penetrating the victim, the ...

United Airlines celebrates 50 years on Guam - KUAM.com

Celebrating half a century, United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz was on Guam over the weekend. In a wide ranging interview, the head of the country's third largest airline says they have no plans to compete with Korean low cost carriers, and he also ...

Routes News - August 19, 2018 - TheAvgeek

-Starting October 27, United Airlines' Boeing 767-400 will now be flying it's Washington to Zurich route instead of Boeing 767-300 aircraft. The company's 767-400 aircraft will operate daily throughout the winter season which ends March 30. The route ...

Controller realized that Flight 93 hijacked - The Courier-Express

Werth worked as a Cleveland-based air traffic controller for 32 years and was the first person who realized that United Airlines' Flight 93 had been hijacked and crashed into a Somerset County field as part of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. “I was pretty ...

Business Monday: Not quite a free fall, but United fares between Aspen and Denver dropping - Aspen Times

United Airlines' notoriously high fares between Aspen and Denver have been coming back down to Earth of late, with some one-way prices as low as $142. "Overall, this is some of the most favorable pricing that I've witnessed in the Aspen market for ...

In The Low-returns Aviation Market, How Many Airlines Should India Have? - Defence Aviation Post

Kingfisher Airlines went bankrupt. Air India is finding it hard to pay salaries. Jet Airways is in similar trouble as well. Elsewhere, Lufthansa is not in the pinkest of health financially. Nor is United Airlines. Nor are a whole host of other airlines ...

US airlines chart solid cargo revenues, but clouds of uncertainty form - CAPA - Centre for Aviation

United's cargo revenues increased 15% year-on-year, and company management recently concluded that the results mark several years of improving results. The airline's AFTKs fell 4.4% in 2016 before growing nearly 3% in 2017. For 2018, United's AFTKs ...

Flight 93 passengers, crew 'looked evil in the eye and stopped it,' air traffic controller recalls - Tribune-Review

An air traffic control supervisor believed terrorists were targeting his tower at Pittsburgh International Airport as he tracked the hijacked United Airlines Flight 93 on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. The building rises 245 feet above the ground, and ...

United Contl Hldgs (Call) (UAL) Market Value Rose While Empyrean Capital Partners LP Cut Position; As Emerson ... - The Cardinal Weekly (press release)

Some Historical UAL News: 05/05/2018 – EXCLUSIVE-White House criticizes Chinese pressure on foreign airlines; 30/03/2018 – UNITED, MESA GET TENTATIVE OK FOR DAILY HOUSTON-HAVANA SERVICE; 07/03/2018 – UNITED AIR HAS CANCELED ...

Rudman Errol M Has Trimmed United Contl Hldgs (UAL) Position by $3.08 Million; Adobe Sys (ADBE) Market ... - D Minute

More notable recent United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UAL) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “United Airlines sweetening the deal for corporate accounts” on August 13, 2018, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “RANKED: ...

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Needham Investment Management Trimmed Its United Contl Hldgs (UAL) Stake; BEACH PETROLEUM LTD ... - Flecha 123 (press release)

United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UAL) has declined 11.95% since August 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.52% the S&P500. Some Historical UAL News: 17/05/2018 – UNITED AIRLINES: CFO TRANSITION; 18/04/2018 ...

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.