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United Airlines Reports Another Quarter of Strong Earnings -- for United - Motley Fool

Indeed, United Airlines released another strong earnings report on Tuesday afternoon and raised its full-year guidance for the third consecutive quarter. It now expects to post full-year adjusted earnings per share of $8.00 to $8.75 -- up from an ...

China United Airlines to resume Foshan-Dongying-Beijing Nanyuan service during winter 2018/2019 - CAPA - Centre for Aviation

China United Airlines plans to resume daily Foshan-Dongying-Beijing Nanyuan service with Boeing 737-800 aircraft during winter 2018/2019 season, effective 28-Oct-2018 (Qilu Evening News, 14-Oct-2018).

OpenJaw Technologies: Hong Kong Airlines and China United Airlines go live with t-Retail platform - CAPA - Centre for Aviation

OpenJaw Technologies reported (17-Oct-2018) it is experiencing strong momentum in China, with Hong Kong Airlines and China United Airlines going live on the OpenJaw t-Retail Platform during 2018. OpenJaw reported it now has eight Chinese airline ...

Cramer flags 5 industrial stocks he likes right now, including Union Pacific and Boeing - CNBC

Admitting it was "kind of a cheat," Cramer dubbed airline operator United Continental fourth on his industrial power ranking. "Are the airlines really industrials? Well, as far as the S&P 500 is concerned, they are," he said. "While many of these names ...

United Airlines: That Was Easy - Seeking Alpha

While everybody was critical of CEO Oscar Munoz, my investment thesis turned extremely bullish on the turnaround he was ushering in at United Airlines (UAL). The airline stock was crushed in mid-2016 after some headline grabbing passenger issues, but ...

United Airlines to change critera for elite status in 2019 - CAPA - Centre for Aviation

United Airlines plans to change its criteria for elite status in its 'MileagePlus' programme in 2019 (Skift, 16-Oct-2018). Passengers will have to fly more miles and spend 25% more in 2019 than in 2018 in order to earn the carrier's new elite status.

Wall Street indexes fall slightly as investors eye a united hawkish Fed - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

NEW YORK — Wall Street's major indexes edged lower after a choppy session on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve showed broad agreement on the need to raise borrowing costs further, cementing investor concerns that had helped cause a major ...

Why Caesars Entertainment, United Continental Holdings, and Vicor Jumped Today - Motley Fool

Despite higher fuel costs, the airline was successful in growing its revenue at a faster pace than its expenses, and United boosted its full-year earnings guidance toward the higher end of its previous range. Strong travel demand has prompted United to ...

United Airlines Adds More Routes From NYC, California, And DC - TheTravel (blog)

United Airlines is ensuring its customer base is getting its money's worth by adding more domestic flight destinations. The company made the announcement on Monday, October 15th, at a media conference that also revealed a profit of $836 million during ...

Wall St. indexes choppy after minutes showed united Fed - Reuters

United Airlines Inc (UAL.O) shares climbed 6 percent after a solid third-quarter profit and again raising its 2018 outlook. That also lifted other airline stocks. Declining issues outnumbered advancing ones on the NYSE by a 1.69-to-1 ratio; on Nasdaq, ...

United Intercontinental Holdings | $UAL Stock | Shares Soar On Boosted Profit Guidance - Warrior Trading News (press release)

“Our stand-out third-quarter performance, which produced double-digit revenue growth as we more than offset the steep increase in fuel costs, is proof that United is building momentum,” said Oscar Munoz, chief executive officer of United Airlines. “Our ...

United Airlines joins Boeing to upgrade museum aviation exhibit - Chicago Business Journal

United Airlines and the Boeing Co. have jointly pledged $2 million along with various in-kind contributions to underwrite the cost of a major upgrade of the educational “Take Flight!” exhibit at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry (MSI), one of ...

United Airlines surges as travel demand offsets higher fuel prices - CNBC

United shares surged Wednesday after the third-largest U.S. carrier raised its profit outlook for the year on higher fuel costs.

United Airlines: Still no plan to allow free carry-on bag for basic economy tickets - Market Digest

United Airlines: Still no plan to allow free carry-on bag for basic economy tickets. USA Today. United Airlines says it has no plans to change its ban on carry-on bags for basic economy tickets. Delta and American allow a free carry-on bag. Read full ...

Lyft hires former United Airlines exec to lead market expansion - TechCrunch

Lyft has brought on former United Airlines Chief Commercial Officer Julia Haywood to serve as its VP of Strategy. The plan is for her to own Lyft's market expansion efforts and accelerate growth. “I'm excited to see Julia make a huge impact here at ...

United Airlines' shares jump 6% as strong travel demand offsets higher fuel prices - Yahoo Finance UK

The biggest winner among U.S. airline stocks this year just got another boost. Shares of United Continental Holdings , the parent of United Airlines, were trading about 6 percent higher in afternoon trading Wednesday after the carrier lifted its profit ...

Pilot Shortage Hurts Airlines, But There's a Winner - Wall Street Journal

World air traffic is set to grow by roughly 4.6% a year until 2030, which means almost 70,000 new pilots a year will be needed, according to the International Civil Aviation Organization, a United Nations agency. But there's only the capacity to train ...

United to add 22 new routes next year - Transportation Today

... are just some of the ways we are responding to customer interest and demand.” United's enhanced East Coast schedule goes into effect this month. The other routes will begin in the spring. United Airlines and United Express carried more than 148 ...

United Airlines Drops 3 Flights to Newark, Adds 3 to DC from Manchester-Boston Regional Airport - AviationPros.com

United Airlines will eliminate three daily flights to Newark, N.J., and add three flights to Washington's Dulles International Airport, starting March 31, to make connections easier. The shift will mean a net gain of 40 seats out of Manchester-Boston ...

United Continental Holdings Inc (UAL) Boosts Profit Forecast - StockNews.com (blog)

United Airlines (UAL) stock jumped late Tuesday, after the carrier raised its full-year earnings per share estimates and said it expected to make up for nearly all of the rising jet-fuel costs that have threatened airline profits this year. United said ...

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.