United Airlines 1Q net profit up 48.5%; focuses on customer service

Air Transport World  2018-04-18 20:13:00

United Airlines earned a $147 million net profit in the 2018 first quarter, up 48.5% over $99 million in net income in the 2017 first quarter.read more

Horror jet engine explosion in US spurs memories of United Airlines Flight 811 for Kiwi survivor

The New Zealand Herald  2018-04-17 21:38:50

A survivor of the United Airlines Flight 811 flight from Honolulu in 1989 says her own experience sprang to mind when she read about a woman being sucked out a passenger jet in the US. Kiwi woman Beverley ...

United Airlines profit rises with higher fares

Reuters  2018-04-17 20:31:18

NEW YORK (Reuters) - United Airlines said on Tuesday quarterly profit rose, as higher fares helped offset the costs of fuel and a rash of winter storms.

Now Playing at 35,000 Feet - United Airlines Adds Free Entertainment Options Across its Fleet

PR Newswire  2018-04-12 16:30:00

CHICAGO, April 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines announced today better entertainment options for customers to make their next flight fly by. United has expanded its personal device entertainment ...

Kirby: United to stay the course on aggressive growth plans

Air Transport World  2018-04-12 14:24:00

United Airlines president Scott Kirby conceded the ?ruckus? on Wall Street over the airline?s aggressive growth plan has not subsided, but said individual investors believe the Chicago-based carrier?s ...

Officer who dragged man from plane sues United Airlines

BBC News  2018-04-11 23:55:16

The ex-officer who was fired after the United Airlines incident alleges he was not properly trained.

CommutAir, a United Express Carrier, Announces Rotor Transition Program (RTP)

PR Newswire  2018-03-28 23:15:00

NORTH OLMSTED, Ohio, March 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CommutAir, a United Express® carrier, announces its Rotor Transition Program (RTP) to assist military and civilian helicopter pilots transition to fixed ...

United gives $13,700 travel voucher to 'bumped' passenger

The New Zealand Herald  2018-03-26 07:30:38

A passenger who was bumped off a full flight has scored the maximum prize ? a US$10,000 (NZ$13,700) travel voucher.A spokesman for United Airlines confirmed Friday that a passenger got the big voucher ...

United suspends pet-cargo service after spate of incidents

Air Transport World  2018-03-20 17:15:00

Following three widely publicized pet-related incidents last week, United Airlines suspended its PetSafe travel offering ?to conduct a thorough and systematic review,? the Chicago-based airline said March ...

United flight diverted because it accidentally had a dog onboard

The New Zealand Herald  2018-03-17 21:06:24

United Airlines had an in-flight incident involving a dog.No, not that one.Or that other one.Another one. READ MORE: - Dog dies on United flight after passenger forced put the carrier in overhead bin ...

United Airlines flight diverted after 3rd pet incident in week

CNN  2018-03-17 00:02:34

Already under scrutiny about a dog dying in an overhead bin and another dog being accidentally sent to Japan, United Airlines on Friday acknowledged its third animal-related mistake in a week.

Dog reunited with owners after Japan detour

CNN  2018-03-16 23:33:11

A dog named Irgo has been reunited with his family, after accidentally being flown to Japan by United Airlines.

United flies passenger's dog to Japan by mistake

Bangkok Post  2018-03-15 02:40:00

KANSAS CITY, Missouri: United Airlines claims it's investigating what happened when it mistakenly flew a Kansas family's dog to Japan.

Dog bound for Kansas shipped to Japan in United's second pet mistake this week

CNN  2018-03-14 23:33:08

United Airlines wrongly shipped a Kansas-bound pet dog to Japan, the second embarrassment this week for the airline and a "nightmare" for the Swindle family -- who are moving from Oregon to Wichita with ...

United had the highest rate of airline pet deaths in 2017. And in 2016. And in 2015

CNN  2018-03-14 22:10:02

For pets, the skies of United Airlines lately have not been so friendly.

United assumes ?full responsibility? for overhead bin pet death

Air Transport World  2018-03-14 17:46:00

Chicago-based United Airlines assumed ?full responsibility? for the death of a passenger?s dog on United flight 1284 from Houston Bush Intercontinental Airport to New York LaGuardia Airport the evening ...

United apologizes for dog's death

CNN  2018-03-14 13:26:27

For more than three hours, a passenger's dog was inside an overhead bin on United Airlines Flight 1284 from Houston to New York after a flight attendant told the passenger to put it there.

Dog dies in overhead bin on United flight

CNN  2018-03-14 00:02:20

In the wake of social media outrage over reports that a dog died on one of its flights Monday night after being put in an overhead bin, United Airlines acknowledged in a statement that a "tragic accident" ...

Dog dies in overhead locker on United Airlines plane

BBC News  2018-03-13 23:42:04

The United Airlines attendant had ordered the owner to put a bag with the pet in the locker.

United bullish on revenue environment, raises 1Q guidance on strong demand

Air Transport World  2018-03-13 17:42:00

Citing strong network-wide demand, United Airlines raised first-quarter PRASM guidance to up 1%-3% and said pre-tax margins, expected to be flat before, could be up 1% or more.read more