UAL-Continental tie-up will get scrutiny from regulators, lawmakers

Chicago Business  2010-05-03 21:01:00

(Crain's) - It's up in the air what it will take to win regulators' approval to create the world's largest airline. In terms of size alone, the proposed merger of United Airlines and Continental Airlines ...

United and Continental to merge

CNN  2010-05-03 20:38:00

UAL Corp.'s United Airlines announced on Monday it will merge with Continental Airlines in a deal worth $3.2 billion, creating the world's largest airline.

UAL, Continental to form world's largest airline

msnbc  2010-05-03 18:08:56

United Airlines has agreed to buy Continental in a $3 billion-plus deal that would create the world's largest carrier with a commanding position in several top U.S. cities.

United-Continental merger trumps Delta size-wise

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution  2010-05-03 17:00:35

The planned merger between United Airlines and Continental Airlines joins two airlines that together will become the world's largest, surpassing Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines.

Wendy Morse, first woman to lead United Airlines' pilots union, steps into the cockpit at a crucial time

Chicago Business  2010-05-03 13:00:00

49 | Chairman, Airline Pilots Assn. | United Airlines | Chicago Wendy Morse, the first woman to lead United's pilots union, takes the controls at a crucial time, with the airline in the middle of merger ...

United Airlines Conducts First Commercial Flight in U.S. Using Synthetic Jet Fuel

United Airlines  2010-04-30 17:04:43

CHICAGO, Apr 30, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --United Airlines today completed the first flight by a U.S. commercial airline using natural gas synthetic jet fuel, demonstrating United's commitment ...

United Airlines Celebrates 80 Years of the Flight Attendant Profession

United Airlines  2010-04-29 14:44:06

CHICAGO, Apr 29, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Eighty years ago on May 15, 1930, United's first stewardesses led by registered nurse Ellen Church took their initial flight on a Boeing 80A from Oakland/San ...

UAL Corporation Reports First Quarter 2010 Results

United Airlines  2010-04-27 12:33:00

First 1Q Operating Profit Since 2000$58 Million 1Q10 Operating Profit Excluding Charges; $69 Million 1Q10 GAAP Operating ProfitGenerated $482 Million in Operating Cash Flow$92 Million 1Q10 Net Loss Excluding ...

Editorial cartoon: United Airlines merger

Chicago Business  2010-04-26 13:00:00

This week's editorial cartoon by Roger Schillerstrom

US Air, United merger stalls

Air Cargo News  2010-04-23 00:00:00

MERGER talks between US Airways and United Airlines have broken down. US Air claims that United was more interested in pursuing a merger with Continental.

Getaway to Canada Now With United

United Airlines  2010-04-22 18:34:40

CHICAGO, Apr 22, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --United Airlines announced today great low fares this summer season from Chicago to cities throughout Canada that are served by United. Customers looking ...

United Strengthens Service in Chicago and Los Angeles Hubs

United Airlines  2010-04-20 18:01:52

CHICAGO, Apr 20, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --United Airlines announced today new and additional service to and from the airline's Chicago and Los Angeles hubs, offering customers more choices ...

UAL Corporation Announces Date of First Quarter 2010 Earnings Release and Webcast

United Airlines  2010-04-19 20:16:00

CHICAGO, Apr 19, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --UAL Corporation (Nasdaq: UAUA), the holding company whose primary subsidiary is United Airlines, announced today that the company will release its first quarter ...

Report: Continental, United in deal talks

msnbc  2010-04-16 00:21:53

Shares of Continental Airlines and the parent of United Airlines rose Thursday after reports that the carriers are talking about combining to create the world's largest carrier.

United Airlines CEO Glenn Tilton's quest for merger with US Airways tests faith in airline consolidation

Chicago Business  2010-04-12 13:00:00

How strongly does Glenn Tilton believe in airline consolidation? So strongly that he's willing to risk his company on a merger with the country's weakest major airline. Mr. Tilton has preached the need ...

Airline stocks surge on merger talks

CNN  2010-04-08 16:04:00

The stock price for United Airlines and US Airways jumped in pre-market trading on reports that the two airlines are engaged in merger talks.

Report: U.S. Airways in talks to buy United

msnbc  2010-04-07 23:13:51

U.S. Airways and UAL Corp's United Airlines are deep in merger discussions, the New York Times reported on Wednesday.

United latest airline to hike bag fees

CNN  2010-01-14 22:42:00

United Airlines is the latest in a string of major airlines to increase checked luggage fees.

Boost in 9/11 security fee could pinch Chicago's O'Hare Airport, United Airlines

Chicago Business  2010-01-11 13:00:00

A renewed focus on aviation security creates a potential drag on United Airlines and Chicago's airports just as both try to pull out of a two-year industry downturn. The attempted bombing of a Detroit-bound ...