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United Ranks No. 1 in On-time Performance among America's Five Largest Global Carriers in First Quarter of 2010

United Airlines  2010-05-11 15:34:49

Carrier Continues Momentum of Leading Performance among Peer Group CHICAGO, May 11, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --United Airlines today announced the company was first in on-time performance as measured ...

United Airlines Reports April 2010 Operational Performance

United Airlines  2010-05-10 21:41:00

CHICAGO, May 10, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --United Airlines today reported its preliminary consolidated traffic results for April 2010. Total consolidated revenue passenger miles (RPMs) increased in April ...

United Airlines Reports April 2010 Operational Performance

United Airlines  2010-05-10 21:41:00

CHICAGO, May 10, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --United Airlines today reported its preliminary consolidated traffic results for April 2010. Total consolidated revenue passenger miles (RPMs) increased in April ...

Editorial: Fate of O'Hare's western terminal shouldn't be in United Airlines' hands

Chicago Business  2010-05-10 13:00:00

Elation, tinged with relief, washed over Chicago's business and civic leadership last week when United and Continental airlines confirmed that the new company formed by their planned merger will be based ...

UAL-Continental merger due 'more serious' review: lawmaker

Chicago Business  2010-05-06 17:53:00

(Reuters) - The chairman of the House of Representatives Transportation Committee expects a "more serious" antitrust review of the merger proposal by UAL Corp.'s United Airlines and Continental Airlines ...

Continental CEO apologizes for 'ugly girl' quote

msnbc  2010-05-05 00:31:38

It was the most-quotoble moment of the news conference for the United Airlines and Continental Airlines merger agreement. And now the CEO of Continental is apologizing.

UAL-Continental merger triggers multi-million exec bonuses

Chicago Business  2010-05-04 23:50:00

(Crain's) - Continental Airlines' move to Chicago could create windfalls in Houston and Chicago, depending on which executives lose a game of musical chairs in the shuffle that will follow the merger with ...

Boeing, Airbus vie for bouquet at UAL-Continental wedding

Chicago Business  2010-05-04 20:46:00

(Crain's) - Boeing Co. may be best man at the wedding of United Airlines and Continental Airlines, but Airbus hopes to pop a few Champagne corks, too. The merger of United, which flies both manufacturers' ...

United, Continental merger gets go ahead

Air Cargo News  2010-05-04 00:00:00

UNITED Airlines and Continental Airlines have formally announced a merger between the two US carriers.

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 ...