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2011-03-18 11:50:00

CHICAGO, March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL), today announced that it has reached a tentative agreement on a labor contract with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT), representing United's technicians and related employees. "We are pleased that, following our merger, the new United is continuing to make progress in reaching agreements with our represented employees," said Jim Keenan, senior...

2011-02-25 15:21:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL), today announced that its flight attendants, represented by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), ratified their collective bargaining agreement with the company. "Our flight attendants provide great service to our customers as a critical part of our team, and it is to their credit that we have a new contract in place...

2011-01-14 10:05:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- United Continental Holdings, Inc. today announced Continental Airlines will begin nonstop flights between its New York hub, Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and Port-Au-Prince, Haiti (PAP), on June 9, 2011, subject to government approval. Initially flights will operate three times a week, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, converting to daily service on July 1, 2011. The approximately four-hour flight (CO703) will depart Newark at 9:25...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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