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2014-06-06 12:20:59

New facility provides members in Boarding Area E more convenient United Club access CHICAGO, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines brings its new airport lounge design concept to San Francisco International Airport this Sunday, June 8, as the airline opens a new United Club lounge near its ultra-modern Boarding Area E in Terminal 3. At more than 5,000 square feet, the new San Francisco United Club will be located on the airport's mezzanine level. Vintage black-and-white United photos...

2014-06-05 12:20:43

CHICAGO, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include the JetBlue Airways Corporation (Nasdaq:JBLU-Free Report), GOL Linhas Aereas SA (NYSE:GOL-Free Report), Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV-Free Report), Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE:DAL-Free Report) and United...

2014-06-04 08:20:26

Airline inaugurates The Queen's Terminal, moves Heathrow operations "under one roof" LONDON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today became the first airline to operate a flight at London Heathrow Airport's new Terminal 2: The Queen's Terminal. United flight 958, a Boeing 767 from Chicago, arrived at gate 38B at 5:49 a.m. local time. United flight 958 was the first of United's 17 scheduled flight arrivals at Terminal 2 today. The airline also is scheduled to operate 17...

2014-06-02 12:21:44

Proceeds from the limited-edition GUND® teddy bears benefit Happy Hearts Fund CHICAGO, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines' customers can now bring smiles and bear hugs to children in need with a contribution to Happy Hearts Fund. With a $20 contribution or more, United will deliver a limited-edition GUND® teddy bear, "Ben Flyin,"? to children experiencing health struggles or economic hardship in communities the airline serves worldwide. Ben Flyin, the seventh limited-edition bear...

2014-05-27 12:22:00

FAA awards aircraft maintenance technicians with 50 years of service with special honor CHICAGO, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of National Aircraft Maintenance Technician Day - observed May 24 - United is paying tribute to the contributions and hard work of its most senior mechanics who have earned the Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award. Upon completion of 50 years of service in aviation maintenance, with at least 30 years as a certified FAA technician, a mechanic qualifies...

2014-05-27 12:21:27

CHICAGO, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced that the company has reached a tentative agreement on a new joint collective bargaining agreement with the Professional Airline Flight Control Association (PAFCA) and the Transport Workers Union (TWU) for United's dispatchers. PAFCA represents dispatchers at the United subsidiary, and TWU represents dispatchers at the Continental subsidiary. The tentative agreement covers and is subject to ratification by United's...

2014-05-22 12:22:04

First scheduled nonstop service between the two cities CHICAGO, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines, Chicago's hometown carrier, today begins the city's first-ever flights to Edinburgh, Scotland, with summer-season service through Oct. 5, 2014. "United is pleased to add new seasonal nonstop service from Chicago to Scotland's capital," said Charles Duncan, United's vice president of the O'Hare hub. "This new route will offer direct service between the two cities and provide...

2014-05-22 12:21:43

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The markets on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 ended on a higher note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 16,533.06, up 0.97% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,131.54, up 0.85%. The S&P 500 edged 0.81% higher, to finish the day at 1,888.03. The gains were broad based as all the ten sectors edged higher. Investor-Edge looks at some of the equities which...

2014-05-19 12:20:55

Aircraft offers customers an improved regional flying experience CHICAGO, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines has introduced the Embraer 175 aircraft to the United Express fleet, with service on the modern and spacious regional jet operating between Chicago and top business markets Washington and Boston. United Express carrier SkyWest Airlines began Boston service today. Service between Chicago and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport began Saturday. The E175 flights complement...

2014-05-15 12:22:27

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Foundation Awards United the 2014 Sustainability Outstanding Achievement Award for Travel Suppliers CHICAGO, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines this week was honored with a Sustainability Outstanding Achievement Award as a travel supplier by the GBTA Foundation and Project ICARUS. The Foundation recognized United for outstanding leadership, innovation and commitment to delivering industry-leading sustainability programs, products and...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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