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2014-10-24 12:21:17

- Nonstop Los Angeles - Melbourne, Australia flights with new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner CHICAGO, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines will launch four new Pacific routes next week, beginning with nonstop service between Los Angeles and Melbourne, Australia, and between San Francisco and Tokyo's Haneda Airport, on Oct. 26, 2014. Later in the week, the airline will also launch two new routes from its Guam hub - Seoul, South Korea, on Oct. 27 and Shanghai on Oct. 28. "These...

2014-10-23 08:21:40

UAL Reports $1.1 Billion Third-Quarter 2014 Profit Excluding Special Items; $924 Million Profit Including Special Items CHICAGO, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines (UAL) today reported third-quarter 2014 net income of $1.1 billion, or $2.75 per diluted share, excluding $151 million of special items, its highest-ever quarterly profit and an increase of 99 percent year-over-year. Including special items, UAL reported third-quarter 2014 net income of $924 million, or $2.37 per diluted...

2014-10-21 12:21:34

Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty to become United's exclusive car rental partners CHICAGO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced the airline is expanding its partnership with Hertz to offer elevated travel benefits to members of the airline's MileagePlus loyalty program, as Hertz and its Dollar and Thrifty brands become United's exclusive car rental partners beginning Nov. 1. Special perks are also in store for MileagePlus Club and Presidential Plus Card members. MileagePlus...

2014-10-16 12:21:06

CHICAGO, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines will hold a conference call to discuss third-quarter 2014 financial results on Thursday, Oct. 23, at 9:30 a.m. CT/10:30 a.m. ET. A live, listen-only webcast of the conference call will be available at ir.united.com. The webcast will be available for replay within 24 hours of the conference call and then archived on the website for a limited time. About United United Airlines and United Express operate an average of 5,100...

2014-10-15 12:21:01

United to Also Offer Personal Device Entertainment on Regional Jets ITASCA, Ill., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), a leading global aero communications service provider, announced today that it has been selected by United Airlines to bring its in-flight Internet service to United's two-cabin regional jet fleet. Installation of Wi-Fi services, which will involve more than 200 aircraft, is expected to begin later this year. The United Express aircraft will be the...

2014-10-15 12:20:58

CHICAGO, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced plans to outfit more than 200 two-cabin United Express regional jets with Wi-Fi and personal device entertainment, with the first Wi-Fi-enabled flights expected later this year. The airline intends to install Gogo's ATG-4 advanced air-to-ground Wi-Fi product on E170, E175 and CRJ700 aircraft and to complete planned installations by next summer. Early next year, United expects to expand personal device entertainment to...

2014-10-14 12:21:24

CHICAGO, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines will unveil new check-in options tomorrow for its most frequent travelers at San Francisco International Airport, enabling faster movement from the curb to the gate. The airline will open a new reception lobby for members of its invitation-only Global Services program and a new check-in area for Premier members of its MileagePlus loyalty program. Located across from doors five and six, on the departures level of Terminal 3, the new...

2014-10-08 16:21:20

CHICAGO, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines (UAL) today reported September 2014 operational results. UAL's September 2014 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles) decreased 0.2 percent and consolidated capacity (available seat miles) decreased 0.4 percent versus September 2013. UAL's September 2014 consolidated load factor increased 0.2 points compared to September 2013. About United United Airlines and United Express operate an average of more than 5,200 flights a...

2014-10-07 08:20:36

CHEYENNE, Wyo., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Great Lakes Aviation, Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: GLUX.OB - news) today announced preliminary passenger traffic results for the month of September 2014. SEPTEMBER 2014 AND YEAR TO DATE STATISTICS Sep-14 Sep-13 Change ------ ------ ------ Passengers Enplaned 15,149 38,958...

2014-09-29 12:22:08

CHICAGO, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced that Linda Jojo will become its executive vice president and chief information officer, responsible for the development, implementation and management of technology strategy and solutions to support United's global business. "Linda's significant experience leading IT organizations and running complex business and consumer systems will be a tremendous asset to United as we advance our technology to become more...


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