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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...

2014-09-26 12:20:59

LONDON, September 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Passenger experience specialists representing 33 long-haul and regional airlines from around the world will meet in Seattle for the annual Passenger Experience Conference and Aircraft Interiors Expo Americas, which take place at the Washington State Convention Center. The conference is being staged on October 14, while the Expo - the only dedicated aircraft interiors exhibition in the Americas - runs October 14 through 16. US...

2014-09-22 20:20:31

CHICAGO, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines, Inc. (formerly known as Continental Airlines, Inc., the "Company") on Sept. 19 announced that it has elected to effect an optional redemption of its remaining outstanding 6.0 percent Convertible Junior Subordinated Debentures Due 2030 (the "Debentures") on Oct. 10, 2014, (the "Redemption Date") at a price equal to $50 per $50 principal amount of the Debentures, and that, upon such redemption, the proceeds will be simultaneously...

2014-09-18 16:27:46

CHANDLER, Ariz., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John Rainey, executive vice president and chief financial officer of United Airlines will be named national chair of the March of Dimes 2015 March for Babies at a ceremony in Phoenix tonight. Mr. Rainey commits to generating a minimum of $1 million for the organization, which supports research and other programs to give more babies a healthy start in life. "Many of our United employees and their families worldwide have been...

2014-09-17 08:21:06

CHICAGO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced the company will amend its existing agreement with regional carrier Shuttle America, to add 50 E175 aircraft. Shuttle America's parent company, Republic Airways Holdings Inc., will determine which of its carriers will operate the new 76-seat aircraft under the United Express brand. United anticipates deliveries will begin in July 2015 and continue through the summer of 2017. The new aircraft will replace large turboprop...

2014-09-16 16:20:37

CHICAGO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United today announced that the company's 48 maintenance instructors, represented by the International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers (IAM) have ratified a new joint labor agreement. "This agreement represents another positive step forward for United and for our employees as we continue to bring our work groups together," said Mike Bonds, executive vice president, Human Resources and Labor Relations. "We are committed to...

2014-09-16 12:21:49

Expansion to Denver provides top travelers the ultimate connecting convenience DENVER, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today launched its Mercedes-Benz tarmac transportation service at Denver International Airport, offering chauffeured convenience at more airports than any other carrier. With today's expansion, United offers the service at all of its U.S. hub airports. The Mercedes-Benz tarmac transportation service provides the airline's top frequent flyers with...

2014-09-16 08:21:06

CHICAGO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL) (the "Company" or "UAL") today announced that it is notifying holders of the $58,291,000 outstanding principal amount of its 6.0% Convertible Senior Notes due 2029 (the "Notes") that they have a right, pursuant to the terms of the Notes, to require the Company to purchase, on Oct. 15, 2014, all or a portion of such holders' Notes (the "Put Option") at a price equal to $1,000 per $1,000 principal...

2014-09-15 16:21:37

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) and United Airlines today announced a one-time opportunity for Flight Attendants to voluntarily separate from the company with a payment up to $100,000. The Enhanced Early Out Program, announced in a joint letter from AFA Presidents Ken Diaz, Suzanne Hendricks and Marcus Valentino and management, is intended to resolve staffing issues at the airline and promote a landscape that...

2014-09-15 16:21:18

Company recalling all Flight Attendants on voluntary and involuntary furlough CHICAGO, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines and the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA) today announced that United will offer its Flight Attendants an Enhanced Early Out Program, which allows participants a one-time opportunity to voluntarily separate from the company and receive a severance payment. United also announced that it is recalling all Flight Attendants who are on voluntary and...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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