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2013-12-05 16:21:42

CHICAGO, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL) today announced that Greg Hart will be named executive vice president and chief operations officer, succeeding Pete McDonald, who is retiring after nearly 45 years with United. In his new position, Hart will be responsible for airport operations, cargo, technical operations, network operations, flight operations, inflight service, safety and food services. "We will miss Pete, and congratulate him on...

2013-12-04 16:20:37

CHICAGO, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Continental Holdings (NYSE: UAL) today announced that William (Bill) Nuti is joining its Board of Directors effective today. Nuti is chairman, CEO and president of NCR Corporation, the global leader in consumer transaction technologies. Since his arrival at NCR in 2005, Nuti has orchestrated a highly successful reinvention of the global technology company. Prior to joining NCR, Nuti served as president and CEO of Symbol Technologies, Inc....

2013-12-02 12:21:01

CHICAGO, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced it is the first and only airline to offer premium-cabin, flat-bed seats on every scheduled transcontinental flight between New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport and San Francisco and between New York JFK and Los Angeles. The airline has completed an extensive redesign of 15 Boeing 757-200s that fly these p.s. "Premium Service"? routes. The revamped p.s. aircraft offer 28 180-degree flat-bed United BusinessFirst...

2013-11-21 16:20:33

Hangar will enable United to perform maintenance on two widebody aircraft simultaneously DULLES, Va., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines officially opened its new widebody aircraft maintenance hangar today at Washington Dulles International Airport, a major United hub and the airline's principal gateway to the Middle East. United invested nearly $45 million to construct the facility, which will enable the airline to perform maintenance on two widebody or several...

2013-11-19 08:21:14

NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines is revealing plans today at its Investor Day conference in New York City to reduce costs, increase revenue and enhance profitability while delivering competitive reliability and excellent customer service. "We are working together to build on United's core strengths and deliver excellent long-term results for our investors," said Jeff Smisek, chairman, president and chief executive officer. "We are committed to achieving...

2013-11-14 16:20:57

App offers customers new features, improved design and functionality CHICAGO, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines has launched its all-new mobile application for the iOS 7 platform, offering customers innovative new features, better functionality and an improved touch-friendly design that enables travelers to access information more quickly and easily. The new mobile app, which United designed specifically for iOS 7 and is fully functional on earlier iOS versions, updates its...

2013-11-14 12:20:44

NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced the airline will inaugurate service at Atlantic City International Airport, offering customers daily nonstop flights to United's hubs at Chicago O'Hare International Airport and Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and United Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Smisek announced the service, which begins April 1, 2014, at a news conference at Newark...

2013-11-14 12:20:22

Customers can still receive MileagePlus bonus miles for donations CHICAGO, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Donations from United Airlines, employees and customers have topped more than $850,000 for AmeriCares, American Red Cross and Operation USA to aid in the organizations' relief efforts in the Philippines following Typhoon Haiyan. On Monday, the company announced a donation match through the United Airlines Foundation and a mileage bonus offer for MileagePlus members. After an...

2013-11-13 20:20:29

Live audio webcast at ir.united.com CHICAGO, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines will host its 2013 Investor Day in New York on Tuesday, Nov. 19 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. E.T. The live audio webcast and accompanying presentation will be available on the investor relations section of United's website at ir.united.com. The company will archive the audio webcast on the website within 24 hours of the presentation and the webcast will be available for a limited time....

2013-11-11 16:20:39

Airline partners with AmeriCares, American Red Cross and Operation USA CHICAGO, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced that it is partnering with AmeriCares, American Red Cross and Operation USA in their efforts to provide aid to those affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. The United Airlines Foundation will donate up to $50,000 to match donations to partner organizations from United customers and employees. The airline will also provide a one-time...