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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...

2013-11-07 20:20:18

CHICAGO, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines (UAL) today reported October 2013 operational results. UAL's October 2013 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles) increased 3.1 percent and consolidated capacity (available seat miles) increased 4.3 percent versus October 2012. UAL's October 2013 consolidated load factor decreased 1.0 point compared to October 2012. UAL's October 2013 consolidated passenger revenue per available seat mile (PRASM) was approximately flat...

2013-11-06 20:20:19

Customers can now use personal electronic devices gate-to-gate CHICAGO, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines is now offering its customers electronics-friendly cabins on all domestic mainline flights. The airline received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to begin allowing passengers use of their portable electronic devices during all phases of flight. United will immediately implement the benefit for its customers. With this change, United customers...

2013-11-04 16:20:31

Employees earn $100 payout for achieving on-time performance goals in October CHICAGO, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced that it is rewarding its eligible employees with a $100 on-time bonus for exceeding the airline's domestic and international on-time arrival performance goals for the month of October. United achieved 85 percent on-time performance for domestic flights and 82.4 percent for international flights. The on-time arrival rate is based on...

2013-11-04 12:20:19

CHICAGO, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines tomorrow will begin daily nonstop flights from its hub at Chicago O'Hare International Airport to Luis Munoz Marín International Airport in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Flight UA1688 will depart Chicago at 8:27 a.m. daily, arriving in San Juan at 3:05 p.m. The return flight, UA 1718, will depart San Juan at 3:55 p.m. and arrive in Chicago at 7:19 p.m. The service will be operated with Boeing 737-900 aircraft, with seating for 20 in...

2013-11-01 12:21:47

Airline is the only U.S.-based carrier to offer the tool CHICAGO, Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines, in partnership with Sustainable Travel International, today announced the release of an enhanced cargo emissions and offset calculator that quickly computes and presents per capita carbon emissions for customers shipping via United Cargo. United is the only U.S.-based carrier to offer the calculator to its customers. Recognizing the emerging global trend for increased...

2013-10-29 12:20:45

New agreements cover 28,000 fleet service, passenger service and stores employees CHICAGO, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced that its fleet service, passenger service, reservations and storekeeper workgroups at its United, Continental, Continental Micronesia and MileagePlus subsidiaries ratified new joint labor agreements. "These agreements provide our co-workers with pay and benefit adjustments, while also giving United the flexibility to be more...

2013-10-28 12:20:54

Nonstop service from San Francisco is the first by a U.S. carrier to mainland China beyond Beijing, Shanghai CHICAGO, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines has made seats available for sale on its new nonstop flights to Chengdu, China. The airline intends to operate three-times-weekly service from its San Francisco hub beginning June 9, 2014, subject to government approval, using Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. The flights will depart San Francisco International Airport at...

2013-10-25 12:20:16

CHICAGO, Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines was named one of the "Top Companies for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Equality" for 2013 by Work Life Matters magazine at an awards gala in New York City on Thursday evening. The annual award is presented to U.S. companies that lead their industries in developing programs and policies that support LGBT employees and promote workplace equality. "At United, we are committed to supporting the rich diversity of ideas...

2013-10-24 08:22:22

UAL Reports $590 Million Third-Quarter 2013 Profit Excluding Special Charges; $379 Million Profit Including Special Charges CHICAGO, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines (UAL) today reported third-quarter 2013 net income of $590 million, an increase of 13.5 percent year-over-year, or $1.51 per diluted share, excluding $211 million of special charges. Including special charges, UAL reported third-quarter 2013 net income of $379 million, or $0.98 per diluted share. -- UAL...