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2014-04-11 12:20:25

United Airlines and the James R. Jordan Foundation partner to give straight-A students from underserved communities trip of a lifetime CHICAGO, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines and the James R. Jordan Foundation are sending four straight-A Chicago-area students and their families on the trip of a lifetime Sunday morning as part of United Airlines' "Family Dream Vacation Program." The hard-working students from Chicago's West Haven and Englewood neighborhoods have...

2014-03-28 12:21:16

Company recognizes employees who go above and beyond in their daily jobs for customers, co-workers and the airline CHICAGO, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Airlines aircraft took to the skies today to honor the company's top 100 employees. The new Boeing 737-900ER features the company's "United 100" logo on the exterior. The airline designed the United 100 program to recognize 100 employees nominated and selected by their co-workers for exemplary performance or achievements...

2014-03-10 08:20:19

CHICAGO, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines (UAL) today reported February 2014 operational results. UAL's February 2014 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles) decreased 0.3 percent and consolidated capacity (available seat miles) decreased 0.9 percent versus February 2013. UAL's February 2014 consolidated load factor increased 0.5 points compared to February 2013. The company's operations were significantly impacted by winter storms in February, and in total UAL...

2014-03-04 20:20:08

Live audio webcast available at ir.united.com CHICAGO, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines (NYSE: UAL) will present at the 2014 J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation and Industrials Conference on Monday, March 10. The presentation will begin at 8:30 a.m. CDT / 9:30 a.m. EDT. 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...

2014-02-19 12:22:03

Airline's combined winglet technology will save the airline $200 million a year CHICAGO, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Airlines Boeing 737-800 aircraft freshly retrofitted with new Split Scimitar Winglets took to the skies yesterday, marking the first commercial flight worldwide to operate with the advanced winglet technology. United flight 1273 on Tuesday took off from the airline's Houston hub and flew to Los Angeles. The airline installed the innovative winglets on the...

2014-02-10 16:21:58

CHICAGO, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines (UAL) today reported January 2014 operational results. UAL's January 2014 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles) decreased 1.6 percent and consolidated capacity (available seat miles) decreased 2.8 percent versus January 2013. UAL's January 2014 consolidated load factor increased 1.0 point compared to January 2013. About UnitedUnited Airlines and United Express operate an average of more than 5,300 flights a day to more...

2014-02-10 12:20:47

CHICAGO, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced plans to operate flights between its New York hub at Newark Liberty International Airport and Santiago in the Dominican Republic in the summer of 2014. The flights are subject to government approval. United plans to introduce daily service, utilizing Boeing 737-900 aircraft, leaving Newark Liberty at 9:00 a.m. and arriving in Santiago at 12:55 p.m. The return flight will depart Santiago at 1:50 p.m., arriving at...

2014-02-06 12:21:48

SEATTLE, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviation Partners Boeing (APB) announced today that it has received Supplemental Type Certification (STC) from the FAA for Split Scimitar Winglets to be installed on Boeing 737-800 aircraft. The Split Scimitar Winglet program is the culmination of a five-year design effort using the latest computational fluid dynamic technology to redefine the aerodynamics of the Blended Winglet into an all-new Split Scimitar Winglet. The unique feature of the...

2014-01-21 16:20:15

Additional service from Denver and Seattle to the airline's New York hub at Newark Liberty CHICAGO, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines, the New York area's largest airline, is helping football fans reach the end zone with increased service between its hub at Newark Liberty International Airport and Denver and Seattle for the big game. Newark Liberty is the airport most convenient to MetLife Stadium, where the Denver Broncos take on the Seattle Seahawks on Feb. 2, 2014....

2014-01-10 12:21:28

CHICAGO, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL) today announced that it is notifying holders of the $155,640,000 outstanding principal amount of its 4.50 percent Senior Limited-Subordination Convertible Notes due 2021 (the "Notes") that it has elected to effect an optional redemption of all of the outstanding Notes on Feb. 10, 2014 (the "Redemption Date"). On the Redemption Date, United Continental Holdings, Inc. (the "Company") will redeem the...