United Airlines is planning to buy 25 new Boeing 737-700 aircraft in addition to the previously announced order of 40 737-700s. United will take delivery of the aircraft beginning at the end of 2017.
A pair of hedge funds that own a 7.1 percent stake in United Continental Holdings want to nominate six director candidates for election to the Board of Directors at the Company’s 2016 Annual Meeting of Shareholders.
Travelers are suing the nation’s four major airlines, claiming they are “conspiring to keep ticket prices high in the face of falling fuel prices.”
JetBlue Airways topped the American Customer Satisfaction Index, beating a slew of discount and mainline carriers.
Starting this spring, United Airlines will give free beer and wine United Economy customers on long-haul international flights.
United Airlines today announced that members of its MileagePlus program will earn award miles based on their ticket price rather than distance flow. The change, which takes effect next year, mirrors a change Delta Air Lines made to its frequent flier program earlier this year.
ATLANTA — Even if the federal government lifts a ban on in-flight cell phone calls, Delta Air Lines will not allow passengers to make such calls, its CEO said on Wednesday. “Our customer research and direct feedback tell us that our frequent flyers believe voice calls in the cabin would…
United Airlines today said it will recall nearly 600 pilots currently on furlough to address the airline’s future staffing needs. No United pilots will remain on furlough following the recall, according to the airline. “We look forward to welcoming back our co-workers as we complete work to integrate all of…
U.S. lawmakers are pressing for the swift adoption of new pilot training standards in the United States and across the globe. The push for uniform standards follows Saturday’s Asiana jetliner crash in San Francisco and a 2009 commuter plane disaster in Buffalo, New York.
While commercial air travel in the United States is relatively safe, Saturday’s crash is a stark reminder that air travel is not perfect. Here is a look at fatal airline crashes in the United States over the past two decades: — Asiana Airlines Flight 214, July 6, 2013: Two people…