United Airlines left passengers on tarmac for 6 hours

United Airlines left passengers on tarmac for 6 hours
Republic Airlines, the operator of United Express 4934, is being questioned about why it kept one of its planes on the tarmac for six hours this past week with dwindling food and water, "foul" smells, and rising tempers, when there appeared to be an …
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United Airlines first-quarter profit tops expectations
The Chicago-based airline earned $ 508 million last quarter. Excluding special items, it earned $ 582 million, or $ 1.52 per diluted share, compared to analysts' average estimate of $ 1.44 per diluted share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. (Reporting …
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Memphis International airlines investing in larger aircraft

Memphis International airlines investing in larger aircraft
Frontier is upgrading its plane for flights to Denver, moving from a 138-seat aircraft to a 168-seat plane, beginning in June. United will replace its 50-seat regional jets with 70-seat Bombardier CRJ700 jets for flights to Denver beginning in May …
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The Airline Industry Posts a Giddy First Quarter
In a letter to several administration officials last week, Delta, United and American said they were disappointed that the government had not immediately frozen new flights from Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways, and said their rivals were “rushing …
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United flight to Hong Kong turns back to Guam airport
A United Airlines flight to Hong Kong turned back to the island about 40 minutes after takeoff yesterday evening. Rolenda Faasuamalie, spokeswoman for the A.B. Won Pat Guam International Airport Authority, said an indication light alerted pilots to a …
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Don't Believe Everything You Read: Lower Fuel Prices Aren't Why U.S. Airlines

Don't Believe Everything You Read: Lower Fuel Prices Aren't Why U.S. Airlines
And it had a significant impact on the profits earned by American, United, Delta and Southwest airlines in what historically has been the toughest quarter of the year for airlines – one in which they historically have reported huge losses. But the pull …
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United Airlines growing its relationship with Goose Island Beer Co.
United Airlines (NYSE: UAL) is adding a second Goose Island brew to its inflight beverage menu. Starting this month, the Chicago-based carrier will begin offering Goose IPA on flights worldwide. Over time, Goose IPA will replace Goose Island's 312 …
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United now flying its Dreamliners to six continents
United Airlines is now flying Boeing 787 Dreamliners to every continent except Antarctica . United added Dreamliner service to its sixth continent earlier this week, putting the 787-8 model of the aircraft onto its route between Houston Bush …
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United Airlines-SIU Career Day is Saturday
Lofgren is a 1994 aviation management and flight graduate and former member of the Flying Salukis. He will serve as first officer when United Airlines flight 2072 touches down on Saturday, April 25, bringing approximately 120 high school students to …
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Flights of hypocrisy

Flights of hypocrisy
Delta, American and United Airlines, the carriers that sponsored the investigation, are shocked—shocked—to find that government aid is being provided to the aviation industry. But by pointing out the motes in the eyes of rivals, they draw attention …
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Drop In Energy Sector Demand Cuts United Airlines' Corporate Revenue
United Airlines' revenue from corporate customers during the first quarter of 2015 declined 1 percent year over year due to reduced demand from the energy sector, and the carrier is reducing capacity in energy-centric markets as a response. Revenue …
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Md. family claims airline made them sit in vomit on flight
Totally disgusting! I would rather be a little inconvenienced if I was on that flight then to have to smell vomit all the way from Orlando, FL to DC! I agree with Gloria I would definitely sue United Airlines! God only knows what kindvojf diseases were …
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Man proposes to United Airlines flight attendant girlfriend

Man proposes to United Airlines flight attendant girlfriend
United Airlines' friendly skies just got a little friendlier, now didn't they? Sunday night during United Flight 207 from Los Angeles to Chicago, Keith Doubleday surprised his girlfriend of six years, flight attendant Karen Houk, with a wedding …
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United Airlines-SIU Career Day is Saturday
Lofgren is a 1994 aviation management and flight graduate and former member of the Flying Salukis. He will serve as first officer when United Airlines flight 2072 touches down on Saturday, April 25, bringing approximately 120 high school students to …
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Team 10 gets results for military wife after United Airlines refused military
Vilenia Leopold said a United Airlines representative walked her through the steps to get the military leisure discount, but when she went to book the tickets, the system wouldn't allow her. "I tried with five different credit cards. When I called …
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United Airlines' 'Purple Plane' is on a Mission For Healthy Babies
CHICAGO, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — United Airlines today welcomed a new Boeing 737-900ER aircraft to its fleet, and while it is not the first of the next generation Boeing planes the company will take delivery of this year, it is the first to …
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United Airlines adding perks for Denver-Tokyo fliers

United Airlines adding perks for Denver-Tokyo fliers
Taking the nonstop from Denver International Airport to Tokyo? Starting June 1, the beer and wine are on United Airlines. DIA's largest carrier announced Wednesday that it will upgrade food and drink benefits for economy-class passengers on a number of …
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United Airlines Moving Tech-Ops Data, Considering New Systems
MIAMI—United Airlines is doing “dress rehearsals” for migrating its technical-operations data into the Sceptre IT system, according to Mark Miner, United's managing director for technical operations applications integration. This big project is one of …
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Share “United Airlines will cut 84 jobs in…”
The cuts affect United airport operations staff at Will Rogers, which will be handled by an outside contractor. The cuts will affect 34 United customer service workers and and 40 ramp workers at Will Rogers, according to a layoff notice the company …
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Family of 20-month-old paralyzed boy needs United Airlines help traveling with
CASTLE PINES, Colo. – **Story updated with United Airlines waiving carry on fees and granting mom gate access**. A little boy who's mostly paralyzed at 20 months old is about to take a cross-country trip to find someone who can help diagnose his condition.
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United Airlines CEO Writes Letter Expressing Solidarity With Lufthansa In Wake
United Airlines CEO Jeff Smisek said in a letter to Lufthansa on Thursday that United stands in solidarity with the parent airline of Germanwings, which suffered a devastating crash in the French Alps that killed all 150 on board in March, USA Today …
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