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  • United Airlines caught in political scrum over in-flight TV channel

    United Airlines caught in political scrum over in-flight TV channel
    Chicago-based United Airlines has been caught in a political crossfire in recent days over a politically conservative news station that was the default channel on flights that offer DirecTV service. The airline said it had not chosen the default channel...
  • United's quarterly profit misses estimate in otherwise strong 2014

    United's quarterly profit misses estimate in otherwise strong 2014
    Chicago-based United Continental Holdings said Thursday it earned $28 million in the fourth quarter, falling short of Wall Street estimates. Chicago-based United Continental Holdings, parent of United Airlines, on Thursday said it earned $28 million in...
  • Orlando tourist files lawsuit against United Airlines over ticket prices

    Orlando tourist files lawsuit against United Airlines over ticket prices
    An Illinois man has filed a class action lawsuit against United Airlines, Inc. because he thinks he was overcharged on ticket prices for a March 2014 flight to Orlando. In the suit Scott Coulier, of Peoria County, Ill., claims he purchased three one-way...
  • United Airlines could cut jobs at Norfolk, Richmond airports

    United Airlines could cut jobs at Norfolk, Richmond airports
    United Airlines is considering cutting up to 2,000 jobs nationwide at 28 airports, including Norfolk and Richmond, and hiring a contractor to do the work. The airline needs to make sure its costs are competitive, and so it is considering outsourcing...
  • United Airlines says it will 'insource' airport jobs too

    United Airlines says it will 'insource' airport jobs too
    CHICAGO — United Airlines, which is considering outsourcing up to 2,000 airport jobs, now says that after talking with union leaders it will bring back other jobs that had been turned over to contractors. In a letter to employees Wednesday, Senior...
  • Southwest continues to improve on-time rates

    Southwest continues to improve on-time rates
    Southwest Airlines shot up the leaderboard for on-time rates in November, continuing a trend for the carrier and its largest airport for departures, Chicago's Midway Airport, according to data released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Transportation....
  • Unfortunate last-minute lesson in United's rules on kids flying solo

    Question: On Dec. 26, my 11-year-old great-nephew, CJ, boarded a United Airlines flight from LAX to Denver and then on to Durango, Colo. He was traveling with his 15-year-old cousin and 13-year-old sister to spend a long weekend with his grandfather,...
  • United could be fined $300,000 for missing washer on 1 wheel

     United could be fined $300,000 for missing washer on 1 wheel
    Chicago-based United Airlines could face a fine of more than $300,000 for allegedly operating a jet without a washer on the axle of a landing gear wheel. Boeing, the maker of the aircraft in question, and United maintenance manuals warn that the wheel...
  • Scrawl found on United jet, attendants fired when they refuse to fly

    Scrawl found on United jet, attendants fired when they refuse to fly
    Thirteen flight attendants filed a whistle-blower complaint against United Airlines on Wednesday, alleging that they were fired in retaliation for refusing to fly after discovering drawings on the aircraft's tail that they found menacing. On July 14,...
  • United's 2014 profit lagged all U.S. airlines, even as stock soared

     United's 2014 profit lagged all U.S. airlines, even as stock soared
    Chicago-based United Airlines was the least profitable airline in North America over the past year, although it ranked middle of the pack worldwide and its stock price soared in 2014. A ranking of 67 airlines worldwide by Airline Weekly released Monday...
  • The ones to watch in Chicago business, 2015

    The ones to watch in Chicago business, 2015
    George Lucas and Mellody Hobson Filmmaker and Ariel Investments president The attention really should be focused on federal judge John Darrah, who is presiding over the case that will decide the fate of the proposed lakefront location for the Lucas...