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  • United Airlines to upgrade food and drink options

    United Airlines to upgrade food and drink options
    Chicago-based United Airlines on Thursday said it will upgrade food and beverage choices for front-of-the-plane passengers in what the airline calls "an extensive overhaul" of its onboard dining. Changes include new salads, sandwiches and wraps for...
  • Air passengers prefer their own gadgets over seat-back options: Study

    Air passengers prefer their own gadgets over seat-back options: Study
    Airline passengers generally like the idea of ditching seat-back onboard video screens and instead wirelessly streaming movies and TV shows to their own portable devices, such as laptops and iPads, according to a new study. But passengers also expect...
  • United, TripAdvisor, Starbucks add Uber booking to their mobile apps

    United, TripAdvisor, Starbucks add Uber booking to their mobile apps
    Despite its regulatory woes, Uber is extending its reach in the smartphone world big-time. United Airlines, TripAdvisor, OpenTable, Starbucks, Hyatt Hotels & Resorts and other companies announced Wednesday that they were adding the on-demand car service...
  • United Airlines introduces DIY bag-tagging at O'Hare

    United Airlines introduces DIY bag-tagging at O'Hare
    United Airlines on Friday quietly rolled out self-service bag-tagging at Chicago O'Hare airport. In the tradition of pumping your own gas and bagging your own groceries, Chicago-based United will offer self-tagging with an eye toward speeding the...
  • Gay Games in an anti-gay state a sign of improvement

    By Connie Schultz, Creators Syndicate Ten years after Ohio voters passed one of the worst anti-gay laws in the country, a downtown arena in Cleveland welcomed 10,000 athletes, fans and corporate sponsors to kick off the weeklong 2014 Gay Games. Yes,...
  • Flying with someone? You may have to pay extra to sit together

    Flying with someone? You may have to pay extra to sit together
    When David Masunaga flew on United Airlines from Honolulu to Paris recently, a passenger traveling with his young son asked if he wouldn't mind switching seats. As is often the case these days, the father and child couldn't get seat assignments together,...
  • Airline gripe? Make it work -- or at least make it count

    Airline gripe? Make it work -- or at least make it count
    In case you were wondering how big airlines respond to complaints personally and specifically, consider a United Airlines message actually sent to a dissatisfied customer. The letter, widely circulating online, literally, starts out this way: "Thank...
  • Want to sit together on the flight? Here are tips on getting the seats

    Want to sit together on the flight? Here are tips on getting the seats
    When David Masunaga flew on United Airlines from Honolulu to Paris recently, a passenger traveling with his young son asked if Masunaga would switch seats. As is often the case these days, the father and child couldn't get seat assignments together, and...
  • US airlines increase their profits without ballooning their fleets

    Over the next few years, American Airlines Inc. will increase the size of its Boeing 777-200 fleet by 17 percent, or nearly 2,000 seats. It will do so without adding a single airplane. Fort Worth, Texas-based American is removing the first-class cabin,...
  • United Airlines tweaks bonus standards to rely less on on-time rankings

    United Airlines tweaks bonus standards to rely less on on-time rankings
    At United Airlines, you don’t necessarily have to be the early bird to get the worm. You only need to be somewhat punctual. Workers at Chicago-based United Airlines will get bonuses for hitting its monthly on-time rate goal in July, but only...
  • Last recording studios standing in Chicago

    Last recording studios standing in Chicago
    The array of activities is familiar to Chicago Recording Co. general manager Chris Shepard as he walks from floor to floor, studio to studio one late morning: a young rock band loading into the large Studio 4; an assistant engineer assembling a cable-...