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  • United issues warning to pilots after cockpit errors

    United issues warning to pilots after cockpit errors
    United Airlines last month issued a stern and blunt bulletin to its pilots expressing concerns over safety. In the Jan. 9 bulletin, Chicago-based United reportedly called for stricter compliance with cockpit rules and procedures and cited several...
  • United to upgrade food on regional jets

     United to upgrade food on regional jets
    United Airlines on Wednesday said it is upgrading the food offerings on its regional jets for premium-cabin passengers. Chicago-based United said the new offerings, freshly prepared and served on chinaware, will begin next week for first- and business-...
  • United says it has tentative deal to outsource airport jobs

    United Airlines said Friday that it has a tentative agreement with a union to outsource about 1,150 airport jobs while sparing another 800 positions. The airline said that it plans to hire contractors to provide the work at 16 airports but will...
  • United Airlines to outsource about 80 jobs at Omaha airport

    United Airlines has decided to outsource about 80 jobs at Omaha's Eppley Airfield. Airline spokesman Luke Punzenberger said Thursday that the decision was a difficult one for United executives, who have been discussing the possibility of layoffs with the...
  • Records: Port Authority commissioners got perks at airports

    Newly released records show four commissioners at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey were allowed to bypass regular security lines and received other perks when they flew out of airports run by the agency. The Port Authority released the...
  • Phil Rosenthal's Margin Call: Expedia gets a better rate with Orbitz

    Phil Rosenthal's Margin Call: Expedia gets a better rate with Orbitz
    Expedia is confident $1.33 billion is a good price for rival Orbitz Worldwide, the Chicago-based online travel service. Must have checked Kayak first. Some argue it would have been good publicity for United Airlines to honor tickets sold too cheaply...
  • United rejects $70 trans-Atlantic tickets

     United rejects $70 trans-Atlantic tickets
    It was too good to be true. Travelers who believed they snagged first-class trans-Atlantic tickets for less than $70 are out of luck. United Airlines said this week it will cancel the tickets, blaming the deals on a software glitch. Earlier this week,...
  • FAA investigating near miss on O'Hare runway last week

    FAA investigating near miss on O'Hare runway last week
    The pilot of an American Eagle airliner taking off from O'Hare International Airport last week took evasive action to avoid hitting another plane that strayed onto the runway, the Federal Aviation Administration and a source said Sunday. The incident...
  • Quilt exhibit promotes peace, honors memory of 9/11 victim

    An Ohio native killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks is being honored in western Ohio with an exhibit that uses quilts to promote peace. The exhibit on display at Urbana University through Feb. 28 is on loan from the Dayton International...
  • Port Authority boss: We're cooperating in airport perks case

    The chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said Thursday the agency is cooperating with authorities investigating whether his predecessor received preferential treatment from United Airlines. Chairman John Degnan, at the Port...
  • 9/11 comment escalates US-Gulf airlines spat over subsidies

    U.S. airlines have been sparring for several years with fast-growing Persian Gulf rivals that seem to be poaching passengers from the Americans. Now, a CEO's comment that dragged 9/11 into the debate has escalated the fight. The three largest U.S....