| Oct 22, 2014
| 3:30 PM
For the first time in more than six years, the number of passengers at Bob Hope Airport was up more than 5% in September, with a 5.4% increase compared with the same month last year, according to the latest statistics.
In February 2008, the airfield...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 9:05 AM
United Airlines on Tuesday said Hertz will become its exclusive partner for car rentals on its booking website, united.com, and United’s elite-level fliers and credit-card holders will get bonus frequent-flier miles for booking with Hertz.
| Oct 21, 2014
| 11:09 AM
A regional jet bound for Chicago was forced to divert and make an emergency landing at DuPage County Airport on Monday night after the pilots reported problems controlling the plane and maintaining altitude, the Federal Aviation Administration said....
| Sep 15, 2014
| 4:42 PM
In hopes of cutting its staffing budget, United Airlines announced plans Monday to offer veteran flight attendants early buyout packages of up to $100,000 each.
United, which has been struggling to reconcile union contracts since its merger with...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 10:40 AM
United Airlines' parent has agreed to pay $215,000 to resolve claims that Continental discriminated against its lawful permanent resident employees by demanding they fill out extra forms, the Justice Department said on Tuesday. United Continental Holdings...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 1:22 PM
United Airlines is improving its on-time rates after a rocky start to the year, rolling out new technology in airports and planes, and ridding itself of smaller 50-seat regional jets that aren’t economical for the airline anymore, Jim Compton,...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 3:00 AM
As the passengers lined up to walk through an X-ray machine in the airport terminal, a surly security officer bellowed commands to the travelers.
"Empty your pockets," she said. "Put all your items in the bin yourself. Take your shoes off."
| Sep 26, 2014
On July 19, 1989, United Airlines Flight 232 lost power to its No. 2 two engine. The plane shook and careened starboard as a loud bang shot through the cabin. Knees buckled. Flight attendants hit the floor. Passengers prayed and tightened their seatbelts....
| Sep 16, 2014
| 2:45 PM
The decision about whether to recline one's airline seat has been a flier's most vexing question since tempers turned hot over that issue around Labor Day. Here are some simple truths about the ethics, and future, of leaning back at 38,000 feet....
| Oct 6, 2014
| 11:36 AM
As health officials continue to monitor passengers who flew on two planes with an Ebola-infected flier, a flight attendants union has urged its members to be extra cautious handling bodily fluids.
The Assn. of Flight Attendants warned its 60,000 members...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 10:28 AM
United Airlines announced the appointment of Linda Jojo to the post of executive vice president and chief information officer.
Jojo, who will report to Jeff Smisek, United’s chairman, president and CEO, previously was an executive vice president...