| Jul 31, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Chicago-based United Airlines is rolling out a new inflight safety video aimed at getting passengers’ attention back on course.
Because the attention of airline passengers is often diverted to their smartphones, tablet computers and e-readers...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 9:54 AM
Chicago-based United Airlines is following rivals Delta and U.S. Airways in suspending flights to Tel Aviv until further notice.
“We are working with government officials to ensure the safety of our customers and our employees, and will continue...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 3:21 PM
Chicago-based United Airlines on Wednesday introduced to its mobile app the ability to check in for international flights by scanning their passport with a mobile device.
The app uses the mobile device’s camera to capture a traveler’s...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Jeffrey Low, the father of a Baltimore-born Israeli soldier who was wounded in Gaza over the weekend, was flying to Tel Aviv on Tuesday to see his son when the news came: Ben Gurion Airport was under attack, and his flight was diverting to Paris.
| Jul 7, 2014
| 11:18 AM
Agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland, which will soon be based in Chicago, said Monday it will buy Swiss-German natural ingredient company Wild Flavors for $3 billion, a move aimed at diversifying the company and helping brands appeal to consumers...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 5:55 AM
As an American Airlines DC-10 jet roared into the sky over O'Hare International Airport on this Friday afternoon, its left engine fell off. Flight 191, bound for Los Angeles at the beginning of the Memorial Day weekend, rolled over in the air and...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 10:27 AM
In a money-saving move, United Airlines says it will outsource the jobs of 637 workers at 12 airports across the country, including El Paso, Albuquerque and Salt Lake City.
But the Chicago-based airline said it was adding 409 workers to its payroll...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 2:05 PM
United Continental Holdings on Wednesday said an important revenue measure rose more than expected in the second quarter because of better results in the United States and Asia.
The airline carrier said in an investor update that consolidated unit...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 1:06 PM
A United Airlines flight carrying 348 people from Honolulu to Guam was diverted to the tiny Pacific island of Midway because of a “mechanical issue,” the airline said Saturday.
An electrical odor filled the Boeing 777 aircraft and the...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 6:17 AM
A United Airlines jet with 101 people on board was forced to land when the plane's evacuation slide opened mid-flight, according to KAKE.
Officials are still trying to determine how and why the slide at the back of the cabin deployed. No one was hurt...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 7:22 AM
United Airlines said on Thursday it plans to take charges of $169 million in the second quarter tied to the grounding of regional aircraft, headcount reductions and other items.
United Continental Holdings Inc, formed in the 2010 merger of UAL Corp and...