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  • United hopes humor will hook you into watching new safety video

    United hopes humor will hook you into watching new safety video
    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...
  • United joins Delta, US Airways in halting flights to Israel

    United joins Delta, US Airways in halting flights to Israel
    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...
  • United starts mobile passport scanning for international flight check-in

    United starts mobile passport scanning for international flight check-in
    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...
  • Canceled flights to Israel slow Pikesville father trying to reach wounded son

    Canceled flights to Israel slow Pikesville father trying to reach wounded son
    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. "I...
  • ADM buys ingredients company Wild Flavors for about $3 billion

    ADM buys ingredients company Wild Flavors for about $3 billion
    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...
  • The crash of American Airlines Flight 191 near O'Hare

    The crash of American Airlines Flight 191 near O'Hare
    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...
  • United Airlines to outsource some airport jobs, add others

    United Airlines to outsource some airport jobs, add others
    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...
  • United Airlines parent says 2Q unit revenue better than expected

    United Airlines parent says 2Q unit revenue better than expected
    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...
  • United Airlines flight diverted to remote Pacific island of Midway

    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...
  • Plane forced to land when evacuation slide opens mid-flight

    Plane forced to land when evacuation slide opens mid-flight
    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...
  • United expects charges tied to grounded regional planes

     United expects charges tied to grounded regional planes
    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...