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  • ADM opens its Chicago headquarters

    ADM opens its Chicago headquarters
    Archer Daniels Midland Co. officially became a Chicago-based company this week as the agribusiness giant opened its global headquarters and customer center in downtown Chicago. However, the location of a new ADM technology center and 100 additional...
  • United Airlines turning a corner with time and improved technology

    United Airlines turning a corner with time and improved technology
    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,...
  • The recline of civilization

    The recline of civilization
    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....
  • 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 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...
  • United Airlines to outsource more than 630 airport jobs

    
United Airlines to outsource more than 630 airport jobs
    United Airlines said on Monday it plans to outsource more than 630 union jobs at 12 U.S. airports in a cost-saving move. Affected positions include ticket and gate agents and baggage handlers at U.S. airports, including Salt Lake City; Charlotte,...
  • FAA halts all U.S. flights to Tel Aviv airport for 24 hours

    FAA halts all U.S. flights to Tel Aviv airport for 24 hours
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Airline on-time rates fall

    Airline on-time rates fall
    U.S. airlines posted worse on-time rates in May and Chicago airports ranked dead last for on-time departures. U.S. airlines were on time 76.9 percent of the time, according to data released Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Transportation. That’...
  • 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...