| Aug 26, 2014
| 2:39 PM
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...
| 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 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....
| 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 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...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 7:15 PM
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,...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 10:17 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...
| 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 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
| 10:10 AM
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’...
| 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...