| Nov 17, 2014
| 12:48 PM
United Airlines has boosted the amount of money frequent fliers are required to spend to achieve premier flying status in 2016.
To reach that level, customers will have to travel 25,000 miles or 30 segments in 2015, the same requirement as in 2014, but...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 10:23 AM
United Airlines said Wednesday it will add Wi-Fi Internet access and personal-device entertainment to more than 200 of its larger United Express regional jets by next summer, allowing passengers to stream video to their own computers, tablets and...
| 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...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 9:00 AM
A 45-minute flight from San Diego to Los Angeles can get pretty pricey—about $350 for one-way economy seats on American Airlines.
But an unusual travel site can get you there for about $200 less. The catch is you must book a flight from San...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 11:27 AM
Chicago-based United Airlines will add a nonstop flight from Chicago to Dublin for next summer.
The Chicago-Dublin service will operate seasonally from June 4 through Aug. 17.
Flight 152 will depart O'Hare International Airport daily at 6:05 p.m.,...
| Nov 20, 2014
United Airlines-Western Air Express DC-3 aircraft over Hoover Dam....
| Sep 27, 2014
| 7:09 AM
The Naperville man accused of setting fire to an FAA radar center Friday recently learned he was being transferred to Hawaii after eight years at the agency's Aurora facility, according to court records.
Brian Howard, 36, remains hospitalized with self-...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 2:46 PM
Chicago-based United Continental Holdings, parent of United Airlines, on Thursday said it doubled earnings to book its highest quarterly profit on the strength of higher revenue and lower costs.
Meanwhile, American Airlines, now merged with US Airways,...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 8:30 AM
United Airlines announced plans Friday to expand its Pacific footprint next week by adding four new routes, though none will originate from its hub at O'Hare International Airport.
Chicago-based United said it will begin nonstop service six days a...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 12:09 PM
American Airlines on Tuesday announced a merged frequent-flier program for US Airways customers and its own and will combine loyalty accounts next year, part of its ongoing integration after the December merger to create the world's largest airline.
| Oct 29, 2014
| 3:01 PM
A published report said United Airlines is redesigning its airplane seats with a holder for passengers' tablet computers to be used as a seatback screen for video entertainment, but an airline spokeswoman told the Tribune that the report overstates a plan...