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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Melissa Bean, Midwest chairman, JPMorgan Chase

    Melissa Bean, Midwest chairman, JPMorgan Chase
    JPMorgan Chase, Chicago’s biggest bank, said it has hired former U.S. Rep. Melissa Bean as chair of its Midwest business, replacing former United Airlines CEO Glenn Tilton. Bean’s duties will include recruiting employees in the region,...
  • United Airlines to serve Goose Island's 312 Urban Wheat

    United Airlines to serve Goose Island's 312 Urban Wheat
    United Airlines will soon debut a hometown brew: Goose Island’s 312 Urban Wheat Ale is coming to the Chicago-based airline’s worldwide flights and its U.S. airport clubs on July 1. The beer will cost $8 in coach and will be free for...
  • 'Scariest flight of all time': Emergency chute opens inside plane

    'Scariest flight of all time': Emergency chute opens inside plane
    Passengers of a United Airlines flight that was diverted to Kansas after an emergency slide inflated 38,000 feet in the air described a panicked scene inside the cabin as crew members rushed to contain the problem. Flight 1463 left O’Hare...
  • 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...