| Jan 20, 2015
| 1:15 PM
It's a big week for the C-level suites at U.S. airlines as Chicago-based United Airlines and other major domestic carriers are expected to announce strong profits on the wings of lower fuel prices and strong demand from U.S. passengers.
| Jan 14, 2015
| 4:51 AM
United Airlines is considering cutting up to 2,000 jobs nationwide at 28 airports, including Norfolk and Richmond, and hiring a contractor to do the work.
The airline needs to make sure its costs are competitive, and so it is considering outsourcing...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 2:26 PM
CHICAGO — United Airlines, which is considering outsourcing up to 2,000 airport jobs, now says that after talking with union leaders it will bring back other jobs that had been turned over to contractors.
In a letter to employees Wednesday, Senior...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 10:53 AM
Southwest Airlines shot up the leaderboard for on-time rates in November, continuing a trend for the carrier and its largest airport for departures, Chicago's Midway Airport, according to data released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Transportation....
| Jan 12, 2015
| 7:30 AM
Question: On Dec. 26, my 11-year-old great-nephew, CJ, boarded a United Airlines flight from LAX to Denver and then on to Durango, Colo. He was traveling with his 15-year-old cousin and 13-year-old sister to spend a long weekend with his grandfather,...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Chicago-based United Airlines could face a fine of more than $300,000 for allegedly operating a jet without a washer on the axle of a landing gear wheel.
Boeing, the maker of the aircraft in question, and United maintenance manuals warn that the wheel...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 3:06 PM
Thirteen flight attendants filed a whistle-blower complaint against United Airlines on Wednesday, alleging that they were fired in retaliation for refusing to fly after discovering drawings on the aircraft's tail that they found menacing.
On July 14,...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 3:20 PM
Chicago-based United Airlines was the least profitable airline in North America over the past year, although it ranked middle of the pack worldwide and its stock price soared in 2014.
A ranking of 67 airlines worldwide by Airline Weekly released Monday...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 4:33 PM
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The attention really should be focused on federal judge John Darrah, who is presiding over the case that will decide the fate of the proposed lakefront location for the Lucas...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Stocks of U.S. airlines partied on New Year's Eve, many capping off a soaring 2014 on the wings of lower fuel prices and strong domestic demand.
It's a dramatic turnaround for U.S. carriers that racked up $58 billion in losses from 2001 to 2009 before...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 9:25 AM
About half of fliers would be OK with pets traveling in airplane cabins, rather than being stowed as cargo, according to a recent survey.
Asked whether nonservice animals should be allowed to travel in airplane cabins, 52 percent said yes, according...