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  • Airlines expected to report soaring profits

    Airlines expected to report soaring profits
    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. However, that'...
  • United Airlines could cut jobs at Norfolk, Richmond airports

    United Airlines could cut jobs at Norfolk, Richmond airports
    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...
  • United Airlines says it will 'insource' airport jobs too

    United Airlines says it will 'insource' airport jobs too
    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...
  • Southwest continues to improve on-time rates

    Southwest continues to improve on-time rates
    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....
  • Unfortunate last-minute lesson in United's rules on kids flying solo

    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,...
  • United could be fined $300,000 for missing washer on 1 wheel

     United could be fined $300,000 for missing washer on 1 wheel
    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...
  • Scrawl found on United jet, attendants fired when they refuse to fly

    Scrawl found on United jet, attendants fired when they refuse to fly
    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,...
  • United's 2014 profit lagged all U.S. airlines, even as stock soared

     United's 2014 profit lagged all U.S. airlines, even as stock soared
    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...
  • The ones to watch in Chicago business, 2015

    The ones to watch in Chicago business, 2015
    George Lucas and Mellody Hobson Filmmaker and Ariel Investments president 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...
  • Airline stocks soared in 2014

    Airline stocks soared in 2014
    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...
  • Survey: 52 percent of fliers welcome pet cabin mate

    Survey: 52 percent of fliers welcome pet cabin mate
    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...