Tag: United Airlines

United Airlines announces first-quarter 2024 financial results

United Airlines (UAL) today reported first-quarter 2024 financial results. The company had a pre-tax loss of $164 million, a $92 million improvement over the same quarter last year; adjusted pre-tax loss1 of $79 million, a $187 million improvement on an adjusted basis over the same quarter last y...

Boeing's new chairman to reach out to US airline bosses to rebuild trust

Boeing’s new chairman to reach out to US airline bosses to rebuild trust

Boeing's new chairman Steve Mollenkopf is said to be taking a change in approach and will be cancelling a formal meeting that was planned with the CEOs of the manufacturer’s largest US customers. Instead, Mollenkopf will directly reach out to the airline bosses of American, Southwest, United an...

United Airlines extends seasonal service between Milano Malpensa and Chicago O’Hare

United Airlines has extended its seasonal service from Milano Malpensa Airport to Chicago O’Hare for 2024, starting almost one month earlier. Customers from Italy can benefit from more time to visit Chicago and beyond to destinations across the Americas. United is the only carrier flying bet...

United Airlines names Michelle Freyre to board of directors

United Airlines Holdings, Inc. (UAL) has announced today that Michelle Freyre is joining its Board of Directors. Freyre currently serves as President, Global Brands, Clinique and Origins, at The Estée Lauder Companies, where she is responsible for guiding the brands' overall strategic vision and...

United makes it easier for customers who use wheelchairs to book flights

United Airlines has launched a new digital tool on its app and united.com that makes it easier for customers who use wheelchairs to find flights that can best accommodate the specific dimensions of their personal mobility device. The airline also announced that eligible customers may seek a refun...

Delta ranked 'world's most valuable airline brand' six years running

Delta Air Lines ranked ‘world’s most valuable airline brand’ six years running

Delta Air Lines has earned top spot as the "world's most valuable airline brand" for the sixth consecutive year. A newly-released report by Brand Finance, a London-based brand valuation consultancy, awarded Delta first place citing a 'brand value' increase of 21 per cent to US$10.8bn. Savio D...

FAA to increase oversight on United Airlines amid safety incidents

FAA to increase oversight on United Airlines amid safety incidents

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has stated it will increase its oversight on United Airlines following a series of incidents with its aircraft over the last month. A spokesperson for the US regulator said in a statement: “Due to recent safety events, the FAA is increasing oversight of...

Boeing: United Airlines CEO reassures passengers safety is 'highest priority' amid number of mishaps

Boeing: United Airlines CEO reassures passengers safety is ‘highest priority’ amid series of mishaps

The CEO of United Airlines has attempted to reassure passengers that safety is the airline's "highest priority" after a number of "unrelated" incidents have arisen with its aircraft. Scott Kirby today published a letter to customers stating "safety is our highest priority and is at the centre of ...

Delta Air Lines CEO anticipates 737 MAX will be delayed until 2027

Delta Air Lines CEO anticipates 737 MAX 10 will be delayed until 2027

Delta CEO, Ed Bastian, has hinted he expects the delivery of the airline's Boeing 737 MAX 10 orders to be delayed to as long as 2027. It comes as Boeing continues to undergo safety and quality scrutiny by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), in light of safety concerns with the MAX 9 model....

United Airlines names Rosalind Brewer to board of directors

United Airlines Holdings, Inc. (UAL) announced today that Rosalind Brewer is joining its Board of Directors. Brewer is an influential leader with CEO experience, repeatedly recognized by Fortune and Forbes among their "Most Powerful Women in Business." Scott Kirby, United CEO said: "Roz's stra...

Airlines increase baggage fees, prompting debate

Major airlines like United Airlines, American Airlines, and JetBlue Airways have once again raised their baggage fees, with the cost now dependent on when passengers pay for the service. This move, aimed at encouraging travelers to pay for checked bags in advance, has stirred debate. Customers...

Embraer joins United Airlines ventures sustainable flight fund

Embraer today announced that the company will join the United Airlines Ventures (UAV) Sustainable Flight Fund SM, an investment vehicle focused on scaling up the supply and availability of Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) through investing in innovative startups. Launched in February 2023, the fu...

United Airlines announces full-year and fourth-quarter 2023 financial results

United Airlines (UAL) unveiled its financial performance for the fourth quarter and full year of 2023, showcasing resilience and success in the face of a challenging operating environment. The company reported full-year diluted earnings per share of $7.89 and adjusted full-year diluted earnings p...

United Expands in Houston with $2.6B Terminal Project, State-of-the-Art Baggage System, New Club and Thousands of New Jobs

Terminal B investments include expansion of 40 gates for larger aircraft, allowing for 40% more people to fly from George Bush Intercontinental Airport New United Club will be the largest in the nation and Early Bag Storage facility is only one of its kind in North America Airline expects to creat...

Accelya renews long-term NDC partnership with United Airlines

Accelya, a leading global software provider to the airline industry, today announced it has renewed its New Distribution Capability (NDC) partnership with major US carrier United Airlines. The multi-year extension reinforces Accelya’s position as the world’s leading NDC enabler and a signific...

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