United Airlines

United Airlines, Inc. (commonly referred to simply as "United") is an American major airline headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. United is a wholly owned subsidiary of United Continental Holdings following a $3 billion merger in 2010. The airline was previously owned, at one point in its history, by The Boeing Company, one of the world's largest aircraft manufacturers. Since its merger with Continental Airlines, the company boasts more revenue passenger miles than any airline in the world.United operates out of 10 (Cleveland ends June 2014) airline hubs in the continental United States, Guam, and Japan.
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  • United Airlines Gets Millions of Gov’t $$$ – Aviation Whistleblower Post

    … they get from the Air Force to maintain C-117 cargo planes. Several years ago, United Airlines paid out millions to settle a charge relating to defective jet engine maintenance. On April 5th, a federal judge in South Carolina heard arguments about another aviation whistleblower claim regarding faulty maintenance and jet engine inspection. Is United…

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  • Forbes

    … throwing around his case when changing planes in Chicago. After a year of processing his claim, United denied to pay anything. Dave Carroll launched this video in response. As of today, it has over 17 million views. Here is a video of Dave talking about Flight #3411. Takeaway: Companies who fail to learn from past mistakes are destined to repeat them. The post Forbes appeared first on Mahany Law. …

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  • International Business Times

    …United Airlines Dragging Passenger Off Plane Was Illegal, Says Lawyer – Here’s Why by Juliana Rose Pignataro | Link to original source (96K) Not only did United Airlines make millions of enemies when it forcibly removed a passenger from a Louisville-bound flight, it also acted illegally, according to attorney Brian Mahany of Wisconsin-based…

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  • United Airlines Deep Dark Secret

    … offered a choice. The much more sinister story involves defrauding the federal government, using unsafe aircraft parts and fudging inspection records. We first wrote about this story last November. At that time a federal judge dismissed a federal whistleblower lawsuit filed by a former United aircraft technician, David Grant. In 2015, Grant sued…

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  • Can You Be Removed from an Overbooked Flight?

    … The video of Dr. David Dao being dragged down the aisle of United Airlines flight is still fresh in everyone’s mind. If you haven’t seen it by now, you are one of the few. The videos have gone viral on YouTube and have been viewed millions of times. Probably worse than the incident itself is United Airlines ham-fisted “apology.” CEO Oscar Munoz…

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  • Whistleblower: United Airlines Does Shoddy Maintenance Work

    … Last year, a former aviation maintenance technician for United Airlines filed a federal whistleblower lawsuit against the company and accused the airline of shoddy aircraft maintenance. Last week a federal judge in Charleston, South Carolina tossed the suit but said he would give the whistleblower thirty days to file a new complaint with better…

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  • Regional Carrier Republic Airways Files for Bankruptcy Protection

    … protection. As is usually the case, there are several reasons behind the filing. Republic is mainly composed of smaller planes that are utilized by some of the larger companies such as Delta, American Airlines, United Airlines, and US Airways. Although it offers around 1,000 flights a day, the decision had to be made due to several bad quarters. The filing…

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  • The Limits of the Foreign Income Exclusion

    … Land: Seamen and Airline Workers In the past, airline workers flying international routes and seamen considered the pay received for services performed at sea or in the air as foreign earned income and filed their taxes accordingly. In a recent, groundbreaking court ruling, a United Airlines flight attendant who was a US taxpayer and lived in Hong…

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