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.
Posts about United Airlines
  • Forbes

    …Five Lessons From United Airlines About Handling A Customer Experience Gone Bad by Stan Phelps | Link to original source (88K) Unless you live under a rock, you are most likely aware of United Airlines most recent misstep. A passenger who had boarded a plane was involuntarily bumped, asked to leave his seat and then was forcibly removed. Refer…

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  • United Airlines Deep Dark Secret

    … was dismissed on technical grounds in November of 2016. Grant’s lawsuit was filed in North Carolina. Unfortunately, that is one of several states where whistleblowers must have actual examples of misconduct. Although Grant worked at United Airlines for 28 years and witnessed fraud on a daily basis, he couldn’t point to a specific incident…

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  • Can You Be Removed from an Overbooked Flight?

    …. Although she didn’t resist, police in Montgomery, Alabama arrested her anyway. Her refusal to give up a seat provides valuable lessons for today’s airline passengers. Fast forward to 2017 and the advent of cell phone cameras. No airline wants a public relations nightmare. United Airline’s stock dropped by almost $1 billion as a result of the bad…

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  • Whistleblower: United Airlines Does Shoddy Maintenance Work

    … an airline would have technicians at an air force base, United has a multimillion dollar contract with the Air Force to help inspect, service and maintain large C-17 cargo planes. Called the “Globemaster,” C-17s can carry 171,000 lbs. of cargo and over 35,000 gallons of fuel. Although the Air Force has its own mechanics, it also contracts with Boeing…

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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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