Stories tagged: united airlines
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 30, 2019, 7:15 p.m.
United again delays the earliest possible return of its grounded Boeing 737 jets
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 28, 2019, noon
United Airlines is changing its frequent flyer plan so that miles accrued don’t expire in a member’s lifetime.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
United Airlines tightens alcohol-drinking rules for pilots after two were arrested before a flight in Scotland.
Fri., July 12, 2019, 11:43 a.m.
United Airlines expects to cancel more than 8,000 flights through October because of the grounding of its Boeing 737 Max planes.
UPDATED: Fri., May 24, 2019, 6:25 p.m.
United Airlines is canceling another month’s worth of flights with Boeing 737 Max planes that were grounded after two deadly accidents. United said Friday it has removed the Max from …
Wed., April 17, 2019, 5:35 p.m.
United Airlines is trimming its ambitious growth plan for 2019 because of the grounding of its 14 Boeing 737 MAX jets.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 11, 2019, 9:55 p.m.
A United Airlines jet that took off Friday morning from Spokane struck a bird and then faced visibility problems at the airport that prompted the pilots to divert to Seattle, …
UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018, 6:21 p.m.
United Airlines is bowing to demands from high-altitude fans of tomato juice after creating a social-media outcry by removing the beverage from its on-board menu.
UPDATED: Fri., March 23, 2018, 4:04 p.m.
A passenger who was bumped off a full flight has scored the maximum prize – a $10,000 travel voucher.
UPDATED: Tue., March 20, 2018, 7:14 p.m.
United Airlines is suspending its pet-shipping business after mishaps that included a dog winding up in Japan instead of Kansas.
UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018, 3:04 p.m.
A dog that United Airlines mistakenly flew to Japan is back with its family in Kansas.
Wed., March 14, 2018, 1:47 p.m.
United Airlines says it’s investigating after mistakenly flying a Kansas family’s dog to Japan.
Tue., March 13, 2018, 3:37 p.m.
A dog died on a United Airlines plane after a flight attendant ordered its owner to put the animal in the plane’s overhead bin.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 24, 2018, 6:09 p.m.
The National Rifle Association, and now the state of Florida, faced a growing backlash Saturday as companies cut ties to the gun industry following the latest school massacre, and student …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, 4:18 p.m.
A coalition of airlines including Alaska, JetBlue, United and Southwest is suing Washington state over its new sick leave law, saying the measure will increase costs and delays for travelers.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 3:57 p.m.
United Airlines wants to see more paperwork before passengers fly with emotional-support animals – and don’t even try to bring a peacock on board.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 5, 2018, 3:12 p.m.
A United Airlines flight from Chicago to Hong Kong was diverted to Alaska after a passenger was accused of soiling two lavatories and trying to flush his shirt down a …
Mon., Dec. 25, 2017, 1:06 p.m.
United Airlines has apologized and given a $500 travel voucher to a passenger who accused the airline of giving her first-class seat to U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, a Houston …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 22, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
Insurers for American Airlines, United Airlines and other aviation defendants have agreed to pay $95 million to settle claims that security lapses led planes to be hijacked in the Sept. …
UPDATED: Fri., July 14, 2017, 8:51 p.m.
Every day, tens of thousands of U.S. airline passengers settle into their seats, lower the window shades and reach up to twist the air vents without the benefit of something …
Thu., June 8, 2017, 6:54 p.m.
United Airlines on Thursday kicked off its first new flights to San Francisco and Chicago
Tue., June 6, 2017, 6:44 p.m.
A classical musician has accused a United Airlines supervisor of barring her from boarding a plane with her centuries-old violin, sparking a scuffle that caused her to miss her flight …
Fri., June 2, 2017, 12:58 p.m.
Five new nonstop flights between Spokane International Airport and cities across the country take off this summer, beginning Sunday when Southwest Airlines launches daily service to San Diego. The seasonal …
Wed., May 24, 2017, 1:39 p.m.
The CEO of United Airlines assured shareholders Wednesday that the company is doing all it can to be more customer-friendly since video surfaced of a passenger being violently ejected from …
UPDATED: Fri., April 28, 2017, 6:24 p.m.
On Thursday, United and the victimized passenger, Dr. David Dao, settled their dispute out of court. But the repercussions have been much wider, triggering modified overbooking policies and even elimination …
Fri., April 28, 2017, 8:03 a.m.
The head of security at Chicago’s airports has been fired, just weeks after a passenger was dragged from a United Airlines plane by security officers at O’Hare International Airport.
Thu., April 27, 2017, 11:42 a.m.
United Airlines says it will raise the limit – to $10,000 – on payments to customers who give up seats on oversold flights and will increase training for employees as …
Tue., April 25, 2017, 8:44 a.m.
The Chicago Department of Aviation is defending the officers in the infamous United Airlines video, saying they used “minimal but necessary force” when they dragged a passenger off a flight.
Mon., April 24, 2017, 8:13 a.m.
A lawyer for the Kentucky doctor who was dragged from a United Express flight says it’s too late for the airline’s CEO to apologize face-to-face and that his client intends …
UPDATED: Sat., April 22, 2017, 9:54 p.m.
American Airlines said it grounded a flight attendant who got into a verbal confrontation with a passenger after taking a baby stroller away from another passenger on a Friday flight …