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  • October 25, 2016

    $162 million expansion project will add approximately 200,000 square feet for widebody aircraft hangar capacity and maintenance support services, create 200 new jobs

    United Airlines, in partnership with the City of Houston and the Houston Airport System, will break ground today on the airline's new United Technical Operations Center (UTOC) at George Bush...

  • October 20, 2016

    The airline starts multi-year sponsorship of Chase Center and increases sponsorship of Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco

    Today, United Airlines, GSW Arena LLC, and the Golden State Warriors announce a new multi-year relationship, naming the carrier the official airline for the Warriors and a Founding Partner for...

  • October 19, 2016

    Company Names Kate Gebo Senior Vice President of Customer Service Delivery

    United Airlines today announced a new team, integrating all customer-facing functions in the company, to focus on improving the travel experience. Kate Gebo will lead this new organization as...

  • October 17, 2016

    Diluted EPS of $3.01; $3.11 excluding special items

    United Airlines (UAL) today announced its third-quarter 2016 financial results. UAL reported third-quarter net income of $965 million, diluted earnings per share of $3.01, pre-tax earnings of $1.5...

  • October 11, 2016

    United Airlines (UAL) today reported September 2016 operational results. UAL's September 2016 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles) increased 3.9 percent and consolidated capacity...

  • October 07, 2016

    The airline will also match up to $100,000 of customer donations

    United Airlines is partnering with leading disaster relief organizations, including the American Red Cross, Americares, Airlink and OperationUSA to help support families and individuals affected...

  • October 07, 2016

    United Airlines will hold an analyst conference call to discuss third-quarter 2016 financial results on Tuesday, October 18, at 9:30 a.m. CT/10:30 a.m. ET. A live, listen-only webcast of the...

  • September 20, 2016

    Gold medal winners to enjoy MileagePlus Premier Gold status

    United Airlines, the official airline of the U.S. Olympic Committee for 35 years, is recognizing the extraordinary achievements of the U.S. Paralympic Team athletes by awarding "Gold for Gold."...

  • September 15, 2016

    United Airlines celebrates its 25th anniversary in Puerto Rico by announcing more flights and larger aircraft between San Juan and New York/Newark

    United Airlines (UAL) and DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist within Deutsche Post DHL Group, today announced several significant growth and expansion initiatives in Puerto...

  • September 09, 2016

    Company will hold an Investor Day on Nov. 15, 2016

    United Airlines (UAL) today reported August 2016 operational results. UAL's August 2016 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles) increased 0.6 percent and consolidated capacity (available...

  • September 02, 2016

    United Airlines continued its stretch of record-breaking operational performance by achieving its best on-time results for a summer travel season in company history. Beginning June 1 through Aug....

  • September 01, 2016

    Book your flight to Havana from New York/Newark and Houston today

    The countdown to Cuba is officially underway at United Airlines after the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) awarded the company final approval to launch service to Havana from two of its...

  • August 29, 2016

    Former American Airlines president brings three decades of innovative leadership and airline experience

    United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL) today announced that Scott Kirby has been named president of United Airlines. In this newly created role, Kirby will assume responsibility for United's...

  • August 18, 2016

    Andrew Levy Named Chief Financial Officer; Julia Haywood Named Chief Commercial Officer

    United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL) today announced the addition of two key members to the company's executive leadership team with the appointment of Andrew Levy as executive vice president...

  • August 12, 2016

    United and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) announced jointly today that they have reached an agreement in principle for a joint contract covering the company's approximately 9,000...

  • August 12, 2016

    CHICAGO, Aug. 12, 2016 – The flight attendants at United Airlines, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today ratified a contract covering 25,000 flight attendants....

  • August 08, 2016

    United Airlines (UAL) today reported July 2016 operational results. UAL's July 2016 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles) increased 1.2 percent and consolidated capacity (available seat...

  • July 20, 2016

    United Airlines and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today announced plans to further modernize the airport security experience at several of the airline's largest hubs, marking...

  • July 19, 2016

    Best quarterly on-time performance in company history

    United Airlines (UAL) today reported its second-quarter 2016 financial results. Including special items, UAL reported second-quarter net income of $588 million, earnings per share of $1.78 per...

  • July 19, 2016

    United Continental Holdings (NYSE: UAL) announced today that Edward "Ted" Philip is joining its Board of Directors. Philip brings to United nearly three decades of leadership across the...

  • July 14, 2016

    United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL) reported today that it has reached a resolution in the form of a Non-Prosecution Agreement with the United States Attorney's Office for the District...

  • July 13, 2016

    Company named one of the "Best Places to Work" for 2016 by the American Association of People with Disabilities and the U.S. Business Leadership Network

    United Airlines achieved the top score of 100 percent on the 2016 Disability Equality Index (DEI), a prominent benchmarking metric that rates U.S. companies on their disability inclusion policies...

  • July 13, 2016

    New route is United's 5th city in mainland China and 14th Asia/Pacific route from San Francisco

    Today's departure of United's inaugural nonstop flight from San Francisco to Hangzhou, China, marks the airline's fifth city in mainland China and its 14th destination in the Asia/Pacific region...

  • July 12, 2016

    Special Charges to be recorded for Second Quarter 2016

    United Airlines will hold an analyst conference call to discuss second-quarter 2016 financial results on Wednesday, July 20, at 9:30 a.m. CT/10:30 a.m. ET. A live, listen-only webcast of the...

  • July 11, 2016

    United Airlines (UAL) today reported June 2016 operational results. UAL's June 2016 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles) increased 1.4 percent and consolidated capacity (available seat...

  • July 07, 2016

    U.S. Department of Transportation awards United flights to Havana from its global gateways in New York/Newark and Houston

    This fall, United Airlines customers will have a historic opportunity to board one of the first commercial flights to Havana, Cuba in more than a half century. On Thursday, the U.S. Department of...

  • July 05, 2016

    Record-breaking holiday operational results build upon best six-month stretch of on-time performance in airline's five-year combined history

    United Airlines reached another significant milestone in the company's ongoing commitment to providing customers with on-time and reliable service, achieving a company-best for percentage of...

  • July 01, 2016

    San Francisco's newest eco-friendly route launches with navigational, operational enhancements to reduce emissions

    Beginning today, traveling between the West Coast and the South Pacific just got easier as United Airlines launches new nonstop service between its premier Pacific gateway at San Francisco...

  • June 30, 2016

    Beginning July 1, all United flights offer complimentary illy signature dark roast coffee

    Starting Friday, July 1, customers aboard United Airlines flights around the world can experience illy, the premium coffee roaster known for its consistent and unparalleled quality in over 140...

  • June 24, 2016

    United and the Association of Flight Attendants announced today that they have reached an agreement on terms of a joint contract that would bring the airline's more than 25,000 flight attendants...

  • June 23, 2016

    Destination: Team USA profiles journey of Team USA hopefuls in first U.S. airline-commissioned feature film to premiere today onboard United flight

    For thousands of U.S. Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls, the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games represent the pinnacle of athletic achievement and the culmination of a lifetime of hard work and...

  • June 21, 2016

    Wish kid, Chidinma flies to Rome on United's 10,000th donated ticket to Make-A-Wish® through airline's MileagePlus Charity Miles program

    Chidinma, a 14-year-old Make-A-Wish recipient, has longed to tour Europe's most famous cities for as long as she can remember. On Tuesday, amidst the cheers and applause of a crowd of United...

  • June 21, 2016

    Expected to drive $3.1 billion in incremental value by 2018;

    As United Airlines continues its efforts to create the world's greatest airline, the company is hosting a call for investors today to provide an update on initiatives the company is implementing...

  • June 08, 2016

    United Airlines (UAL) today reported May 2016 operational results. UAL's May 2016 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles) decreased 1.2 percent and consolidated capacity (available seat...

  • June 02, 2016

    All-new, sleep-focused, front-cabin service launches Dec. 1 on intercontinental flights

    With the aspiration of making weary business travel a relic of the past, United Airlines today unveiled its all-new United Polaris business class, the airline's most significant product...

  • June 01, 2016

    Company will host live webcast on June 21

    United Airlines will hold a conference call to provide an update on earnings initiatives underway. The call will take place on Tuesday, June 21, at 9:00 a.m. CDT and a live, listen-only webcast of...

  • June 01, 2016

    United Airlines begins longest scheduled flight operated by any U.S. carrier and longest scheduled Boeing Dreamliner Flight in the World

    United Airlines today launches the only nonstop flights between the United States and Singapore, using the world's most advanced passenger airplane, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, to operate the...

  • May 25, 2016

    United Airlines Welcomes More Summer Travel Options to Europe with Return to Athens; Adds New Routes to Barcelona and Lisbon

    The 2016 summer travel season officially kicks off today as United launches three new seasonal European flights from its East Coast hubs. Starting today, United will offer daily nonstop service...

  • May 19, 2016

    Live audio webcast available at ir.united.com

    United Airlines (NYSE: UAL) will present at the Wolfe Research 9th Annual Global Transportation Conference on Wednesday, May 25. The presentation will begin at 9:00 a.m. EDT. The live audio...

  • May 11, 2016

    Award-winning design firm Rockwell Group will transform the dining and retail space in United's terminals

  • May 09, 2016

    United Airlines (UAL) today reported April 2016 operational results. UAL's April 2016 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles) decreased 1.9 percent and consolidated capacity (available seat...

  • May 09, 2016

    Airline offers capital-to-capital service to nearly 40 airports worldwide - set to launch new trans-Atlantic routes for summer 2016

    In May 1986, United Airlines commenced hub operations at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) with 58 departures serving 24 destinations. Today, the airline celebrates three decades of...

  • May 06, 2016

    Seasonal Boeing 787 service between San Francisco and Xi'an, China, begins Sunday, May 8

    United Airlines continues to expand the number of cities it serves in interior China with the launch of new nonstop flights to Xi'an on Sunday, May 8. The flights from United's Asia-Pacific gateway in

  • April 21, 2016

    United Airlines today applied to the U.S. Department of Transportation for authority to continue to provide daily nonstop service from the airline's trans-Pacific gateway in San Francisco to...

  • April 21, 2016

    United will provide up to three million bonus miles to customers who contribute to designated relief organizations, United's previous campaigns have raised millions of dollars for disaster relief

    United Airlines is teaming up with leading disaster relief organizations to provide aid to those impacted by the recent earthquakes in Japan and Ecuador, and the flooding in Houston. Beginning...

  • April 20, 2016

    Mainline on-time arrival improvement of 14 points year-over-year; best quarterly on-time performance since the merger

    United Airlines (UAL) today reported its first-quarter 2016 financial results. Excluding special items, UAL reported first-quarter net income of $435 million, earnings per share of $1.23 per...

  • April 20, 2016

    Edward L. Shapiro and Barney Harford Join Board in Settlement Agreement; Mutually Agreed Additional Director to Join Board Within Six Months

    Robert A. Milton To Become Non-Executive Chairman of the Board CHICAGO, April 20, 2016 – United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL) today announced additional changes to its Board and a...

  • April 16, 2016

    United and the International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers (IAM) announced today that the company's nearly 30,000 IAM-represented employees have voted overwhelmingly to ratify...

  • April 14, 2016

    Company will announce first-quarter financial results after market close on April 20

    United Airlines will issue its first-quarter financial results and second-quarter investor update after market close on Wednesday, April 20. The company will hold a conference call to discuss...

  • April 08, 2016

    United Airlines (UAL) today reported March 2016 operational results. UAL's March 2016 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles) decreased 1.5 percent and consolidated capacity (available seat...

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