Saturday September 22, 2018

United Airlines bucks trend on unit revenues, reports good growth

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American Airlines cancels about 60 D/FW flights as Nemo disrupts airline traffic to and from the northeastern United States

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Chicago transit agency accuses United, American Airlines of evading sales taxes of fuel

The Regional Transportation Authority, which provides Chicago-area transit, said Monday it has filed a lawsuit accusing United Airlines of operating a “sham office” in a Chicago suburb to evade sales taxes on fuel. The RTA accused American Airlines of the same offense, but didn’t file a lawsuit against that carrier – yet – because American […]

No. 8 on our top 10 stories of 2012: United Airlines introduces the Dreamliner to U.S. fleets

The Boeing 787, a long time coming, entered service in United Airlines colors on Nov. 4, the first 787 to be operated by a U.S. carrier. The airplane promises lower maintenance and operating costs, both by advances in technology and extensive use of carbon-fiber surfaces that makes it lighter to comparable all-metal airplanes. And it […]

How a US Airways-American Airlines merger would stack up against United and Delta

Category AMR US Airways Combined Delta United Operating revenues $23,979 $13,055 $37,034 $35,115 $37,110 Operating profit -$1,054 $426 -$628 $1,975 $1,822 Net income -$1,979 $71 -$1,908 $769 $840 Traffic 126,444 72,603 199,047 168,282 181,763 Capacity 154,254 60,779 215,034 203,450 219,437 Employees 80,697 32,257 112,954 82,181 87,440 Operating revenues, operating profit and net income in millions […]

American Eagle to do United Express ground handling at nine airports

American Eagle, which stated in its bankruptcy business plan that it wants to expand its ground-handling business, announced Thursday that it will perform ground handling for United Express at nine airport. Including in that group are four airports to which American Eagle doesn’t currently fly – Dallas Love Field, Del Rio, Beaumont/Port Arthur and Binghamton, […]

Engineers vote against union representation at United Airlines, Continental Airlines

The National Mediation Board said Monday that engineers and related employees at United Airlines and Continental Airlines voted against being represented by the International Federation of Professional & Technical Engineers. In a vote count released Monday, 163 voted against representation and 136 voted in favor of representation by the International Federation of Professional & Technical […]

Delta goes way up, United goes way down in July on-time numbers

Delta Air Lines improved its on-time number by 10 percentage points in July, while United Airlines saw a 10-point drop compared to July 2010. As a result, Delta jumped nine places, from 15th to sixth, while United dropped 10 places from third to to 13th in the U.S. Department of Transportation rankings for the month. […]

Delta goes way up, United goes way down in July on-time numbers

Delta Air Lines improved its on-time number by 10 percentage points in July, while United Airlines saw a 10-point drop compared to July 2010. As a result, Delta jumped nine places, from 15th to sixth, while United dropped 10 places from third to to 13th in the U.S. Department of Transportation rankings for the month. […]

United Continental, US Airways and Alaska are profitable, but less so than last year

The three major carriers that released earnings Thursday all reported profits, unlike American Airlines’ parent AMR on Wednesday. But all said fuel was affecting their results. Just like AMR, which lost $286 million in the three months ended June 30, United Continental Holdings, Alaska Air Group and US Airways Group all saw their fuel bills […]