All United Airlines articles – Page 9

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    United cancels Max into September

    2020-02-14T19:48:00Z

    United Airlines has taken the Boeing 737 Max out of its summer peak schedule as the beleaguered aircraft’s path to return to revenue service remains unclear.

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    United president encouraged by Boeing NMA ‘blank sheet’

    2020-02-06T01:24:00Z

    United Airlines president Scott Kirby is encouraged that Boeing will go back to the drawing board for its proposed New Mid-market Airplane (NMA) widebody aircraft even as it remains mired in the grounding of 737 Max aircraft. “We are encouraged that Boeing is taking a blank sheet on ...

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    United 777, Virgin Australia ATR in Sydney airprox incident

    2020-01-30T02:05:00Z

    The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) is investigating a loss of separation incident near Sydney Airport, involving a United Airlines Boeing 777-300ER and a Virgin Australia ATR 72. The incident took place on 22 January afternoon. During its initial climb, the United widebody, registered N2333U, turned right, resulting in ...

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    United commits to EPS target with or without Max

    2020-01-23T01:49:00Z

    United Airlines focused its 22 January fourth-quarter 2019 financial results call with analysts on the earnings metric itself, with president and soon-to-be chief executive Scott Kirby saying “that is the key metric” given the uncertainty surrounding the return to service of the Boeing 737 Max. “We want to ...

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    United says it does not expect to fly 737 Max this summer

    2020-01-22T18:21:00Z

    United Airlines is not planning for the Boeing 737 Max’s return to service this summer, making it the first airline to announce it will operate without the aircraft during a second peak travel season.

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    United records $90m impairment on Hong Kong routes

    2020-01-08T05:57:00Z

    United Airlines will record a special non-cash impairment on its Hong Kong routes owing to a fall in demand. The Chicago-based airline will take a $90 million impairment on its routes to the Asian city, which are pledged under its $1.5 billion 2017 term loan, due to lower ...

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    Rising costs may threaten US majors’ profit margins in 2020

    2019-12-31T13:43:00Z

    Consumer confidence in the US economy and a declining unemployment rate drove demand for air travel in 2019. That was good news for the four major US carriers, but for three of them there was the question of whether they would have the aircraft to meet that rising demand.

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    United links San Francisco and Dublin from June 2020

    2019-12-18T18:22:00Z

    United Airlines will add a daily San Francisco-Dublin flight beginning next summer, joining Aer Lingus on a route linking tech centers on opposite sides of the Atlantic Ocean.

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    Boeing NMA future doubted after United orders 50 Airbus A321XLRs

    2019-12-10T16:13:00Z

    The future of Boeing’s proposed New Mid-market Airplane (NMA) seems more uncertain than ever thanks to United Airlines’ recent order for Airbus’s competing A321XLR. But it might still be a go.

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    Pilots union throws support behind United’s CEO-designate Kirby

    2019-12-06T21:30:00Z

    The decision by United Airlines to name Scott Kirby as its next chief executive has been firmly endorsed by United’s pilot union, which views the change as a sign that United will continue its aggressive expansion.

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    United’s Airbus XLR order spawns visions of a different NMA

    2019-12-05T18:30:00Z

    United Airlines has served notice to its US competitors, and to Boeing, that it will not put its middle-of-the-market ambitions on hold.

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    United Airlines president Kirby to take over as chief executive

    2019-12-05T14:11:00Z

    United Airlines’ president Scott Kirby will take over the chief executive role in May 2020, at which point current incumbent Oscar Munoz will become executive chairman of the US carrier’s board.

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    United Airlines protests PAL Express and PAL codeshare

    2019-11-18T23:09:00Z

    United Airlines has protested plans for a PAL Express codeshare with Philippine Airlines on scheduled flights between Manila and Guam, according to a document published by the US Department of Transportation on 18 November.

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    ​United scrubs 737 Max flying from schedules until early March

    2019-11-15T17:00:00Z

    United Airlines has joined American Airlines and Southwest Airlines in removing the 737 Max from its schedules until early March 2020, a change aligning US carriers expectations even as Boeing projects the aircraft will be flying before year end.

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    United offers to rebook Max passengers

    2019-11-07T18:22:47Z

    ​United Airlines will offer alternative flights to any passengers uncomfortable with flying on the Boeing 737 Max once the narrowbody returns to the skies.

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    Copa chief says three-way JV behind schedule

    2019-10-27T17:13:27Z

    ​The paperwork for anti-trust immunity for a joint venture between United Airlines, Panama's Copa Airlines and Colombia's Avianca will likely not be filed with regulators until next year, thus pushing back a potential start for the project to 2021 at the earliest, Copa's chief executive Pedro Heilbron said at the ...

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    Air Canada cancels 737 Max flights until middle of February

    2019-10-16T23:41:04Z

    ​Air Canada on 16 October became the latest airline to extend the removal of the Boeing 737 Max aircraft from its winter schedule, as an increasing number of carriers expect the jet will not be approved to return to service until early 2020.

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    ANALYSIS: Singapore Airlines continues to dominate US flights

    2019-10-08T03:49:18Z

    Singapore Airlines (SIA) is the current title holder of the world’s longest flight – the 19h Singapore-Newark – which has helped it reach near-monopoly status on the Singapore-USA market.

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    Delta calls for trade deal between the US and European Union

    2019-10-04T22:36:53Z

    ​Delta Air Lines is calling on the US government and the European Union to negotiate a trade settlement that could raise the cost of Delta's Airbus aircraft by 10%.

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    US airline stocks rally after oil panic plunge

    2019-09-17T18:40:00Z

    US airline stocks mostly recovered on 17 September after falling on news of attacks on two major oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, which is expected to disrupt oil supply.