United Airlines raising checked-bag fees, joining JetBlue United Airlines, which is following the lead of JetBlue Airways, said travelers will be able to avoid the increase if they prepay for bags in advance.
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No more Biscoff cookies: United Airlines subs in Oreo Thins as complimentary snack United Airlines announced they will serve Oreo Thins on all mainline and United Express flights as an on-board snack, replacing Biscoff cookies.
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Passenger describes flight 'with suspected coronavirus case'
Andy West, a passenger on United Airlines flight 901 from San Francisco to Heathrow, was told there was a "suspected case of coronavirus on board". In an interview with ITV Meridian, he said the..
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First coronavirus cases hit UK as evacuees arrive
Two patients from the same family in England have tested positive for coronavirus, the first such cases in Britain, England's chief medical officer said on Friday. Francesca Lynagh reports.
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How The Coronavirus Could Make The Airline Industry Sick
United Airlines said Tuesday it was canceling a total of 24 flights to and from China. The news comes as the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak leads to plummeting demand. The coronavirus originated last..
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Wall Street pulls back on virus outbreak worries
Wall Street fell Tuesday as a viral outbreak from China found its way to U.S. shores and the International Monetary Fund lowered its global economic growth forecast. Fred Katayama reports.
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Week ahead on Wall Street: Davos, earnings
Investors next week will get their cues from headlines from the Davos economic summit and earnings from the likes of Netflix and Comcast. Fred Katayama reports.
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U.S. airlines extend China flight cancelations into late April United Airlines said late on Wednesday it will extend cancelations of all U.S. flights to China through late April due to the coronavirus epidemic. Reuters - Published 2 weeks ago
Coronavirus outbreak: United, American suspend flights to and from Hong Kong United and American on Tuesday suspended their flights to Hong Kong as U.S. carriers continue to manage the impact of the coronavirus outbreak.
USATODAY.com - Published 3 weeks ago United Airlines suspending U.S.-bound mainland China flights a day earlier United Airlines said on Monday it will move up its temporary suspension of U.S.-bound flights from mainland China by one day to Tuesday. Reuters - Published 3 weeks ago
American pilots union sues to stop China flights amid coronavirus outbreak; United extends cuts The union representing American Airlines' pilots sued Thursday to stop the carrier from flying to China amid the coronavirus outbreak.
USATODAY.com - Published on January 30, 2020
United becomes first US airline to cancel some China flights amid coronavirus travel warnings United Airlines said Tuesday it would suspend 24 flights between the U.S. and China amid growing concern about the coronavirus outbreak.
USATODAY.com - Published on January 28, 2020
United pushes 737 Max return until fall, leaving it short on planes for summer travel rush The Boeing 737 Max grounding will likely impact the summer travel season for the second year in a row. Recertification isn't expected until mid-year.
USATODAY.com - Published on January 22, 2020 United Airlines flight makes emergency landing in Newark due to engine problem United Airlines says a flight heading to Los Angeles ad to return to Newark to make an emergency landing Wednesday night because of an engine issue.
USATODAY.com - Published on January 16, 2020
United pilots re-elect union chairman in big year for contract talks United Airlines Holdings Inc pilots on Tuesday re-elected Todd Insler as chairman of the United chapter of the Air Line Pilots Association for a term that will include contract negotiations and.. Reuters - Published on January 14, 2020
USA TODAY's top 10 Travel stories of 2019: Hurricane, scorpion on plane, jetway births From the scorpion aboard a United Airlines flight to the baby born on an American Airlines jetway, these were the stories readers clicked on in 2019.
USATODAY.com - Published on December 31, 2019
United Airlines: What looks like 'flames' in video were sparks coming out of plane engine A United flight en route to Chicago had to divert to Albuquerque after a "mechanical issue with one of its engines."
USATODAY.com - Published on December 16, 2019
Passenger has a nasty surprise on United Airlines flight: A scorpion stung her A passenger on a United Airlines flight from San Francisco (SFO) to Atlanta (ATL) had a nasty surprise: A scorpion sting.
USATODAY.com - Published on December 7, 2019 United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz to step down in May, will be replaced by president Scott Kirby Oscar Munoz joined United Airlines in 2015 and suffered a heart attack shortly after. Scott Kirby joined United in 2016 from rival American.
USATODAY.com - Published on December 5, 2019
Southwest, American, United: No Boeing 737 Max flights until March even if plane returns sooner The Boeing 737 Max has been grounded since March following two fatal crashes. Boeing has said it hopes to have the plane recertified by December.
USATODAY.com - Published on November 15, 2019 No more 'Sorry there's no room for your carry on': United adding bigger overhead bins United is bulking up the size of its overhead bins on most of its fleet to fit more bags. On the workhorse 737-900, that means 65 extra bags.
USATODAY.com - Published on October 25, 2019
United Airlines says in talks with Apple on San Francisco airport upgrade United Airlines is in early discussions with Apple Inc about upgrading the U.S. carrier's terminal at San Francisco International airport, United's Chief Digital Officer Linda Jojo told journalists on.. Reuters - Published on October 25, 2019 United Airlines cancels Boeing 737 MAX flights until January 6 United Airlines Holdings Inc said on Friday it is extending cancellations of Boeing 737 MAX flights until Jan. 6, as regulators continue to extensively review proposed software changes to the grounded.. Reuters - Published on October 11, 2019
'Bring on the bathroom humor': United passenger got stuck in the bathroom mid-flight Visiting the bathroom mid-flight is hardly a pleasant experience — but getting stuck in there is a whole other kind of ordeal.
USATODAY.com - Published on September 26, 2019 United Airlines flight diverted after woman gets stuck in bathroom Washington, D.C.-to-San Francisco flight lands in Denver, where she was freed by firefighters and a mechanic and was OK outside of being embarrassed CBS News - Published on September 26, 2019
'One of those days': United Airlines CEO details dealing with his flight being diverted Everyone knows it's a pain to have their flight diverted — even United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz.
USATODAY.com - Published on September 25, 2019 No, you can't move into that empty extra legroom seat on your flight. They cost extra American, Delta and United sell economy seats with extra legroom and other perks. Passengers who don't pay aren't allowed to move there if seats are open.
USATODAY.com - Published on September 18, 2019
United Airlines gives young adults a 10% discount on flights United Airlines is putting on a promotion through Dec. 31: Young adults can get up to a 10% price cut on their ticket.
USATODAY.com - Published on September 10, 2019 United extends Boeing 737 Max cancellations into December The Boeing 737 Max cancellations have been extended, once again.
USATODAY.com - Published on August 30, 2019
United adding four international routes, including first flights to Nice, France, and Palermo, Italy United will start serving Nice, France; Palermo, Italy; and Curacao. The airline is also adding Chicago-Zurich flights.
USATODAY.com - Published on August 22, 2019 United after pilot arrests: No drinking 12 hours before work, longer than FAA requires United Airlines now requires pilots not to drink 12 hours before reporting to work. The FAA minimum is eight hours.
USATODAY.com - Published on August 13, 2019
United Airlines passenger accused of placing camera in first-class bathroom The FBI has accused a man of placing a camera in the first-class bathroom of a United Airlines flight earlier this year from San Diego to Houston.
USATODAY.com - Published on August 12, 2019 Flight attendant arrested after passenger alerts United: She 'appears to be quite drunk' A flight attendant on an Air Wisconsin flight operated by United Express was was charged with public intoxication after a flight from Chicago.
USATODAY.com - Published on August 9, 2019
United Airlines pilot charged after failing alcohol test in Scotland United pilot Glendon Gulliver, 61, was charged after failing a breathalyzer test Saturday. His co-pilot was released without charges on Tuesday.
USATODAY.com - Published on August 7, 2019 United pilots held in Scotland on suspicion of intoxication, flight to Newark canceled Scottish police detained two United pilots suspected of being intoxicated before their flight from Glasgow to Newark, New Jersey, on Saturday.
USATODAY.com - Published on August 5, 2019
'Bachelorette' to the skies! United Airlines offers Tyler C. a free trip to see Hannah United Airlines, no doubt sensing a surefire marketing win, offered to fly Hannah Brown and Tyler Cameron to see each other. But then it backfired.
USATODAY.com - Published on August 1, 2019 Check your reservation: American joins United in extending Boeing 737 Max cancellations into November American Airlines and United have removed the Boeing 737 Max from their schedules through early November.
USATODAY.com - Published on July 14, 2019
United Airlines to cancel over 8,000 flights due to grounding of Boeing 737 Max planes United is expected to cancel over 8,000 flights through October after having to ground its Boeing 737 Max planes.
USATODAY.com - Published on July 12, 2019 United apologizes after mother says unaccompanied minor put on wrong international flight A 14-year-old traveling from North Carolina to Sweden was put on the wrong flight headed to Germany, his mother said.
USATODAY.com - Published on July 1, 2019
United to offer cult-favorite stroopwafel and other snack choices on all domestic flights Stroopwafel fans, you're in luck!
USATODAY.com - Published on July 1, 2019 Emergency landing by United flight briefly closes Newark Airport A United Airlines flight made an emergency landing and blew out two tires at New Jersey's Newark Airport on Saturday, causing the airport briefly to suspend flights, officials said. Reuters - Published on June 29, 2019
Newark airport resumes flights after United plane makes emergency landing The plane's two left main tires blew when landing and it experienced other structural damage CBS News - Published on June 29, 2019 Flying United in August? Check your reservation for new 737 Max cancellations The airline has removed the Max 9 from its schedule through Sept. 3, a move that will cancel 60 flights a day.
USATODAY.com - Published on June 26, 2019
Booking fall travel or holiday flights? Here's how to find out if it's on a Boeing 737 Max Southwest, American, United and Alaska airlines are all selling flights scheduled on the Max for post-Labor Day travel.
USATODAY.com - Published on June 24, 2019 United Airlines suspends Newark-Mumbai flights over Iran airspace concerns United Airlines said it had suspended flights from Newark to Mumbai following a safety review after Iran shot down a high-altitude U.S. surveillance drone. Reuters - Published on June 21, 2019
United Airlines passengers discover their trans-Atlantic flight is crawling with ants A passenger on a Monday United flight from Venice, Italy to Newark, New Jersey, said she and other travelers discovered ants on the plane.
USATODAY.com - Published on June 17, 2019 A United pilot paid for a stranded college student's flight: 'There are no words' A United Airlines pilot helped a stranded college student from Hawaii by paying for her flight back to school after her plane was diverted.
USATODAY.com - Published on June 17, 2019
Tires blow on United jet during Newark airport landing, no injuries Tires on a United Airlines jet blew out as it landed at New Jersey's Newark airport on Saturday, causing flight delays but injuring none of the 166 passengers on board, officials said. Reuters - Published on June 15, 2019 United Airlines plane skids off runway at Newark Airport; flights halted Flights were halted for two hours at Newark Airport on Saturday after a United Airlines flight from Denver skidded off the runway.
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Flights resume at Newark after United plane skids off runway, no injuries Flights were briefly halted at New Jersey's Newark airport on Saturday after a plane skidded off a runway while landing, but no one was hurt, federal officials said. Reuters - Published on June 15, 2019 Also reported by • NYTimes.com Thousands of airline food workers to vote on strike threat Union behind 11,000 caterers who service flights for American, Delta and United airlines is threatening job walkouts CBS News - Published on June 14, 2019
Hate the hassle of paying bag fees at the airport? American (finally) plans to offer prepay option American plans to let travelers pay for bags before they get to the airport beginning this fall. United, Delta and discount airlines already do.
USATODAY.com - Published on June 13, 2019 United Airlines ConnectionSaver helps travelers United Airlines launched ConnectionSaver at two of the airline's busiest hubs and plans to expand to other airports in the future.
USATODAY.com - Published on June 12, 2019
United Airlines will now hold planes for connecting flyers – thanks to new tool United Airlines is introducing ConnectionSaver, a new tool that identifies departing flights that can be held for connecting customers.
USATODAY.com - Published on June 11, 2019 United Airlines, USC agree to modify LA Coliseum naming deal United Airlines and the University of Southern California have reached a new naming rights agreement for Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum to resolve criticism that putting a corporate name on the stadium.. USATODAY.com - Published on June 7, 2019