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Sep 17, 2014, 08:00 ET
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United Airlines to Add 50 E175 Aircraft to United Express Fleet

 United Airlines today announced the company will amend its existing agreement with regional carrier Shuttle America, to add 50 E175 aircraft....

Sep 16, 2014, 14:00 ET
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United Airlines Maintenance Instructors Ratify New Joint Labor Agreement

 United today announced that the company's 48 maintenance instructors, represented by the International Association of Machinists &...

Sep 16, 2014, 12:40 ET
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United Airlines Completes Rollout of Tarmac Transfer Service to All U.S. Hubs

United Airlines today launched its Mercedes-Benz tarmac transportation service at Denver International Airport, offering chauffeured convenience at...

Sep 16, 2014, 08:00 ET
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United Continental Holdings, Inc. Announces Put Option Notification for 6.0% Convertible Senior Notes Due 2029

United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL) (the "Company" or "UAL") today announced that it is notifying holders of the $58,291,000 outstanding...

Sep 15, 2014, 16:01 ET
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United Airlines and the Association of Flight Attendants to offer enhanced early out program for Flight Attendants

United Airlines and the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA) today announced that United will offer its Flight Attendants an Enhanced Early Out...

Sep 09, 2014, 15:30 ET
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United Airlines to Present at the Morgan Stanley 2nd Annual Laguna Conference

United Airlines (NYSE: UAL) will present at the Morgan Stanley 2nd Annual Laguna Conference on Tuesday, Sept. 16. The presentation will begin...

Sep 09, 2014, 09:15 ET
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United Airlines Delivering More than 11,000 Teddy Bears to Children in Need Worldwide

 United Airlines' custom-designed GUND teddy bear, "Ben Flyin," is making new friends today, National Teddy Bear Day, at MD Anderson Children's...

Sep 08, 2014, 17:15 ET
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United Reports August 2014 Operational Performance

 United Airlines (UAL) today reported August 2014 operational results. UAL's August 2014 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles)...

Sep 04, 2014, 13:00 ET
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United Airlines Releases Annual Corporate Responsibility Report

United Airlines has released its annual Corporate Responsibility Report highlighting the company's work to operate a socially, environmentally and...

Sep 04, 2014, 08:15 ET
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United Airlines Takes Delivery of First 787-9 Aircraft in North America

United Airlines has become the first North American carrier to take delivery of the Boeing 787-9, a stretched version of the Dreamliner that...

Sep 03, 2014, 09:45 ET
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United Airlines Launches Campaign to Help Provide One Million Meals During Feeding America's Hunger Action Month™

 During Feeding America's Hunger Action Month™, which takes place every September, United Airlines and its customers will help provide...

Sep 02, 2014, 11:39 ET
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United Airlines Launches Three-Day Bonus Miles Promotion for MileagePlus Members

 United Airlines today launched a three-day promotion offering MileagePlus members a bonus of up to 100 percent on award miles purchased...

Aug 21, 2014, 10:01 ET
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United Airlines Makes Significant New Investment in In-flight Food and Beverage Service

 United Airlines today unveiled new, improved lunch, dinner and beverage choices for domestic first-class customers, offering travelers...

Aug 20, 2014, 09:16 ET
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United Airlines the First Airline to offer Uber Service via Mobile App

 United Airlines today became the first airline to offer customers Uber transportation services via its mobile app, further enabling travelers...

Aug 13, 2014, 10:00 ET
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United Airlines Scholarship Fund Awards More Than $1 Million to Employees and Their Families

United Airlines is helping reduce the costs of a college education for hundreds of deserving students this fall. The United Airlines Scholarship...

Aug 12, 2014, 10:45 ET
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United Rewards Employees with Cash Bonus for July Performance

 United Airlines today announced that it is rewarding all eligible employees with a cash bonus for exceeding the airline's on-time arrival and...

Aug 07, 2014, 16:20 ET
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United Reports July 2014 Operational Performance

 United Airlines (UAL) today reported July 2014 operational results. UAL's July 2014 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles) increased...

Aug 06, 2014, 13:30 ET
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United Airlines Launches Mobile App Passport Scanning

 United Airlines today became the first U.S. airline to offer customers the ability to scan their passports to check in for international...

Jul 24, 2014, 07:30 ET
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United Announces Second-Quarter 2014 Profit

 United Airlines (UAL) today reported second-quarter 2014 net income of $919 million, an increase of 51 percent year-over-year, or $2.34 per...

Jul 22, 2014, 10:08 ET
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United Airlines' Cargo Customers Can Now Offset Entire Carbon Footprint

United Airlines today announced the launch of CarbonChoice(SM), a new business tool for corporate cargo customers to easily track and offset the...