United Airlines

United Pilots Welcome New Boeing 787s And Say 'Let Us Fly the New Embraer 175s'

United Airlines says it will buy four new Boeing 787-9s and 25 new Embraer E-175s.<p>United pilots say they want to fly all 29 aircraft, not just the Dreamliners.<p>“United pilots always welcome additional wide-body aircraft to our fleet,” the United chapter of the Air Line Pilots Association said Monday …

Aviation

Woman's refusal to check luggage at Indy Airport causes more than 4 hour flight delay

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — It was a frustrating evening for passengers of flight 3708 when a woman on board refused to check a suitcase that was too large …

Flying

Expert advice on what to do if your luggage is lost

Lost luggage is one of the more frustrating and unfortunate pitfalls of travelling, with countless flyers being separated from their personal belongings each and every year. Often though, it’s not a lost cause, so it pays to be informed before taking a trip. With that in mind, a new report has been …

Travel

Jet fuel spike sends 2Q profit lower at United Airlines

Rising fuel prices are cutting into profit at United Airlines, although strong travel demand is helping the airline cope by pushing travelers' prices …

Business

United Airlines: Couldn't Have Asked For More

It is well understood that the airline business has been facing a few challenges, with higher fuel costs leading the list of most meaningful …

Business

Passenger numbers at Hollywood Burbank up; may reach 5 million by end of year

Hollywood Burbank Airport may reach the five-million passenger mark at the end of this year if traveling trends continue on an upward path.<p>Nerissa Sugars, the airport’s manager of air service development, told members of the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority during a meeting on Monday …

Flying

United Airlines Hikes Outlook; Q2 Earnings, Sales Top Estimates

<b>United Airlines</b> (UAL) on Tuesday raised its profit outlook for this year, even as higher fuel costs siphon away airline profits, and the carrier's …

Business

United flight attendants to earn $100 per credit card sold

Crews will push cards onboard to a captive audience<p>Starting in September, United Airlines passengers will be hearing a new sales pitch from the carrier’s flight crews, who will try to sign up flyers for credit cards.<p>That’s according to the travel news website Skift, which said it saw an internal …

Credit Cards

Petition to investigate Maritza Castillo, a Nicaraguan living in South FL, as a possible unregistered foreign agent | We the People: Your Voice in Our Government

How Petitions Work<p>Create a Petition<p>Call on the White House to take action on the issue that matters to you.<p>Gather Signatures<p>Share your petition with …

Administrative Law

Country star Ricky Skaggs helps & prays with passengers at the airport

<b>"I wanted my friends to see what a person who follows Jesus looks like.... So I took a few pics of it." - Dennis Parker on Ricky Skaggs</b><p>The soon-to-be …

San Francisco

Travel Alert July 2018: Tornado Near New York City; Rough Weather in Northeastern United States

If you are traveling to, from or through — or live within — the northeastern United States right now at the time when this article was written, know …

Weather

Business News Roundup, July 18

Charles Schwab<p>San Francisco brokerage firm Charles Schwab reported revenue of $2.49 billion and profit of $866 million (60 cents per share), beating analyst estimates.<p>Interest and asset management fees beat out commissions on trades as a source of revenue, as has been the case for the company for …

Markets

Mystery Surrounding New Boeing 787-9 Order from United Airlines - Live and Let's Fly

United Airlines announced it will purchase 29 new aircraft, including 25 Embraer E-175 and four Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. But there is mystery …

Airlines

United Airlines raises 2018 profit forecast; shares rise

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: United Airlines Boeing 737 plane takes off from Los Angeles International airport<p>(Reuters) - United Airlines (N:UAL) raised …

Stock Markets

Boeing holds off on 797 decision

Boeing holds of on 797 decision<p>Boeing has elected to hold off until next year to announce whether they’ll build the 797.<p>Boeing Chief Executive, …

Aviation

United second-quarter profit beats expectations

United Airlines shares rose Tuesday after the third-largest U.S. carrier topped second-quarter profit expectations and raised its outlook for the …

Airlines

United buys 29 new aircraft from Boeing, Embraer

United Airlines is buying 29 new aircraft from jetmakers Boeing and Embraer, the airline said Monday.<p>Most of the new airplanes are Embraer E-175s, which carry 76 passengers, six more than the regional jets they are replacing. Each seat on the new Embraer E-175s is an inch wider and economy seats …

Airlines

United Airlines joins other carriers in peddling credit cards to passengers

If you hate unsolicited sales pitches, your next flight on United Airlines might be a bit irksome.<p>The Chicago-based airline is requiring its flight …

Credit Cards

Airbus Takes The Lead At Farnborough With 186 Order Commitments, Advantage In Asia

Airbus led the day at the Farnborough Air Show, with significant orders from the Asia-Pacific region, aviation’s biggest growth market.<p>According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), aviation growth is shifting to the Asia-Pacific region. China will surpass the U.S. as the world’s …

Aviation

Airbus and Boeing have racked up more than $55 billion in sales this week, and it's only Tuesday

The Farnborough Airshow is the biennial midsummer meet-up of aviation's who's who.<p>As a result, the trade show has also become the battleground where Airbus and Boeing hold dueling press conferences to announce sale after sale after sale.<p>In less than 48 hours, Airbus and Boeing have reported an …

Aviation

United Airlines increases flights from Cleveland Hopkins to California, Florida

CLEVELAND, Ohio - After years of cutting service at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, United Airlines is adding back some flights to the West …

Cleveland

Carla Ferrell Vacations In Los Cabos

1 day ago<p>Over the weekend, <b>Carla Ferrell</b> vacationed in Los Cabos with her beautiful family.<p>If there is one thing to admire about our girl Carla is …

Airlines

Boeing, United announce order for four 787 dreamliners

FARNBOROUGH, England (Reuters) - United Airlines (UAL.N) said on Monday it would buy four new Boeing Co (BA.N) 787-9 widebody jetliners, as the third-largest U.S. air carrier looks to refresh its fleet with more efficient planes.<p>The deal, valued at roughly $1.1 billion at current list prices and …

Aviation

UAL has made a repeat order for 4 787-9 Boeing Dreamliner aeroplanes

The Boeing Co. BA, +1.38% and United Airlines UAL, +1.49% said Monday that the carrier has made a repeat order for four 787-9 airplanes in a deal …

Dow Jones

United Airlines announces aircraft orders

United Airlines (NYSE:UAL) announces orders to purchase 25 new Embraer (NYSE:ERJ) E-175 and 4 new Boeing (NYSE:BA) 787-9 aircraft.<p>United expects to …

Business

United flight out of Indianapolis delayed after passenger refuses to gate check bag

CLOSE<p>TSA agents find a wide range of prohibited items in travelers' carry-ons. Check your bags before you travel.<p>A passenger on a United Airlines …

Flying

​FARNBOROUGH: United orders 25 E175s

United Airlines has placed a firm order for 25 Embraer 175 jets.<p>Disclosed by the Brazilian manufacturer at the Farnborough air show, the deal has a …

Farnborough Airshow

United Buys $2.2 Billion Worth of Planes, Big and Small

The Farnborough air show kicked off Monday, and United Airlines is the first US carrier out of the gate at the biggest aviation trade event. The …

Travel

Mayor Turner, Partnership lead trade mission to Peru, Chile and Argentina to grow business, cultural tiesDelegation to focus on energy, resiliency, logistics and tourism

HOUSTON, July 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mayor Sylvester Turner and the Greater Houston Partnership will lead a trade and investment mission to Peru, Chile and Argentina from July 14 to July 20. The mission will focus on promoting Houston's advantages for investment and trade and enhancing key …

South America

FARNBOROUGH: United places order for Embraer and Boeing aircraft

United Airlines has placed an order for 25 Embraer E175 aircraft and four Boeing 787-9s at the Farnborough Air Show.<p>At list prices, each deal is …

Aviation