Tag: united airlines


  • United Airlines and Free Snacks

    United Airlines Is Bringing Back Free Snacks In Economy Class

    United Airlines has announced plans to bring back its free snacks program to customers flying in economy. The snacks will debut in February 2016 on United flights within North America and Latin America. Flights that depart before 9:45 a.m. will serve stroopwafel — a Dutch, caramel-filled waffle. Flights later in the day will have savory […]

  • United Airlines Mechanic Contracts

    United Airlines Is Close To A Deal With Maintenance Workers

    United Airlines said on Friday it reached a tentative deal with maintenance workers. The deal would provide the workers with a wage hike. This would mark the first contract to cover technicians from both United and Continental since the airlines merged in 2010. The deal would provide United Airlines technicians with a 25% raise to […]

  • United Airlines

    United Airlines Names General Council As Interim CEO

    United Continental Holdings Inc on Monday announced the appointment of an interim leader four days after Chief Executive Officer Oscar Munoz suffered a heart attack. United says general counsel Brett Hart, 46, would take on the role of acting chief executive officer, effective immediately. The airline said it was too soon to tell if Munoz […]

  • John Rainey Paypal CFO

    United Airlines CFO John Rainey Jumps Ship And Joins Paypal

    United Airlines has lost Chief Financial Officer John Rainey. The company’s CFO joined United three years ago, a time when United paid down its highest-interest debt and tripled its profit to $1.19 billion last quarter. Paypal Holdings Inc. and United Continental Holdings Inc. verified the move on Tuesday. Replacing John Rainey at United is Treasurer […]

  • Big Game Trophies Banned from United Airlines and Delta Airlines

    Delta And United Just Banned Big-Game Trophy Transportation

    Following the killing of African Lion Cecil, management at United Airlines and Delta Air Lines Inc. have announced the outright banning of big-game trophy transporation.   “We felt it made sense to do so,” Charles Hobart, a United spokesman, said Monday. The company will now prohibit transportation of elephants, rhinoceroses, leopards and water buffalo as […]

  • US Airways, United Talk Merger

    One decade after labor unions and the Department of Justice busted a merger attempt, United and US Airways are at it again. The two airlines have been in merger talks for several weeks. Delta and Northwest are already in the process of merging, so US Air and United are feeling the heat. The Washington Post […]