Monthly Archives: December 2014

United Airlines sues creator of website to buy cheaper flights

United Airlines sues creator of website to buy cheaper flights
United Airlines and Orbitz are suing a young entrepreneur over his website that helps people buy cheap plane tickets. Aktarer Zaman, 22, founded the website Skiplagged.com last year. The site tracks cheap flights using a strategy known as “hidden city” …
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United Airlines suing 22-year-old over flight app
Airlines usually offer cheaper fares for some destinations that are not regional hubs, Boyd said. Many of these flights are routed through more popular destinations. But if a lot of people take advantage of that discrepancy it could hurt the airlines …
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Skiplagged Sued By United Airlines And Orbitz
united-airlines-787 I am not too sure about you, but with the airline industry reeling from a missing jet which has yet to be found until today, not to mention another plane that was shot down from the sky by rebels over in Europe, and the latest …
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United Airlines sticks with plan to close Seattle flight-attendant base

United Airlines sticks with plan to close Seattle flight-attendant base
United Airlines has turned down a union proposal to keep its Seattle flight-attendant base open at least through June and has issued warning notices allowing it to lay off staff at the end of January. Diane Tucker, president of the unit of the …
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Port Authority chairman slams United Airlines' complaint about fees at Newark
NEWARK — The chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey hit back at United Airlines today, denouncing a complaint over airport fees it filed with regulators last week as "disingenuous," and accusing the airline of limiting competition …
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Airline to suspend Chicago flights in April

Airline to suspend Chicago flights in April
It appears St. Cloud will lose its coveted air-service link to Chicago less than a year after flights began. SkyWest Airlines, which operates twice-daily United Airlines flights from St. Cloud Regional Airport to Chicago O'Hare International Airport …
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iPhone 6 Plus ready to fly with United Airlines
The airline also plans to replace flight attendants' printed safety manuals with an electronic version on their iPhones, and provide real-time reporting and improved follow-up on aircraft cabin issues and repairs. In addition, United said it plans to …
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United Airlines Takes Children On Flight From Newark To 'North Pole'
NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) – United Airlines hosted a flight for a group of children from Newark Liberty International Airport to Santa's workshop at a fantasy North Pole. The children, many of whom have or are recovering from a serious illness, are …
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Backlash after airline leaves dog on wet runway
S/O to @united for bringing a bunch of golden retrievers to Chicago O'Hare and fulfilling my wildest dreams pic.twitter.com/7qwK0TmCYy. — Haley Mathews (@HaleyMathews) December 22, 2014 …
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United Airlines asks FAA to investigate Port Authority spending on Pulaski Skyway
NEWARK — United Airlines is asking federal regulators to investigate what it says is the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's use of "excessive" departure fees at Newark Liberty International Airport to pay for an overhaul the Pulaski Skyway …
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300 United Airlines passengers stuck on tarmac all day
Over 300 passengers on a United Airlines flight from San Francisco to Sydney were stuck at Canberra's domestic airport for eight hours Friday morning. The plane was diverted to Canberra due to debris on the Sydney runway and since arriving at 9 a.m., …
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United Airlines Fantasy Flights transport kids to the North Pole and back

United Airlines Fantasy Flights transport kids to the North Pole and back
While most children hope to receive a visit from Santa Claus on Christmas Eve, 800 deserving children and their families were able to visit the man himself, along with his many helpers, thanks to United Airlines. The children, many of whom suffer from …
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US-bound United Airlines lands back in London after 'maintenance issue'
LONDON (Reuters) – A U.S.-bound United Airlines flight with 240 people aboard has returned to London's Heathrow airport, according to flight-tracking website Flightradar24, after an unspecified maintenance issue forced it to circle for hours above the …
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Have your flying habits changed since United Airlines announced cuts in

Have your flying habits changed since United Airlines announced cuts in
CLEVELAND, Ohio — I'm united about United no more. I've flown five times on four different airlines in the nearly 11 months since United Airlines revealed it was eliminating its hub at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. The year before, if I'm …
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United Airlines' turbulence in early 2014 gives way to smoother flying

United Airlines' turbulence in early 2014 gives way to smoother flying
The year 2014 began in decidedly grim fashion for United Airlines (NYSE: UAL). The carrier posted a $ 489 million net loss for the first quarter of 2014. Granted that first quarter covered the coldest and snowiest winter in the history of Chicago, where …
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Fourth teen charged in slaying of United Airlines flight attendant
CROWN POINT | A fourth area teen is accused of helping transport the body of a United Airlines flight attendant from her Crown Point home to dispose of it in Gary, according to court records. De'Shawn D. Fuller, 17, Merrillville, faces a Level 5 felony …
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United Airlines flight makes emergency landing…
SPOKANE, Wash. (WKRC) — A flight from Seattle to Newark was forced to make an emergency landing in Spokane Sunday night just before 7. Officials say there was a sudden problem with the engine on United Airlines Flight 273. The airline wouldn't say …
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What destinations do you miss most since United Airlines cut flights from

What destinations do you miss most since United Airlines cut flights from
Eleven months ago, United Airlines announced that it planned to downsize its presence in Cleveland and close its hub at Hopkins. Since early February, the Chicago-based airline has cut more than three dozen nonstop destinations from Cleveland.
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CBS2 Exclusive: LI Woman Sues United Airlines Following Arrest On Flight
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Long Island woman claims she was treated like a criminal and pulled off of a flight just because she wanted to change seats. As CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reported exclusively, the in-flight fight turned into a three-day stay in …
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United Airlines to fly nonstop between Chicago and Rome
United Airlines will fly nonstop between Chicago O'Hare and Rome next year, serving the route on a seasonal basis from May 16 through Sept. 23. United's Chicago-Rome schedule will begin with five weekly flights before ramping up to daily service June 4.
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