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Remember That Guy Who Was Knocked Out and Then Dragged Off His United Airlines Flight? (Now an Officer Is Suing the Airline). Chicago Aviation Police officer James Long is suing United Airlines, Chicago Aviation Commissioner Ginger Evans, and the City of Chicago. By Peter Economy. While Peter ...
An aviation security official who was fired after dragging a passenger off a United Airlines flight in Chicago last year is suing the airline and his former employer, the Chicago Department of Aviation, charging that he was not adequately trained for such a situation. James Long was called to the plane in April ...

Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek. Well, well, well. All may now be well between United Airlines management and its employees. Well, not all, but at least some. The airline, you see, has decided to kill its infamous bonus lottery program.
Boeing debuted the Dreamliner 787-10 at its factory in South Carolina. It's the first Boeing aircraft to be exclusively made in the Palmetto State. Singapore Airlines will operate this particular plane regionally in Asia. USA TODAY. ELM 0409 UNITED AIRLINES. A United Airlines passenger plane lands at ...
Yes, we're talking about United Airlines. The airline that today is commemorating the dragging of a passenger down the aisle of one of its planes and knocking out a couple of his teeth. Ah, but he wasn't a 1K, I hear you sniffle. Indeed, and he'd just been bumped, not dumped. Our man of forlorn hope ...
A flight from Newark to St. Louis was diverted Friday after the airline realized a dog was “mistakenly” loaded onto the plane, United Airlines said in a statement obtained by ABC News. The dog, which had been packed into a carrier, was dropped off in Akron, Ohio and eventually reunited with its owner.

United Airlines has had yet another incident with a dog on one of its flights. No, not the one with the dog that died in the overhead bin. Or the dog that was mistakenly sent to Japan. Shockingly, the beleaguered airline had another incident with another dog. On Thursday, a United flight from Newark, N.J., ...
Passengers were compensated for the delay though United Airlines did not say how much they received, according to the Post. The news comes after a dog died on a United Airlines flight after a flight attendant allegedly told a family to place the dog in an overhead compartment. The dog was suffocated to ...
FILE- In this March 15, 2017, photo, people stand in line at a United Airlines counter at LaGuardia Airport in New York. A dog died on a United Airlines plane after a flight attendant ordered its owner to put the animal in the plane's overhead bin. United said Tuesday, March 13, 2018, that it took full responsibility for the ...
United Airlines reunites German Shepherd with its Kansas owners after mistakenly flying it to Japan. Filed under Airlines at 18 hrs ... Kara Swindle and her two children were flying on United Airlines from Oregon to Kansas City, Missouri, on Tuesday during a move to Wichita. When they went to pick up Irgo, ...
United Airlines chartered a private jet to fly home a German shepherd it mistakenly transported to Tokyo earlier this week. Days after an outcry over the death of a United passenger's French bulldog, the airline appeared to want to get 10-year-old Irgo back to his family in Kansas City, Missouri, quickly.
United Airlines on Wednesday said the owner of a puppy that died in one of its overhead bins told a flight attendant the dog was in the bag before it was stowed there. The flight attendant, however, did not hear or understand the woman, the airline said, which called the incident a "tragic accident." The flight ...
A whole, big almost-a-year since United Airlines got police to drag Dr. David Dao, a paying passenger, down the aisle of a plane, his face bloodied. So, to get ahead of this anniversary -- it's April 9, in case you'd erased it from your being -- United Airlines spoke to the Chicago Business Journal's Lewis ...
Starting later this year, Helena air travelers will have a new option when flying to Denver. Helena Regional Airport leaders announced Friday that United Airlines will start operating a second daily flight to Denver on June 7. The flight is already available for booking on United's website. The new flight is ...
Delta Air Lines and United Airlines both announced on Saturday that they will cut ties with the National Rifle Association amid growing calls from gun-control advocates following a mass shooting in Parkland, Florida earlier this month. The airlines are the latest in a string of corporations to sever ties with the ...
Faced with growing pressure from customers following the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Fla., United Airlines, Hertz Car Rentals and MetLife Insurance are just some of the many companies announcing they will cut ties with the National Rifle Association. The companies are ...
United Airlines announced Saturday that it would eliminate a discount program for the National Rifle Association (NRA), following in the footsteps of competitor Delta Airlines and a host of other companies that have cut ties with the gun group in recent days. In a statement posted to its Twitter account, United ...

The National Rifle Association lashed out at corporations rushing to abandon it on Saturday, as companies from United Airlines to Best Western have cut ties with the gun lobby group under pressure from a boycott movement following a Feb. 14 high school shooting. Without context, twin announcements ...
DENVER (CBS4)– Trailblazers helping to make the aviation industry more diverse celebrated Black History Month at the airport Wednesday as employees for United Airlines push the company to better represent the people they serve. “With any first comes a great deal of responsibility, work hard, do a great ...
ASHWAUBENON – Being on a United Airlines flight that slid off the runway at Green Bay-Austin Straubel International Airport early Friday morning was the culmination of a bad day for two Onalaska couples that fortunately wasn't worse. No one was injured when the airplane was unable to stop before the ...
Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek. It's easy to believe that flying in the posh seats is an idyll. However, as I've discovered over recent times, it depends which airline you're flying. Some are decidedly better than others, with the legacy ...
A San Francisco woman thanked a United Airlines pilot for returning her engagement ring, which she lost during her travel last week somewhere between New York City and Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Brit Morin said she was given the ring by a gate agent and a pilot after they found it on the airplane, ABC 7 ...
Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek. Large organizations don't move quickly. They don't notice problems quickly. They don't address them quickly. And they don't change attitudes quickly. After last year's painful experience following the ...
United Airlines makes a smart — and small — move in Hamburg, Germany ... And that miniature reproduction of Hamburg is where history happened this week, as a miniature United Airlines Boeing 757-200 aircraft was introduced into the fleet of some 40 planes that are seen taking off and landing.
Passengers wait in line to check in at the United terminal at Los Angeles International Airport. United Airlines is testing a new way to board passengers on planes to reduce congestion and frustration. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times). United Airlines, the third-largest carrier at Los Angeles International ...
United Airlines made an Olympic figure skater's dream come true by providing plane tickets for her family to join her in Pyeongchang. ... Chicago-based United Airlines caught wind of the fundraiser and last week showed up at the rink where Tennell trains to deliver a special surprise: tickets to send all three ...
Workers fuel an Alaska Airlines jet in 2016 at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. A coalition of airlines including Alaska, United, JetBlue and Southwest is suing Washington state over its new sick leave law, saying the measure will increase costs and delays for travelers. (Elaine Thompson / AP).
United Airlines made an Olympic figure skater's dream come true by providing plane tickets for her family to join her in PyeongChang. When Carpentersville native Bradie Tennell qualified for the 2018 Olympic Games, she faced competing without her mother and two brothers by her side. So a friend made ...
United Airlines has been busy since Hurricane Harvey tore through Houston in late August reinforcing its commitment to a city where the Chicago-based carrier has one of its largest and most important hubs at George Bush Intercontinental Airport. Late last month United further underscored its ties to ...
Associate Chair and Professor Kevin Kuhlmann, of Metropolitan State University, left, and Captain Michael McCasky, of United, shake hands after talking with students, in aviation program at Metropolitan State University, about a new partnership between United and Metro on Feb. 5, 2018 in Denver.
Now let's imagine you had millions of dollars to spend on marketing for your company. Would you read the fine print on the deal? I ask because United Airlines just paid $69 million to put its name on the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. And now some people are saying that the deal might not be everything ...
A woman seeking to bring her peacock along on a flight as an emotional support animal was denied permission to do so by United Airlines. ... nowadays allow passengers with disabilities to travel with emotional support or psychiatric assist animals, but, as a United Airlines customer discovered recently, ...
United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz may soon have another labor union in the United family of more than 87,000 employees. More than 2,000 employees in United's company-operated catering kitchens have just filed for a union election with the National Mediation Board, the government agency responsible ...
A woman at Newark Liberty International Airport recently brought a peacock to join her on a United Airlines flight, according to the travel blog Live and Let's Fly. The passenger claimed that she bought an extra ticket to seat her emotional support bird, but United Airlines denied it from boarding the plane.
United Airlines executives could have reason to cheer — at least a little — this week. President Donald Trump's administration is expected to announce on Tuesday that it has reached a deal that will help level the playing field for U.S. carriers such as United and Qatar Airways. The Doha, Qatar-based ...
Amrich couldn't afford a plane ticket for the thousand-mile journey from Pueblo to Minneapolis, so her landlord bought a $585 United Airlines ticket through Traveler Help Desk for her to leave the next day. However, her mother's condition worsened, and it was clear she would not make it through the night.
United Airlines (UAL) was absolutely crushed the day following the Q4 earnings call that spooked the investment community again. The airline though strangely laid out a compelling investment opportunity that offered a logical path to margin and hence EPS growth over the next few years.
Scott Kirby has a very specific view about how the three U.S. hub-and-spoke airlines work best, having managed two of them. In his current job as president of United Continental Holdings Inc., Kirby's role is to oversee a major overhaul of how the carrier operates, beginning with a broad restructuring of its ...
This week, United Airlines confessed that this wasn't entirely true. Sometimes, there's a limit to the abuse passengers can tolerate. During an investors event, United's Chief Commercial Officer Andrew Nocella said that the airline was going to expand its Basic Economy fares. These I prefer to call Sub-Cattle ...
You will soon once again be able to fly directly to the City of Angels. Photo: Wikimedia. The Redwood Region Economic Development Center has announced that it has reached a deal with United Airlines to restart direct flights to Los Angeles, starting this summer. The last direct flights between ACV and ...
Dayton airport and city officials are expected to announce the destination this morning. The addition of this new destination will be the 17th nonstop destination from Dayton airport. Dayton airport is currently served by Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, Allegiant Air and United Airlines. » MUST-READ ...
"United Airlines' new service to Houston speaks to their continued commitment to the region. We are thrilled that United is growing and adding key business destinations at the Akron-Canton Airport." United also flies four times daily from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport to Houston Bush, which is one ...
The addition of this new destination will be the 17th nonstop destination from Dayton airport. Dayton airport officials will announce details on Monday. Dayton airport is currently served by Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, Allegiant Air and United Airlines. It's been a year of changes for the Dayton ...
Authorities are investigating an incident where a United Airlines flight failed to stop and hold short of an active runway and almost crossed into the path of a landing Jet Blue flight at Boston Logan International Airport, the Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement. Friday evening, United Airlines ...
No matter how bad you've had it, however, I'll bet you haven't had a worse experience than whoever was sitting next to a particularly disruptive passenger yesterday on United Airlines flight #895 Thursday from Chicago to Hong Kong. I should say, more accurately: "originally scheduled to from Chicago to ...
Passengers on a Hong Kong-bound flight from O'Hare International Airport made an unexpected landing in Alaska after a man made a mess in two of the lavatories on the plane, smearing feces and stuffing his shirt in a toilet. United Airlines flight 895 was diverted to Ted Stevens International Airport in ...
Two D.C. insiders and former cohorts of Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama—Hilary Rosen and Jim Messina—have formed an unholy alliance with the largest U.S.-based airlines in a call to "renegotiate" key provisions of the Open Skies agreements. Open Skies is a framework designed to eliminate ...
Now that 2017 is behind us, so are the big scandals of United Airlines and Uber, at least in consumers' mind. Nearly nine months after a video of a 69-year-old passenger being forcefully removed from his seat went viral, consumer favorability of United Airlines (UAL) has recovered to the same level prior to ...
United Airlines just revealed that it's shoving another, well, 21 seats into its Boeing 757-300 planes. Yes, there'll now be 234 seats on a single-aisled plane, 210 of them in Economy. As FlightGlobal reports, the idea is to equip these planes with new, slimmer seats. This will, of course, leave the airline ...
HOUSTON — United Airlines has apologized and given a $500 travel voucher to a passenger who accused the airline of giving her first-class seat to U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, a Houston Democrat. An airline spokeswoman said Monday that its internal systems show the passenger, Jean-Marie Simon, ...


 

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