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Company Overview of United Airlines, Inc.

Company Overview

United Airlines, Inc. transports people and cargo. As of March 13, 2014, the company operated approximately 700 mainline aircrafts. It operates flights to destinations in the United States, Canada, and Latin America, as well as in the Atlantic and Pacific regions. The company was formerly known as Continental Airlines, Inc. and changed its name to United Airlines, Inc. in March 2013. The company was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. United Airlines, Inc. is a subsidiary of United Continental Holdings, Inc.

233 South Wacker Drive

Chicago, IL 60606

United States

Founded in 1934

85,000 Employees



Key Executives for United Airlines, Inc.

Age: 59
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 43
Chief Operations Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 48
Vice Chairman and Chief Revenue Officer
Age: 58
Principal Accounting Officer
Age: 49
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

United Airlines, Inc. Key Developments

United Airlines Announces New Summer Flights Between Chicago and Rome on May 16, 2015

United Airlines will launch new nonstop flights between its Chicago hub at O'Hare International Airport and Rome on May 16, 2015, subject to government approval. The summer-season service will operate five-times-weekly through June 3, daily from June 4 to Aug. 17, and six-times-weekly from Aug. 18 through Sept. 23, 2015. Flight 970 will depart Chicago at 6:00 p.m., arriving at Rome's Leonardo da Vinci -Fiumicino Airport at 10:30 a.m. the following day (all times local). On the return, flight 971 will depart Rome at 12:45 p.m., arriving in Chicago at 4:20 p.m. the same day. Schedules may vary slightly on some days. Flight times will be nine hours 30 minutes eastbound and 10 hours 35 minutes westbound.

United Airlines Launches New Daily Flight Between Houston, Texas and Santiago, Chile

United Airlines has launched a new daily nonstop flight between Houston, Texas and Santiago, Chile. These flights will not only give Houston-area travelers nonstop access to Santiago, but will also provide convenient one-stop connections at the hub to and from dozens of cities in United's global route network, including key markets such as Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington and Tokyo. United will operate the flights using Boeing 767-300 aircraft with a total of 214 seats - 30 flat-bed seats with 180 degree recline in United BusinessFirst and 184 seats in United Economy, including 49 Economy Plus extra-legroom seats. Every customer on the aircraft will have personal on-demand in-seat entertainment. In addition to the new Santiago service, United is also adding flights to other destinations in Latin America and the Caribbean from several of its hubs. New daily flights between Denver and Panama City, Panama, began on Dec. 3. The airline will also launch new weekly flights from Chicago to Belize City, Belize, and from Houston to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. United will operate the flights five times weekly in September and October 2015. The Panama City service offers connections at Denver to more than 50 destinations across the US. Beginning Dec. 20, 2014, United will add previously announced weekly Saturday service from Chicago to Belize City, Belize, and from Houston to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. The Belize flights will operate through Aug. 15, 2015, and the Punta Cana flights will operate year-round, increasing to daily service for the summer peak-travel period from June 4 to Aug. 17, 2015.

United Airlines Reports Operating Results for the Month of November 2014

United Airlines reported November 2014 operational results. UAL's November 2014 consolidated traffic (revenue passenger miles) decreased 0.3% and consolidated capacity (available seat miles) decreased 0.4% versus November 2013. UAL's November 2014 consolidated load factor increased 0.1% compared to November 2013.

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