July 23, 2014 1:17 PM ET


Company Overview of United Air Lines Inc. prior to merger with Continental Airlines, Inc

Company Overview

United Air Lines, Inc. transports people and cargo through jet aircrafts in the United States and internationally. It operates approximately 5,500 flights per day to approximately 375 the United States and international destinations. As of December 31, 2012, the company operated a fleet of 629 aircrafts. It also provides Mileage Plus, a loyalty program that offers awards and services to program participants. The company sells its tickets through travel agencies and global distribution systems; and its mobile applications, as well as through united.com. United Air Lines, Inc. was founded in 1926 and is based in Chicago, Illinois. United Air Lines, Inc. is a subsidiary of United Continental Ho...

233 South Wacker Drive

Chicago, IL 60606

United States

Founded in 1926

47,000 Employees



Key Executives for United Air Lines Inc. prior to merger with Continental Airlines, Inc

Age: 59
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 43
Chief Operating Officer
Age: 62
Vice Chairman and Chief Revenue Officer
Age: 58
Principal Accounting Officer
Age: 49
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

United Air Lines Inc. prior to merger with Continental Airlines, Inc Key Developments

United Presents at Inaugural CFO Conference, May-20-2014

United Presents at Inaugural CFO Conference, May-20-2014 . Venue: New York, New York, United States. Speakers: John D. Rainey, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

United Airlines Unveils New 10-Gate Concourse in Boston Logan International Airport's Terminal B

United Airlines and Massport have unveiled a new 10-gate concourse in Boston Logan International Airport's Terminal B that lets customers travel more quickly and efficiently while enjoying amenities. Scheduled to open April 30, 2014 the Terminal B concourse brings United's Boston operations together under one roof, offering greater convenience and consistency to the airline's customers. The new space features several of the latest self-service technologies that will streamline the airport experience for seasoned travelers and enable United employees to spend more time with customers who need extra assistance. These modern features include self-tagging baggage kiosks, automated self-boarding gates and a new customer service centre that allows passengers to resolve routine travel issues more easily. United and Massport invested more than USD 170 million to build the 97,000-square-foot Terminal B concourse, which includes a new ticketing lobby, improved security screening checkpoints and a spacious United Club lounge for the airline's premium customers.

United Airlines Launches Houston - Munich Flights

United Airlines has launched daily nonstop flights between its Houston hub at George Bush Intercontinental Airport and Munich, linking the fourth-largest city in the U.S. with the capital of Bavaria and offering Houston-area travelers access to dozens of additional cities in Europe, India and the Middle East. United will operate the service with Boeing 767-400 aircraft with 242 seats - 39 in United BusinessFirst and 203 in United Economy, including 70 Economy Plus extra-legroom seats. Flight 104 departs Bush Intercontinental daily at 16:10 and arrives at Munich's Franz Joseph Strauss International Airport at 09:50 the next day. On the return, flight 105 will depart Munich at 09:30 and arrive in Houston at 14:20 the same day.

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