United Airlines News

United Airlines reports $2.3bn profit for 2016

United Airlines reports $2.3bn profit for 2016

18th Jan 2017 Airline News

United Airlines has reported full-year net income of $2.3 billion, diluted earnings per share of $6.85, pre-tax earnings of $3.8 billion and pre-tax margin of 10.4 per cent. Excluding special items, UAL reported full-year net income of $2.9 billion, diluted earnings per share of $8.65, pre-tax earnings of $4.5 billion and pre-tax margin of 12.2 percent.

United reveals Polaris experience at Saks Fifth Avenue

United reveals Polaris experience at Saks Fifth Avenue

13th Jan 2017 Airline News

United Airlines and Saks Fifth Avenue have unveiled a United Polaris-themed takeover of the windows in the luxury retailer’s flagship store in New York City. Entitled Now Arriving, the 14 storefront windows display a replica of a United Airlines plane.

United welcomes first Boeing 777-300ER to fleet

United welcomes first Boeing 777-300ER to fleet

22nd Dec 2016 Airline News

United Airlines has taken delivery of the company’s first 777-300ER from Boeing in Everett, Washington. The airline’s newest aircraft type features the all-new United Polaris business class seat and will start regularly scheduled service in February 2017.

United begins Polaris business class roll out

United begins Polaris business class roll out

3rd Dec 2016 Airline News

United Airlines has begun the roll-out of its all-new United Polaris business class, the airline’s most significant product transformation in more than a decade. The new product features a reimagined, sleep-enhancing experience for intercontinental travellers. The first phase of United Polaris features an elevated in-flight food and beverage experience, tranquil custom bedding from Saks Fifth Avenue, exclusive amenity kits with products from Soho House & Co’s Cowshed Spa, and the opening of the first of nine United Polaris lounges around the world, at Chicago O’Hare International Airport.

United Airlines reports net income of $965 million for third quarter

United Airlines reports net income of $965 million for third quarter

18th Oct 2016 Airline News

United Airlines has reported third-quarter net income of $965 million, diluted earnings per share of $3.01, pre-tax earnings of $1.5 billion and pre-tax margin of 15.2 per cent. “We delivered another very good quarter, demonstrating the progress United continues to make at improving our customer experience, which included our best third quarter on-time performance in company history,” said Oscar Munoz, chief executive officer of United.

United breaks operational performance records over summer

United breaks operational performance records over summer

3rd Sep 2016 Airline News

United Airlines continued its stretch of record-breaking operational performance by achieving its best on-time results for a summer travel season in company history. Beginning June 1st through August 31st, more than 76 per cent of mainline and regional flights arrived on time, representing a five percent increase over summer 2015 and a nearly ten per cent increase over summer 2014.

Kirby takes up role of United Airlines president

Kirby takes up role of United Airlines president

30th Aug 2016 Airline News

United Continental Holdings has announced that Scott Kirby has been named president of United Airlines. In this newly created role, Kirby will assume responsibility for United’s operations, marketing, sales, alliances, network planning and revenue management.

New senior leadership for United Airlines

New senior leadership for United Airlines

18th Aug 2016 Airline News

United has announced the addition of two key members to the company’s executive leadership team with the appointment of Andrew Levy as executive vice president and chief financial officer and Julia Haywood as executive vice president and chief commercial officer. Gerry Laderman, who has been serving as acting chief financial officer, will continue in his previous role as senior vice president, finance, procurement and treasurer.