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United Names Jonathan Ireland Senior Vice President of Finance

United Names Jonathan Ireland Senior Vice President of Finance

3 days ago Press Release Airline News

United Airlines today named Jonathan Ireland senior vice president of finance, overseeing the carrier’s $40 billion operating cost structure and $5 billion capital budget, managing the business planning functions, and leading enterprise financial goal setting. Ireland will also assume responsibility for the airline’s procurement function.

United Airlines and Emirates Tease New Partnership

United Airlines and Emirates Tease New Partnership

30 August 2022 Airline News

United Airlines and Emirates appear poised to unveil a wide-ranging new partnership that could see the two global airlines offer travelers significantly more flight options. The carriers sent invites Tuesday for a joint “special event” in Washington, D.C., on September 14.

United Airlines has demonstrated its commitment to flying taxis

United Airlines has demonstrated its commitment to flying taxis

26 August 2022 Airline News

United Airlines has demonstrated its commitment to flying taxis by putting a US$10 million downpayment on a fleet of eVTOLs from Archer. Jenny Southan reports Last year, Virgin Atlantic announced a partnership with Vertical Aerospace to create an air taxi network in the UK that could replace airport – and city-to-city – commutes by train and car. Now, United Airlines is implementing a similar plan for the US. Although Californian start-up Archer is still in the development phase of its flying taxis, having the support of a major airline such as United is a massive vote of confidence.

United Airlines announces Q2 financial results

United Airlines announces Q2 financial results

22 July 2022 Press Release Airline News

United Airlines (UAL) has reported second quarter 2022 financial results. The company achieved the highest second quarter revenue in its history, delivering its first profitable quarter since COVID-19 began, despite record-high fuel prices.