Airline Gave Woman New Seat, Because Monks Cannot Sit Next To WomenA California woman was given a new boarding pass when arriving last Monday at John Wayne airport for her United Airlines flight to Houston, because two men did not want to sit next to a woman.
O’Hare Finally Gets TSA PreCheck Enrollment CenterOne of the nation’s busiest airports finally has a TSA PreCheck Enrollment Center open.
United Flight Diverted To O'Hare After 'Noncritical Threat'A United Airlines flight was diverted to O'Hare for an unspecified, "non critical threat,', according to an airline spokesperson.
Group Says United Should Apologize For Removing Muslim Family From FlightThe family of five was headed from Chicago to Washington D.C. March 20. They say they were asked to leave when they requested a strap for the youngest child’s booster seat.
United Lets Families Board Early, Reversing 4-Year PolicyThe move, which takes effect Feb. 15., lets families with children age two and under get settled in their seats before the rush of other passengers clamoring for overhead bin space.
United Flight Slides Off Runway At O'Hare AirportFor the second time in a month, a United Airlines flight arriving from San Francisco slid off a runway at O'Hare airport on Friday.
United Airlines CEO Undergoes Heart TransplantThe CEO of United Airlines, who has been on medical leave since October, underwent a heart-transplant operation on Wednesday, and the airline said that he was recovering.
United Flight Skids Off Runway At O'HareChicago Fire Department, Chicago Aviation Department and FAA officials confirmed United Flight 1977 from Seattle slid off the end of Runway 27R into an overrun area after missing a turn to begin taxiing to the terminal. The airline said the plane never left the pavement, and stopped within an overrun area.
Man Arrested For Fake Bomb Threat On Boston-To-Chicago FlightPolice said 55-year-old Dennis Campbell, of Uxbridge, Massachusetts, was boarding United Flight 439 at Logan International Airport around 6:50 p.m., when he said he had a bomb in his bag.
United To Release Plan Following CEO's HospitalizationChicago-based United Airlines is preparing to release details about how it plans to move forward during the hospitalization of its new CEO, Oscar Munoz. In a brief statement Monday, Chairman Henry Meyer III said the board would finish a corporate-governance review and would likely say more in the next day or two.
United Airlines CEO In HospitalThe new CEO of United Airlines, Oscar Munoz, has been hospitalized, reportedly after suffering a heart attack.
United Says CEO Jeff Smisek Is Out, Effective ImmediatelyUnited Airlines says Jeff Smisek has stepped down as CEO, chairman and president effective immediately and has named Oscar Munoz as president and chief executive officer.