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United Flight Forced to Land in Chicago After ‘Knee Defender’ Sparks Altercation

By Wendy Widom CHICAGO (CBS) — Thanks to a little gadget called the Knee Defender, the friendly skies just got a little less, well, friendly. United Flight 1462 traveling from Newark to Denver was forced to land in Chicago […]

08/26/2014

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Suit: United Operates ‘Sham’ Office To Avoid Taxes

The Regional Transportation Authority is taking United Airlines to court.

01/14/2013

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United/Mesa Airlines Plane Makes Emergency Landing

A United plane made an emergency landing at O’Hare on Monday morning after reports of smoke in the cockpit.

01/07/2013

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Altercation Between Flight Attendants Forces United Flight To Return To Airport

A United Airlines flight headed to Chicago was forced to turn back to Raleigh, N.C. after some sort of altercation between flight attendants.

09/26/2012

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United At Bottom Of Airlines In Customer Ratings

In an industry that consistently gets low marks among consumers, Chicago-based United Airlines ranks last among major carriers, according to data released on Tuesday.

06/19/2012

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United Temporarily Grounds 96 757 Aircraft

“Your flight is delayed for a safety check,” is not exactly a comforting one to hear as you’re getting on the plane, but that’s exactly what happened for some United passengers.

02/15/2011

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50 Years Since Horrific Air Disaster

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the first major disaster of the jet age.

WBBM Newsradio–12/16/2010

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United, Continental Complete Combination

(AP) – United and Continental closed the deal on Friday that will create the world’s biggest airline, although it will be months before it looks that way to travelers. By early 2012, travelers will see […]

CBS Chicago–10/01/2010

City Wants To Borrow $1B For O’Hare Expansion

The expansion of O’Hare International Airport is still years away from completion, but the city is now hoping to borrow a substantial sum to keep the project going.

WBBM Newsradio–09/07/2010