United Airlines Plans To Hire 300 Pilots As Demand For Travel RisesThe Chicago-based airline said it will start by hiring pilots who received conditional job offers or had a new class hire date that was canceled last year, after the pandemic significantly reduced air travel.
Boeing Finally Sees Positive Net Orders For AirplanesThe orders could indicate that airlines are starting to feel more optimistic about a rebound in travel, which has been devastated by the coronavirus pandemic.
United Airlines Grounds 2 Dozen Boeing 777 AircraftsOn Sunday, United Airlines immediately removed 24 of its Boeing 777 airplanes from service out of an abundance of caution.
United Airlines Seeking More Stimulus Money To Keep 14,000 Workers On PayrollChicago-based United Airlines is asking Congress for more financial aid to get through the pandemic.
Strict Protocol And Special Security In Place For Transport Of COVID-19 Vaccine At O'HareChicago's United Airlines plays a big role in getting the COVID-19 vaccine here, and now it will have to handle the influx of doses that the area has been promised.
Chicago-Based United Airlines To Ban Guns In Checked Baggage To Washington, D.C.-Area Airports Around Time Of Inauguration, Other Airlines To Do SameChicago-based United Airlines announced Thursday that ahead of the presidential inauguration next week, guns will not be allowed in checked luggage on flights going to the Washington, D.C. area.
United Airlines To Require Negative COVID-19 Test For Passengers From UKStarting Monday anyone flying from the United Kingdom to four United States cities, including Chicago, will have to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test.
COVID-19 Vaccine: Federal Aviation Administration Increases Allowance For Dry Ice On Planes To Allow More Doses To Be ShippedIt is absolutely vital that Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine is kept at 70 degrees below zero. For that to happen, the Federal Aviation Administration had to make some changes for how much dry ice is allowed on planes to allow more of the vaccine to be shipped at once.
United To Carry Pfizer Vaccines If Approved; CDC To Hold Emergency Meeting Dec. 1Drug maker Pfizer chose Chicago-based United Airlines to fly its coronavirus vaccine across the country if it is approved.
United Airlines To Require Rapid COVID-19 Test On Certain International FlightsBefore international travelers fly across the pond on certain United Airlines flights, they will need to pass an important test--one for COVID-19.
United Airlines Launching Rapid COVID-19 Tests For International PassengersChicago-based United Airlines is hoping rapid COVID-19 tests could provide some peace of mind for travelers.
United Airlines Flight To D.C. Sent Back To O'Hare After Hailstorm Cracks WindshieldA United Airlines flight to Washington, D.C. was returned to O’Hare International Airport Monday afternoon, after a hailstorm left the windshield cracked.
American, United Airlines To Begin Furloughing 32,000 Employees
As Airline Industry Loses $5 Billion A Month, Flight Attendants Fear Massive Furloughs Without Help From Congress“At one point during the pandemic, United Airlines had more pilots then they were flying passengers. That should give you an idea what they were up against,” CBS News travel editor Peter Greenberg said.
Unfriendly Skies: Airline Workers Brace For Mass Layoffs“No one knows what’s going to come next and how to prepare."