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."
United Airlines Pilots Ratify Deal That Delays Thousands Of FurloughsAirline officials said Monday that the agreement will reduce involuntary job cuts to fewer than 12,000 if Congress fails to provide more aid to airlines before a Thursday deadline. The company sent layoff warnings to 36,000 employees in July.
United To Offer COVID Tests Before ScreeningThe airline starts the program October 15 for customers flying from San Francisco to Hawaii. If it works there, United hopes to offer testing at its major hubs across the country.
United Sprays Its Planes With Antimicrobial SolutionUnited plans to spray it on all its planes every seven days. That's on top of the usual disinfecting sprays between almost every flight
Pilots' Union Says It Has Deal With United Airlines To Avoid Nearly 3,000 FurloughsUnited said last week that it expected to furlough 16,370 employees in October, including 2,850 pilots, to shrink the airline in line with falling travel demand during the pandemic.
United Airlines Plans To Furlough 16,000 Workers This Fall, Fewer Than ExpectedAirline officials had outlined 36,000 potential furloughs in July. Since then, thousands of workers took early retirement, buyouts, or long-term leaves of absence.