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...reported first-quarter profit of $152 million. The shares gained 21 cents to $24.29.Still stuck on the tarmac: United Airlines, which lost another $609 million during the first three months of the year. Its shares plunged $4.22, or 9...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-24/business-news
Airline customer complaints decreased though more flights were late and more luggae mishandled

...the report's authors, Wichita State business professor Dean Headley, credited the drop in complaints partly to United Airlines. The company suffered several computer-network outages and grounded hundreds of flights in 2012 when it combined...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-07/airline-customer-complaint
Airlines upbeat despite winter filled with cancellations

...well ahead of last year's pace, Bastian added, speaking at a J.P. Morgan investor conference in New York.United Airlines canceled 23,000 flights because of weather in January and February. About 90 percent were on its United Express...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-10/airlines-upbeat-despite-wi
United gets tough on oversized carry-on bags, plans to eyeball luggage at security entrances

NEW YORK - United Airlines is getting tough on passengers with oversized carry-on bags, even sending some of them back to the ticket counter to check their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-04/united-gets-tough-oversize
For some fliers, mileage programs come up short

...JetBlue and Virgin America. The other behemoth loyalty programs ? AAdvantage at American Airlines and MileagePlus at United Airlines ? still base rewards on miles flown, for now.Here's how the Delta changes will work. Right now, all Delta members...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-28/some-fliers-mileage-progra
New seats let airlines squeeze in more passengers

...lighter-weight frames and padding.New seats going into United Airlines' Airbus A320s are an inch closer together from front...originally expected to have eight seats across but United Airlines, the only U.S. carrier currently flying it, went...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-10-15/new-seats-let-airlines-squ
Federal government, 6 states sue to block US Airways, American merger

...Northwest, while the Obama administration permitted United Airlines to combine with Continental, and Southwest Airlines...By passenger traffic, it would slightly eclipse United Airlines and Delta Air Lines, but all three would be similar...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-08-13/federal-government-6-states-sue-blo
Airfares continue to rise, up 12 percent since 2009

...that started in 2008 has left four U.S. airlines ? American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines ? controlling more than 80 percent of the domestic air-travel market. Discount airlines such as Allegiant Air and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-16/airfares-continue-rise-12-
Delta to honor extremely cheap mistake fares

...the time you broke my suitcase and didn't pay for it."Other airlines have faced the same issue. In September United Airlines experienced an error in filing fares to its computer system. Many customers got tickets for $5 or $10, paying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-26/delta-honor-extremely-chea
AP-GfK poll: Many fliers dislike idea of in-flight calls; regulators prepare to debate issue

...years of feedback from customers show "the overwhelming sentiment" is to keep the ban in place. American Airlines, United Airlines and JetBlue Airways all plan to study the issue and listen to feedback from passengers and crew.Most Middle East...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-11/ap-gfk-poll-many-fliers-di