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The safety risk of shrinking airline seats questioned by DOT

...using planes with 31 inches between each row of seats. Many passenger jets today have less legroom. For instance, United Airlines has 30 inches of room, known as pitch, on some jets; Spirit Airlines offers 28 inches."We just haven't considered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-14/safety-risk-shrinking-airl
Computer researcher denied flight after tweet poking United about aircraft security

WASHINGTON - United Airlines stopped a security researcher from boarding a California-bound...of our customers and crew members that he not be allowed to fly United," airline spokesman Rahsaan Johnson told The Associated Press.When asked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-19/computer-researcher-denied
Facing questions about signatures, union delays bid to represent Delta flight attendants

...83 percent at Southwest Airlines, 82 percent at American Airlines and its US Airways affiliate, and 80 percent at United Airlines, according to recent filings by each company.Unions need support from at least 50 percent of eligible workers to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-06/facing-questions-about-sig
Model planes are big business

...those of competitors ? can be spotted.Gerry Laderman, the senior vice president of finance and procurement at United Airlines, has collected his fair share after 30 years in the business. There's no room left in his Chicago office, so...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-03-21/model-planes-are-big-business
Airlines making frequent-flier programs based on spending

...themselves if it's worth staying loyal to one airline just to earn miles.Among the notable recent changes:? United Airlines just changed MileagePlus program on Sunday to reward passengers based on spending. Elite-level frequent fliers will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-06/airlines-making-frequent-f
SkyMall files for bankruptcy as passengers find new distractions

...company owes American Airlines $1.6 million, Delta Air Lines $1.5 million, Southwest Airlines $400,000 and United Airlines $300,000. It also has debts with UPS, specialty retailer Hammacher Schlemmer and American Express.In a statement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-23/skymall-files-bankruptcy-p
Why drop in oil prices could squeeze US economy

...companies a break. Savanthi Syth, an airlines analyst at Raymond James, recently increased her earnings forecast for United Airlines by 31 percent for the fourth quarter because of lower fuel prices.When energy prices fall because of rising supplies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-13/why-drop-oil-prices-could-
US airfares on the rise, outpacing inflation

...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/2014-08-04/us-airfares-rise-outpacing
United Airlines is improving first class meal offerings in push to win over business travelers

NEW YORK - To win the hearts of frequent business travelers, United Airlines is going through their stomachs.The carrier has been looking for ways to woo back some of its top fliers who defected to other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-21/united-airlines-improving-
Business news

...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