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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
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
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-
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