Tag: United Airlines

Message to US Airlines ‘Wake Up and Reduce In-Flight Consumer Waste!’

Join Green America in asking U.S. airlines to recycle As concerned consumers, we believe that it is important for us to know that the airline companies with which we travel help reduce consumer waste by implementing recycling programs. Overall, airlines…

Are Continental Pilots Cooking Up a Recipe Similar to UAL’s ‘Summer from Hell’ 2000?

Happening now…….. United’s Newark Hub Has Most of 24 Cancellations on Crews United Continental Holdings Inc.’s Continental Airlines unit canceled 24 flights today because of crew shortages, mostly from the carrier’s hub at New Jersey’s Newark airport. A so-called sickout…

Flying the ‘Un-bundled’ Skies

Skyway Robbery! The slopes of the Rockies beckoned for spring skiing. The airfare seemed reasonable enough on short notice: New York City to Denver for $386 round-trip. But United wasn’t finished trying to pry money out of me. At the…

Snoozing Air Traffic Controller leaves jetliners to land without clearance at Reagan National Airport

From ‘The Wall Street Journal’ Air Controller’s Silence Draws Safety Probe Federal air-safety officials are looking into why the lone air-traffic controller on duty at Washington’s Reagan National Airport early Wednesday repeatedly failed to respond to pilots of two approaching…

O’Hare Deal Looks Good for Virgin America and JetBlue

Deal may let Virgin America, other airlines land at O’Hare Upstart carrier sees opening to challenge United, American The city of Chicago has struck a deal that could open O’Hare International Airport to Virgin America and other new entrants, providing fresh competition…

In a Nutshell, More than a year Uniting United Unions

United Airlines’ CEO: Union Pacts To Take Year Or More The head of the new United Airlines said Friday union rules are hampering the company by preventing it from flying larger regional jets, a key headache as the world’s largest…

Hawaii Tragedy Leaves Teens Temporarily Stranded

Be sure to click the link at the very bottom for an earlier story about how the kids were cared for by good Samaritan vacationers and hotel staff. Jessie (14) and brother Dan Molitor (17) were on vacation in Hawaii…