iOS app Android app

United Airlines

WATCH: Man Logs 10 Million Miles With United, Gets A Party

AOL Travel News | Posted 09.10.2011 | Travel

The CEO of United Airlines, Jeff Smisek, was waiting when Thomas Stuker stepped off of his flight from Chicago to Los Angeles on Saturday to congratul...

The Highest Calling: Being a Dad

Jim Wallis | Posted 08.20.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

To have this relationship with these two boys is literally the best thing I will ever have. And to always be with them, and for them, in this world, is the highest calling I will ever know.

PHOTOS: Stranded Passengers Across The Country

AOL Travel News | Posted 08.18.2011 | Travel

A United Airlines "network connectivity" problem created widespread cancellations on Friday night that has now affected thousands for the weekend. ...

United Airlines Computer Problems Affect Flights Nationwide

Posted 08.17.2011 | Travel

By HERBERT G. McCANN, Associated Press CHICAGO - It could take several days for thousands of stranded travelers to get home after a United Airlines...

United Passenger Single-Handedly Joins Mile High Club

AOL Travel News | Posted 07.24.2011 | Travel

Kyle Pearce of Florida was flying from Spokane to Denver on May 19, when he shocked fellow passengers by masturbating in his coach-class United Airlin...

United Airlines Apologizes For Reusing 9/11 Flight Numbers

AOL Travel News | Posted 07.18.2011 | Travel

United Airlines briefly reinstated flight numbers from two of the planes that were hijacked on September 11, 2001 and is apologizing for the move. ...


Jamie Reidy | Posted 07.13.2011 | Comedy
Jamie Reidy

"Don't get mad, but..." So began a text from my sister, instantly causing my teeth to grind and my brow to furrow. Talk about sparking the polar opposite of the desired reaction.

US Airlines Say They Are "Green" While Fighting Anti-Pollution Efforts

Jake Schmidt | Posted 07.12.2011 | Green
Jake Schmidt

If an airline claimed to be "green" but was actively working to gut carbon pollution standards, what would you do?

Judge Sets Deadline In Last Pending 9/11 Lawsuit

Posted 06.28.2011 | New York

Mark Bavis was killed on the second plane to hit the World Trade Center on 9/11. His family's wrongful death claim against United Airlines and other d...

A Parent's Problem with United Airlines (And It's Not the Baggage Fees)

Mark Redmond | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Redmond

This occurred a few years ago, but I haven't given up my personal protest against United Air Lines yet. And I have since found out that I am not the ...

Social Media Monitoring: It Pays to Listen

Robert Ball | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Ball

Small and large businesses alike frequently fail to comprehend how social media can be used to hear the subtle, vital nuances of the market or worse yet, the not-so-subtle screams.

Famous List-Making Magazine Full of Baloney on Airline Rankings

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Christine Negroni

My middle-school teacher Paul Wesche once told me that the word assume could be broken down to into three parts ass - u - me, as in - to assume is to...

I'll Have the Can, Hold the Cups

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

Tell the flight attendants you want just the can, no napkin, next time you need a shot of carbonated caffeine while in the air. Why use so many plastic cups, and what happens to them when the plane lands?

Grocery Store Offers Food for Thought to Airlines

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Christine Negroni

Regular readers of my blog, Flying Lessons may have discerned a theme: what aviation knows about how to improve other endeavors. My trip to the Fairwa...

United Breaks Guitars

Posted 06.28.2011 | Women

When United Airlines baggage handlers broke musician David Carroll's $3500 guitar, he warned the airlines' customer service that if they didn't reimbu...

Five Tips for Booking Airline Award Tickets

TravelSort | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Common wisdom seems to be that you should start searching for award seats 11 months out. While that's not bad advice, you'll actually find the most award space just a couple of days before departure.

Phillip Miller Sues United Airlines, Claiming Injuries From Open Cockpit Door

AOL Travel News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

A man has brought a suit against United Airlines, claiming he was injured when a cockpit door opened mid-flight. Chicago talk radio station WLS is re...

Flying the Unfriendly Skies

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Christopher Brauchli

"I travel not to go anywhere but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move." - Robert Louis Stevenson, Herewith an explanati...

Class Warfare: Economy Class vs. First Class (INFOGRAPHIC)

TravelSort | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Take a walk through the history of first and economy classes.

Continental-United Merger Could Cost DIA

The Denver Post | Ann Schrader | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

While supporters believe the impending merger of United and Continental airlines will have little impact in Denver, a document revealed in an August h...

United Airlines: You Need to Try Harder

Tamar Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Tamar Abrams

Spendi ng two weeks in Indonesia earlier this month was a delight, despite searing poverty and torrential downpours, the eruption of a volcano, an ea...

Choosing the Best Frequent Flyer Program

TravelSort | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

I get emails all the time from people asking which frequent flyer program they should be loyal to, but there really is no "one size fits all" answer. Here are a few of the factors to consider.

WATCH: 747 Does A Flyby Near Golden Gate Bridge

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Though we're not quite sure what the reason was, an United 747 airplane did an ultra close flyby of San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge during that cit...

WATCH: World's Newest Mega Airline Takes Flight

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

The world's newest airline, United/Continental, took to the skies on Monday morning, flying from Chicago to Houston for its inaugural flight, accordin...

United Airlines Employee Loses Track Of 9-Year-Old At O'Hare

Chicago Sun-Times | Simple Justice | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A 9-year-old boy, traveling alone and heading home to Canada, ended up stranded for eight hours at O'Hare Airport because a United Airlines employee f...