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United Breaks Guitars And Strikes A Chord On Social Media

Dr Mark Pack | Posted 02.12.2012 | UK Tech
Dr Mark Pack

For someone on the frontline in a press office when a story hits, it can certainly feel that stories move at great speed, continually eluding attempts to get on top of them. However, scratch under the surface and there are often periods of time when the story is in fact spreading slowly.

Jet Makes Emergency Landing With One Engine

AP | Posted 02.10.2012 | Travel

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — An engine shut down on a United Airlines jetliner Sunday, forcing it to make an emergency landing in western Colorado wi...

The King Of The Layover

Richard Laermer | Posted 01.31.2012 | Travel
Richard Laermer

I see that Anthony Bourdain has a new Travel Channel show called The Layover. He gets off planes and tries food out. Big deal. I do layovers for a living -- and believe me they are not at all fun.

Watchdog: Retired Workers At Major Airline Shorted On Pensions

AP | By MARCY GORDON | Posted 12.01.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- A watchdog report says the agency that insures pensions for millions of U.S. workers made serious errors in valuing pension plans for Un...

San Diego Couple: Airline Manager Called Us 'Faggots'

Posted 11.28.2011 | Gay Voices

A Thanksgiving weekend's travels turned out to be less-than-savory for one San Diego couple, who claim a United Airlines agent used a gay slur against...

What Kindness Did For My Panic Attack

Susan Piver | Posted 01.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Susan Piver

When you connect with your fellow humans in a simple and genuine way, anxiety lessens. To connect, you can take one of two routes. You can request kindness from others or you can offer it to others.

Jaktogo Offers Fliers Choice Between Baggage Fees And Dignity

Posted 11.16.2011 | Travel

Some ideas are so perfect, so brilliant in their simplicity and practicality they engender a healthy respect for human ingenuity. Jaktogo is not one o...

Do Airlines Treat You Better If You Dress Well?

George Hobica | Posted 01.16.2012 | Travel
George Hobica

Think this is "dress up and sit up front" stuff is nonsense? Well, not really.

Pilot Who Flew While Drunk Gets 6 Months In Prison

AP | Posted 01.04.2012 | Travel

DENVER -- A United Express pilot convicted of flying while drunk will serve six months in prison. Thirty-three-year-old Aaron Jason Cope of Norfolk, ...

Come Fly With Me? Not Like It Used to Be

Monica Medina | Posted 12.14.2011 | Fifty
Monica Medina

Nowadays, flying is no longer a getaway adventure. It's more of a sentence or a banishment to the not so friendly skies.

Rebecca Dolan

Airlines Turn To Biofuels | Rebecca Dolan | Posted 11.21.2011 | Travel

Aviation is responsible for an estimated 2 percent of human-generated carbon dioxide emissions. The industry's rapid growth is doing nothing to decrea...

United Flight Carrying Justice Ginsburg Evacuated In Dulles

Posted 11.14.2011 | Travel

A San Francisco-bound United Airlines flight was evacuated while on the taxiway at Dulles airport on Wednesday after the pilot noticed something wrong...

WATCH: Fake Air Marshals Forced Off 9/11 Flight To D.C.

Posted 11.12.2011 | Travel

Two men were escorted off a United Airlines flight from St. Louis to Washington D.C. Sunday, September 11, after they identified themselves as Federal...

Andrew Burmon

Getting His Wings Back Post 9/11 | Andrew Burmon | Posted 11.09.2011 | Travel

On September 11, 2001, Doug Beidler watched the coverage of the attacks on the World Trade Center with the rest of his American Airlines flight class....

iPads Help United Create Paperless Cockpits

Posted 10.24.2011 | Travel

As popular as the iPad has become with travelers, it seems it may be more popular with airlines. United Airlines has announced that it will be givi...

How to Fly First Class for Free

TravelSort | Posted 10.21.2011 | Travel

We at TravelSort just flew Lufthansa First Class to Europe, using credit card bonuses and points. Here are our best tips.

United Spends $500M To Improve Planes, Service

AP | Posted 10.21.2011 | Travel

CHICAGO -- United Airlines plans to invest more than $500 million to improve seating on its planes and to create the same look and feel across its fle...

United's 30,000 Foot View of Its Customers

Carol Roth | Posted 10.09.2011 | Business
Carol Roth

Are you out of touch with your customers? It may seem a simple question, but a lot of companies are. As I sit on my United Airlines flight and I wa...

With FAA Shutdown, Airlines Could Be Saving Customers Some Money -- They're Not

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 09.29.2011 | Business

A partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration is costing the government about $30 million a day -- and instead of passing along savings to...

Man Accidentally Shoots United Employee With Hunting Rifle

AOL Travel News | Posted 09.24.2011 | Travel

Talk about taking one for the team: A United Airlines employee was accidentally shot in the leg while trying to help a passenger check his gun, report...

Unruly United Passenger Indicted

AOL Travel News | Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel

Saleh Ali S. Alramakh, a college student from Ohio, was indicted Tuesday on a count of interfering with a flight crew member or attendant, reports the...

Hail Damage Cancels More United Flights At DIA

AP | Posted 09.17.2011 | Denver

DENVER — United Airlines canceled 13 more departures from Denver International Airport on Sunday while it inspected airplanes for damage from la...

Soldier Tries To Board Flight With Explosives

AOL Travel News | Posted 09.14.2011 | Travel

A U.S. soldier was caught attempting to board a flight to Los Angeles on Wednesday with high-velocity explosives in his bag. Army Private First Cla...

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.