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United Continental Merger

Flying The Unfriendly Skies

David Fagin | Posted 05.29.2012 | Travel
David Fagin

So, how come everyone you talk to now refers to it as "United F#&*n Airlines?" That's easy. Just pull back the first-class curtain and you will see the "friendly skies" aren't so friendly after all.

PHOTOS: A Look Back At Continental Airlines Over The Years

Posted 08.22.2012 | Travel

United Airlines will finally shutter Continental Saturday, two years after the merger that created the world's largest airline. As part of the me...

Continental To Vanish For Good

Reuters | Posted 04.30.2012 | Travel

* United and Continental set for single reservation system * Continental website disappears on Saturday By Kyle Peterson...

Midway Ranks Last In On-Time Departures... A Good Sign?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Midway Airport has ranked last in on-time departures in a survey of major airports -- and that might not be such a bad sign. Two new sets of numbers ...

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 & Continental Officially Form New Airline

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

United and Continental formally announced their merger today, and released an image of what a typical airplane in the new partnership would look like....

Continental-United Merger: The (Fewer) Ups and Downs

Bob Franken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Bob Franken

About that proposed Continental-United Airlines merger. My latest struggles as a passenger on another airline, American, offer evidence that while t...

Then There Were Three

Dr. Philip Neches | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dr. Philip Neches

Will the United Continental merger help the industry overcome a trail of losses dating back to the Reagan era? I doubt it. Why? Because airline deregulation was based on a flawed premise.

Continental Abandons Merger Talks With United

New York Times | Andrew Ross Sorkin and Micheline Maynard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Continental Airlines said Sunday that it had abandoned merger talks with United Airlines and was planning to remain an independent carrier, a blow to ...