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United Airlines General Counsel Takes Over As Acting CEO

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 10.19.2015 | Business

Oct 19 (Reuters) - United Continental Holdings Inc said late Monday that its general counsel Brett Hart would take over as acting chief executive off...

Work Stress Is A Major Health Problem, Even For CEOs

The Huffington Post | Shane Ferro | Posted 10.19.2015 | Business

United Airlines has remained silent since its newly named CEO, Oscar Munoz, was hospitalized last week in Chicago. The 56-year-old repo...

Asylum: What You Should Know Before Applying

Umar Akbar Ahmed | Posted 10.01.2015 | Politics
Umar Akbar Ahmed

The United States offers protections to individuals who have suffered persecution, or fear that they will suffer persecution, due to their race, religion, national origin, political opinion, or membership in a particular social group.

What Oscar Munoz Must Do in His First 100-Days as CEO of Scandal-ridden United Airlines

George Bradt | Posted 09.16.2015 | Business
George Bradt

Oscar Munoz' onboarding into the CEO role at United is a prototypical hot landing. He's under fire from the press about the scandal that forced his predecessor to resign, from shareholders unhappy about investment lagging rivals' and from passengers upset about service outages.

Ricky Martin Urges Latinos To Unite Against Donald Trump In Op-Ed

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 08.28.2015 | Latino Voices

Ricky Martin has had enough of Donald Trump’s “xenophobic” rhetoric against Latinos. And the singer wants Latinos to do somethi...

Administration Investigates 5 Airlines For Price-Gouging After Amtrak Crash

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 07.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The government has launched a price-gouging investigation into five airlines that allegedly increased airfare after an Amtrak cras...

United Will Reward Hackers With Up To A Million Frequent Flyer Miles

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 05.16.2015 | Technology

You don't have to be a frequent flier to become a million-miler these days, at least on United Airlines. The aviation giant announced a new "bug bo...

My Place in the World: Thoughts and Feelings - SCOTUS and Marriage Equality

Stephanie Mott | Posted 06.28.2015 | Gay Voices
Stephanie Mott

Today, the Supreme Court of the United States is hearing arguments about whether or not I have the right to marry a person of my choosing irrespective of whether or not they are "male" or "female."

Behind the Scenes: Michelle Mackey

D. Dominick Lombardi | Posted 06.24.2015 | Arts
D. Dominick Lombardi

I first met Michelle Mackey about a year ago while working on the set of Manhattan Love Story, a short-lived ABC romantic comedy. It was immediately apparent that Mackey was most pleased when we were creating a series of abstract paintings for the show's primary loft set.

Do You Believe in Miracles? Here's Living Proof!

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 03.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

More than any other couple we've ever interviewed, Ron and Mariah embody the principle that when two hearts are separated, all difficulties can seem insurmountable, but when they are united as one, nothing is impossible.

Cattle to Coddle Class; Tips from JetBlue, Turkish and Others

Christine Negroni | Posted 01.28.2015 | Travel
Christine Negroni

I don't often sit outside of the economy cabin when I fly and neither do most of my friends. So when I or someone I know gets an upgraded experience it is fun to compare what the various airlines consider a lux experience.

United Airlines Will Soon Debut New, Extra-Big Jet

AP | Posted 09.05.2014 | Travel

SEATTLE (AP) — United Airlines is showing confidence in Boeing's 787 by taking delivery of the new, larger version of the jet that Boeing calls the ...

The Airline With The Most Space For Your Dollar, And More

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.17.2014 | Travel

While cabin space will be vast and peppered with putting greens on the flights of the future, right now we're obligated to work with what we've got. ...

Big Changes Coming To United's Rewards Program

AP | By DAVID KOENIG | Posted 08.10.2014 | Travel

DALLAS (AP) — United Airlines is about to reward its big-spending customers at the expense of bargain-hunting travelers who rack up miles with long-...

Why People Complain Less About Budget Airlines | Posted 02.07.2014 | Travel

Airline passengers complain dramatically more about large airlines than they do about discounters, even when the actual quality of the carriers’ per...

Southwest Keeps It Simple

Posted 10.24.2013 | Travel

Southwest Airlines is one of the top 10 simplest US companies, according to an index Tuesday yesterday by Siegel+Gale, a brand strategy firm in New Yo...

Pilot On United Airlines Flight Dies After Emergency Landing In Boise

AP | Posted 11.27.2013 | Travel

BOISE, Idaho — Idaho officials have identified the United Airlines captain who died after suffering a mid-flight heart attack as 63-year-old Hen...

Computer Outage Causes Worldwide Flight Delays

Posted 08.06.2013 | Travel

A computer outage is being blamed for causing major delays at airports worldwide, KTLA reported. Sabre, a reservation system used by many carriers,...

Etihad Makes Big Promise in Global TV Ad Campaign

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.29.2013 | Travel
Christine Negroni

I have learned elsewhere in the world there are airlines that people love, Love, LOVE. Both Emirates and Etihad Airways based in nearby Abu Dhabi are two such carriers. That's what makes Etihad's new television commercial so interesting.

Is United's Premier Access Service A Rip-Off?

Posted 03.01.2013 | Travel

United Airlines made news recently by announcing a new "Premier Access" option that would allow passengers to skip to the front of security lines for ...

The World's Most On-Time Airlines Are...

Posted 02.19.2013 | Travel

Only one U.S. carrier cracked the top 10 on this list.

Drop in Oil Consumption Signals Power of Free Market

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 04.08.2013 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

The large bulk of oil consumption is from transportation, and as laid out in painful detail on SmartPlanet, the drop is not due to greater vehicle efficiency. So what is driving this drop?

Paul Brady

1,000+ Flights Impacted | Paul Brady | Posted 01.24.2013 | Travel

More than 1,000 flights around the world have been impacted by the continued grounding of all Boeing 787s, according to new data from

787 Cancellations Persist

Posted 01.22.2013 | Travel

The Dreamliner drama continues. Airlines that have grounded the Boeing 787 continue to cancel flights as safety officials continue to investigate t...

The Scariest Experience I Had Post-Split

Denise Albert | Posted 03.11.2013 | Divorce
Denise Albert

When you're three hours into a six-hour flight and the flight attendant randomly announces, "Everyone please put your seats to the upright position and your tray tables up", that can only mean one thing; you are landing.