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Judge Rejects 9/11 United Airlines Lawsuit

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 01.21.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — United Airlines cannot be held responsible for the hijacking of an American Airlines flight and the collapse of a third World Trade C...

Last Minute Holiday Air Travel Tips to Save Your Sanity

Elizabeth Thorp | Posted 01.19.2013 | Travel
Elizabeth Thorp

Approximately 24 million travelers will take to the skies in the next few weeks to celebrate the holidays with family and friends, according to Airlines for America. Whether you're visiting Grandma, hitting the slopes or simply getting away from the hustle and bustle, there are some air travel tips you should know.

Paralyzed Marine Sues Airline For Allegedly Forcing Him To Sit In Urine

Posted 11.15.2012 | Impact

An Afghanistan War veteran and Paralympian is suing United Airlines and an airport contractor for allegedly causing him injury and, he says, to make s...

Turn-Down Service Comes To United

CNN | Marnie Hunter | Posted 01.13.2013 | Travel

Sweet dreams on an airplane generally are reserved for first class passengers. And United Airlines is sweetening that dreamy proposition for their pre...

United Airlines To Return TIF Funds To The City

AP | Posted 11.12.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- The mayor says United Airlines will repay $5.6 million in tax incentives the company received from Chicago to redevelop its downtown headqu...

PHOTOS: United's 1st Dreamliner Touches Down In Chi-Town

AP | Posted 11.04.2012 | Travel

CHICAGO -- United Airlines' inaugural flight of Boeing's 787 Dreamliner has touched down at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. United is the fir...

What Do Airlines Owe Passengers Displaced By Sandy?

Kate Hanni | Posted 12.31.2012 | Travel
Kate Hanni

A tiny percentage of the people unable to board the 19271 flights canceled or rescheduled in the wake of Hurricane Sandy likely read the contract that is now determining what sort of help their airline is obliged to give them.

Airline's Attempt To Raise Fares Fails

AP | Posted 10.12.2012 | Money

DALLAS -- The latest attempt by airlines to raise fares has collapsed. United Airlines said Thursday that it rolled back an increase of $4 to $10 per...

Airline Raises Fares, AGAIN

AP | Posted 12.10.2012 | Money

DALLAS — United Airlines is raising prices on most flights within the U.S. by up to $10 per round trip. The airline confirmed the increase on W...

United CEO Talks 787s

AP | JOSHUA FREED | Posted 09.28.2012 | Travel

-- For years, airline executives were criticized for falling in love with shiny new airplanes, to the detriment of their shareholders. United Contine...

Erratic Man Scares Passengers On United Flight

AP | Posted 09.27.2012 | Travel

SANTA ANA, Calif. -- Passengers said they had to tackle a man who was behaving aggressively and grabbing women during a flight from Chicago to Orange ...

WATCH: United Airlines' 787 Dreamliner Assembled In Time-Lapse

Posted 09.25.2012 | Travel

A new, enchanting time-lapse video shows the process of assembling and painting a United 787. The carrier is the first to fly the composite aircraft i...

United Gets America's First Dreamliner

travel.usatoday.com | Posted 09.25.2012 | Travel

For the first time ever, there's a Dreamliner in the fleet of a U.S. airline. That became official over the weekend, when United Airlines officiall...

Supermodel Claims United Airlines Killed Her Dog

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 09.24.2012 | Travel

Supermodel Maggie Rizer's two-year-old Golden Retriever Bea was very much alive when she and her family boarded a United Airlines flight bound for San...

Donna's Cancer Story: The North Pole

Sheila Quirke | Posted 11.21.2012 | Parents
Sheila Quirke

As we exited the plane, rows of Chicago firefighters and police officers gave the kids standing ovations. I lost it -- tears, sniffles, undisguised emotion. Something about these men and women who put their lives on the line daily saluting these sick kids really moved me.

Yet Another Price Hike

AP | Posted 09.13.2012 | Money

DALLAS -- Led by Southwest Airlines, several airlines are raising prices again. Southwest raised fares Wednesday by $10 per round trip on about 10 pe...

An Open Letter To United's Jeff Smisek

Jonathan Ezer | Posted 11.07.2012 | Travel
Jonathan Ezer

Last month, I passed the 25,000 mile mark and became a Premier Silver member on United Airlines. I expected the typical feelings of pride and self-importance that "status" usually confers, but my feelings were tempered by the many bad experiences on United in recent months.

The Best Way To Help Hurricane Victims That No One Knows About

Danny Rubin | Posted 10.30.2012 | Impact
Danny Rubin

As expected, Hurricane Isaac is now wreaking havoc in Louisiana -- and New Orleans in particular -- as the storm surge floods out coastal communities ...

UPDATE: United Computer Glitch Grounds Flights

Posted 08.30.2012 | Travel

UPDATE 8/30/12, 7:45 a.m.: United Airlines blamed a piece of hardware for Tuesday's network outage that grounded flights across the country, reports ...

WATCH: 83-Year Old Flight Attendant's World Record

AP | JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER | Posted 10.28.2012 | Travel

HONOLULU -- A flight attendant is landing in the Guinness World Records book after spending 63 years moving about the cabin. Ron Akana, 83, worked hi...

When Direct Flights Aren't Direct

Seth Korman | Posted 10.27.2012 | Travel
Seth Korman

When purchasing the tickets, I made the mistake of missing the distinction between "direct" and "nonstop" flights.

America Needs A Five-Star Airline

John Nicholson | Posted 10.24.2012 | Travel
John Nicholson

Why harp on one tiny aspect of airlines' customer experience? Because it's illustrative of the overall trend of poor product and service outputs by all major U.S. airlines.

Will Congress Pass the Airline Bailout Act of 2012?

Jake Schmidt | Posted 10.21.2012 | Green
Jake Schmidt

If signed into law and implemented (as its proponents clearly want) the bill could put taxpayers at risk of a significant bailout for the airlines through the "hold airlines harmless" provision.

United 'Loses' Little Girl

Posted 08.14.2012 | Travel

The parents of a 10-year-old girl have accused United Airlines of losing their daughter and not being concerned about it. On his blog, Stanford pr...

Airplane Catches Fire Before Takeoff In Seattle

AP | Posted 10.13.2012 | Travel

SEATTLE — A Sea-Tac airport spokesman says all passengers were safely evacuated after a United Airlines plane caught fire before taking off. Th...