The decision by a United gate agent to require bar two young women from a flight because they were wearing leggings has raised a significant …
The Top 2 Aircraft Interiors Innovations of 2016 Were Big Surprises
This year gave us plenty to write about in the airline space. Among all the stories of technology, regulations, profits and amenities, two aircraft interiors programs stood out as big surprises.
5 Million Miles for Good: United Raises Funds for Hurricane Matthew Relief
United Airlines is helping raise funds for disaster relief for victims of Hurricane Matthew by offering 5 million frequent flier miles in exchange for donations from the public.
United Pays $2.25 Million Penalty but No Free Ticket for Smisek in Port Authority Investigation
United Airlines has reached an agreement for Non-Prosecution with the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey (the “USAO”) with respect to the investigation of corruption in the deal known as, “The Chairman’s Flight”, which led to the abrupt resignation of the airline’s previous CEO, Jeff Smisek.
Singapore Airlines One-Upsmanship is Great News for San Francisco
Competition heated up on routes between Singapore and the U.S. this week when both Singapore Airlines responded to United’s launch of service from San Francisco.
Why Ensuring You Can’t Get In the Polaris Lounge Is the Smartest Brand Move United Made
They say there’s no better position to be in than competing against yourself. Looking inward to what one can do better is far more effective than trying to out-do whatever others have done.
It sets an individual or organisation free to become their best possible self—with no pre-conceived end, no parallel goal-post, no “good enough,” only excellence.
Capital, Competition, and Technology are Focus of Fresh Leadership in United Board
Following the recent announcement that United Airlines President and CEO, Oscar Muñoz, will return to lead the company on March 14 after a period of convalescence from a heart transplant operation, the airline announces three new independent directors appointed to the United Board.
There selection reveals a focus by the airline on improving its access to and management of capital, strengthening its position among global carriers in the aviation political landscape, and developing an organisation at a the cutting edge of technology.
Passengers Angry About United Mistake Fares In Denmark Were *Really* Angry, USDOT Reports
The mistake involved an error in currency conversion which only occurred on United Airlines’ localised Denmark website, and erroneously converted Danish Kroner to Dollars resulting in First class fares from the EU to the U.S. for an unbelievably low fare of $51.
United Airlines Has Two Firsts Today
United Airlines celebrated two firsts today as it took delivery of a 787-9 Dreamliner and will become the first North American airline to fly both …