United Airlines

Groups of passengers wait at a United Airlines gate to board a flight at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

Carry-on crackdown: United enforces bag size limit

NEW YORK (AP) — United Airlines is getting tough on passengers with oversized carry-on bags. The Chicago-based airline has installed new bag-sizers at most airports. It also emailed its frequent fliers, reminding them of its […]

03/04/2014

A Delta airplane approaches LaGuardia airport, in New York. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

Delta to honor extremely cheap mistake fares

NEW YORK (AP) — Some lucky fliers capitalized on a computer glitch Thursday and scored some really cheap flights on Delta Air Lines. From about 10 a.m. to noon ET, certain Delta fares on the […]

12/26/2013

Passenger awakes to find himself locked in plane

HOUSTON (AP) — The captain of an oil platform supply boat in the Gulf of Mexico is no stranger to bumps and other movement while he sleeps. So when Tom Wagner nodded off on a […]

12/09/2013

An Alaska Airlines plane takes off Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

With vacationers not traveling, airlines boost on-time mark

(AP) – Airlines are doing a better job of staying on schedule now that fewer people are flying. The U.S. Department of Transportation said Wednesday that 83.8 percent of domestic flights arrived on time in […]

11/13/2013

Passengers evacuate the Los Angeles International Airport on Friday Nov. 1, 2013, after shots were fired prompting authorities to evacuate a terminal and stop flights headed for the city from taking off from other airports. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

Fliers delayed after Los Angeles airport shooting

Thousands of fliers across the U.S. were delayed Friday after a shooting at Los Angeles International Airport closed parts of the airport. A prolonged shutdown at the nation’s third largest airport will be particularly troublesome […]

11/01/2013

Threat diverts United Express flight to Phoenix

PHOENIX (AP) — A United Express flight from San Francisco to San Antonio has been diverted to Phoenix because of a reported threat. Officials at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport say Flight 5573 landed at […]

10/31/2013

Pilot in cockpit of jet

United pilot suffers heart attack during flight

BOISE, Idaho (AP) – A United Airlines pilot died after suffering a major heart attack while flying from Houston to Seattle, forcing crew members to make an emergency landing in Idaho while two doctors on […]

09/27/2013

Stricken United plane captain dies in Boise

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A United Airlines captain suffered an apparent heart attack while piloting a plane from Houston to Seattle and passengers stepped in to help with a doctor performing CPR and an off-duty […]

09/27/2013

Pilot in cockpit of jet

United to let lucky travelers fly on $0 tickets

United Airlines said on Friday that it will honor the tickets it accidentally gave away for free. The decision is good news for people who snapped up the tickets on Thursday after United listed airfares […]

09/13/2013

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Former United employee made bomb threats

DALLAS (AP) — A former United Airlines flight attendant has agreed to plead guilty to making a bomb threat against a United jet flying between London and Los Angeles. The man’s attorney said that United […]

08/21/2013

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American Air trainee accused of bomb threats

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines says a man training to become a flight attendant was dismissed after he was accused of making bomb threats against another airline and found to be on a government no-fly […]

08/21/2013

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FAA: Boeing 787 diverted over low oil indicator

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A United Airlines Boeing 787 flying from London to Houston was diverted to Newark, N.J., on Thursday because of a low engine oil indicator. The Federal Aviation Administration said that United […]

06/20/2013

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