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United reports Q3 profit as travel demand rebounds

United Airlines reports a net income of $473 million in the third quarter of 2021....


United boosts domestic schedule to meet surge in holiday travel

United Airlines plans to boost domestic schedule with additional flights in a bid to meet a surge in holiday travel....


Top 10 airline marketing failures

Botched rebrandings, misguided stunts or just failed campaigns, here are 10 of the most interesting failures from the history of airline marketing....


United trims amount of involuntary furloughs, but not for pilots

United Airlines says 16,370 employees will be put on involuntary unpaid leave as CARES act expires at the end of September 2020, well short of the 36,000 it threatened to furlough previously....


United chairman: U.S. airline industry needs to shrink by half

According to United Airlines executive Chairman Oscar Munoz, if airline industry in the United States wants to survive, it will have to cut its labour costs by half....


United to furlough 2,850 pilots after government aid expires

The US aviation workspace situation grew even grimmer after United Airlines announced the largest pilot furloughs in its history. The airline’s union says that 2,850 pilots would lose their jobs if the U.S. government decides against another airline bailout....


Delta plans to furlough 2,000 pilots after bailout expires

Following United Airlines, another major U.S. carrier plans additional furloughs. Delta Airlines (DAL)’ reportedly plans for 2,000 pilots to leave jobs in October 2020, after the $32 billion payroll aid to the industry by the U.S. government expires. The extensive changes to the employee structure are reportedly due to the slow aviation industry recovery after the COVID-19 crisis. Previously, 1,806 Delta’s pilots already took early re...


ExpressJet to halt operations, closure sooner than expected

ExpressJet will stop its operations in September 2020 ‒ an abrupt end for a former United Airlines regional operator that previously announced gradual wind-down over the coming months....


Fact check: Did Brazil really ban pillows on airplanes?

On August 8, 2020, there were several reports of Brazilian health regulation agency Anvisa banning every possible kind of pillow on board planes coming to and leaving the country. Ridiculously sounding news attracted some attention and many readers scratched their heads wondering what could have prompted such a decision. But did the decision itself really happen?...


BA threatened with a strike, says it is “disappointed”

Trade union Unite sent a letter with a strike warning British Airways (BA) over its plan to institute significant pay cuts and change employment terms and conditions....