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2 years 6 months ago

United Airlines gets delay problems mostly fixed

CHICAGO (AP) - It looks like United Airlines fixed its computer problems just in time for busy weekday travel. United dealt with significant delays over the weekend as it integrated its passenger records data with Continental Airlines. United and Continental merged in 2010 but the company didn't finish merging all...

3 years 3 months ago

Computer outage affects United Airlines flights

CHICAGO (AP) - United Airlines is reporting computer problems that are affecting flights nationwide. On its Twitter page, United reported late Friday the computer outage was interrupting departures, airport processing and reservations. Attempts to access the airline's website are also being stymied. The computer problems apparently started a little...

3 years 4 months ago

Southwest Airlines could become top DIA carrier

DENVER (AP) - An aviation consultant says Southwest Airlines could become Denver International Airport's largest carrier in a year or so as United Airlines juggles its fleet. Aviation consultant Michael Boyd said United has outsourced many flights to regional airline affiliates. According to The Denver Post, United and...

4 years 2 months ago

FAA places DIA injuries at 30

It felt like dropping down an elevator shaft. That's how one passenger described the turbulence aboard a United Airlines jet that made an emergency landing in Denver Tuesday night. One woman was jolted out of her seat so forcefully that she left a crack in the wall when she...

4 years 3 months ago

Non-stop flight to Dulles announced

United Airlines will soon begin a new non-stop flight from the Colorado Springs Airport to Dulles Airport near Washington, D.C. An official announcement will be made at 8 a.m. Wednesday. The flight will leave daily just before 9 a.m. and return around 8:30 p.m. It's the only non-stop flight...

4 years 3 months ago

Turbulence injures 10 on London to LA flight

Ten people suffered injuries, including broken bones, during severe turbulence on a flight from London to Los Angeles that was diverted to Montreal. United Airlines spokeswoman Sarah Massier says United Flight 935 reported severe turbulence over the Atlantic Ocean Tuesday and landed in Montreal around 1:15 p.m. The airline...

4 years 5 months ago

United canceling flights due to storm

Even before the first snowflake falls, United Airlines has canceled dozens of flights scheduled into and out of Colorado on Friday and Saturday. Ticketholders are able to change plans without penalty. Several airlines allow passengers to change their plans when snow is forecast. The Pikes Peak region is...

4 years 6 months ago

Airline luggage went unscanned in Denver

Denver airport officials say hundreds of bags were loaded onto airplanes in late December without being run through security scanners. The Transportation Security Administration says it's investigating. Denver International Airport Manager of Aviation Kim Day says the incident involved "a couple thousand" bags. An airport memo indicates the...

4 years 7 months ago

Denver flight halted by threat

A United airlines flight from Denver to San Francisco has been diverted to Salt Lake City because of a bomb threat. Salt Lake City Superintendent of Airport Operations Dave Korzep says the FBI and airport police are on scene searching the plane. Korzep says the 193 passengers and...

4 years 8 months ago

Infant dies on Colorado-bound plane

A 2-month-old boy has died after he stopped breathing on a United Airlines flight that made an emergency landing in Milwaukee. Milwaukee County sheriff's Sgt. Philip Wentzel said Thursday the infant was with his parents on a flight from Detroit to Denver Wednesday afternoon when he stopped breathing. Wentzel...

4 years 8 months ago

Flights canceled in advance of storm

As much of the country prepares for more snow and bitter cold, United Airlines has canceled 130 flights out of Chicago's O'Hare International Airport -- about 30 percent of its schedule. Some evening flights were canceled in Atlanta, as forecasters predict up to three inches of snow in northern Georgia....

4 years 9 months ago

United orders Boeing 787, Airbus planes

United Airlines on Tuesday said it would buy its first new jets since 1998, splitting an order for 50 planes between Airbus and Boeing Co. United said it ordered 25 of Boeing's long-awaited 787 widebody jetliners and 25 of the Airbus A350. Delivery is expected between 2016 and 2019,...

4 years 11 months ago

FAA proposes fines against United, US Airways

The Federal Aviation Administration wants to levy multimillion dollar penalties on United Airlines and US Airways for safety violations. The FAA said Wednesday it has proposed a $5.4 million fine against US Airways for operating eight planes on a total of 1,647 flights from October 2008 to January 2009 in...

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