Articles about United Airlines
22 Feb 2021
FAA orders United Airlines to inspect Boeing 777s after emergency
Federal aviation regulators have ordered United Airlines to step up inspections of all Boeing 777s equipped with the type of engine that suffered a catastrophic failure over Denver on Saturday.
16 Jul 2020
India establishes bilateral 'air bubbles' with France, US: Details here
India on Thursday announced it has set up bilateral "air bubbles" with France and the US to resume international commercial flights from Friday.
21 Jun 2019
Newark-Mumbai flights suspended by United Airlines: Here's why
United Airlines has decided to suspend its flights between New Jersey's Newark airport and Mumbai, which fly through Iranian airspace, over safety concerns.
20 Apr 2019
Panel to review approval of Boeing 737 Max flight controls
A global team of experts will begin reviewing next week how the Boeing 737 Max's flight control system was approved by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
19 Feb 2019
Texas: Indian-American couple from Hyderabad found dead with gunshot wounds
In an apparent case of 'murder-suicide', an Indian-American couple from Hyderabad was found dead in their home in Texas with gunshot wounds.
20 May 2018
Indian man crossed 11 countries to enter US; now deported
An Indian man who had reportedly travelled over 10,000kms across 11 countries in a month to enter the US illegally in 2016 has been deported back after he was caught staying illegally.
28 Apr 2018
Aditya Ghosh resigns as IndiGo president, Rahul Bhatia appointed interim-CEO
After 10 long years and an incredible journey, IndiGo Working Director and President Aditya Ghosh has announced his resignation from both posts, effective 26th April and July 31st, respectively.
14 Mar 2018
Dog dies after flight attendant forces it into overhead cabin
A dog died on a United Airlines flight when an attendant forced its owner to place it in the overhead cabin during the entire 3.5-hour journey.
31 Jan 2018
US woman wants "emotional support" peacock to fly with her
A passenger at US' Newark airport had a bizarre request: she wanted her "emotional support" peacock to fly with her.
06 Jan 2018
United Airlines flight diverted after passenger messes lavatories up
A United Airlines flight flying from Chicago to Hong Kong had to be diverted to the Anchorage Airport in Alaska after one of the passengers messed up two of the lavatories on the flight with his own faeces.
12 Nov 2017
United Airlines suspends flights as Delhi struggles to breathe
US-based United Airlines has suspended flights to New Delhi due to its "poor air quality". It has "waiver policies in place for customers who are travelling to/from/through Delhi".
24 May 2017
Engine fire prompts Newark Airport shutdown
Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey was temporarily shut down after a United Airlines aircraft's engine caught fire.
11 May 2017
United Airlines cancels Indian-origin man's ticket for filming altercation
An Indian-origin man, Navang Oza, has alleged his reservation on United Airlines was cancelled after he filmed an argument with its staff.
10 May 2017
Twitter, nuggets and an important lesson in social media marketing
Love should have aspirations; it should perform miracles, walk the extra mile and break an impossible Twitter record to let the world know how much one loves chicken nuggets.
01 May 2017
Delta pilot captured on camera hitting woman passenger
Amid rising sentiment against airlines' insensitive handling of passengers, Delta Air Lines has come under fire after a pilot was captured on camera hitting a woman-passenger.
28 Apr 2017
Passenger dragged out of United Airlines' flight wins settlement
Dr. Dao, the Kentucky doctor who was dragged out of a United Airlines flight from Chicago received a financial settlement from the airline.
22 Apr 2017
United-Airlines in trouble: Toilets clogged on 14-hour flight to Mumbai
Passengers of United Airlines continued to face more trouble: an April 20 flight from Newark to Mumbai allegedly had clogged toilets, forcing flyers to "control" themselves for over 14 hours.
17 Apr 2017
United Airlines removes couple headed to wedding from flight
In another controversy, a couple flying from Houston to Costa Rica for their wedding was removed from a United Airlines flight.
15 Apr 2017
New controversy for United: Passenger stung by scorpion on flight
Trouble continued for United Airlines after a passenger was allegedly stung by a scorpion which fell from an overhead cabin during a flight and stung him.
14 Apr 2017
United passenger says flight ordeal worse than Vietnam War experience
Attorneys for Dr. David Dao, the man dragged off a United Airlines Flight, said his treatment was "more horrifying" than what he experienced in the Vietnam War.
13 Apr 2017
United Airlines to compensate every passenger on controversial flight
United Airlines announced that it will compensate every passenger on Flight 3411, from which a flyer was dragged off, for their tickets.
12 Apr 2017
The United Airlines controversy throws "overbooking" in the spotlight
The United Airlines controversy - when security personnel dragged off a passenger with a confirmed ticket as they needed to transport crew on the "overbooked" flight - has thrown the spotlight on a phenomenon that is quite common, but often overlooked.
11 Apr 2017
Outrage: United Airlines overbooks flight, drags passenger off board
A video of security officers forcibly dragging a screaming and bloodied passenger from an overbooked United Airlines flight has triggered an outrage on social media.
27 Mar 2017
United Airlines: Carrier slammed for barring girls in leggings
American United Airlines was widely criticised after it barred two girls from flying on a Denver-Minneapolis flight as they were wearing leggings.
10 Feb 2017
President Trump meets with airline CEOs
President Trump is scheduled to meet with CEOs of Delta Airlines and United Airlines.
09 Feb 2017
9/11 mastermind calls Obama "head of the snake"
Self-proclaimed mastermind of the September 11 attacks, Khalid Shaikh Mohammad wrote to former President Barack Obama telling him that 9/11 was a direct result of the American foreign policy.
24 Dec 2016
President Obama to demolish visitor registry
The Obama administration is going to dismantle USA's dormant national registry program for visitors from countries with active terrorist groups.