As part of the deal, the settlement amount remains confidential.
Airline stocks are falling after earnings reports and worries over a new labor deal with employees.
Southwest Airlines reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit, hit by higher operating expenses and a 2.6-percent drop in average fares.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the latest on the settlement between Dr. David Dao, the passenger forcibly removed from an overbooked United flight, and the airline.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports that Dr. David Dao, the passenger forcibly removed from an overbooked United flight, has settled confidentially with the airline.
Here are three key themes to pay close attention to ahead of Thursday night's tech earnings deluge.
Southwest Airlines plans to stop overbooking flights— an industry practice implicated in an ugly incident on a United Airlines flight that has damaged United's reputation with the flying public. Last year Southwest bumped 15,000 passengers off flights, more than any other U.S. airline. Southwest CEO Gary Kelly said Thursday that the airline had been...
The death of a rabbit on a United flight comes soon after the carrier was under scrutiny for dragging a passenger off a flight, USA Today reports.
Jamie Baker, JPM senior airline analyst, weighs in on policy changes at United Airlines.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on the new passenger policy at United Airlines as the company's push to improve customer experience.
United Airlines hopes more cash, better training, and fewer oversold flights will help it avoid another public relations disaster.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
DALLAS— Southwest Airlines' first-quarter earnings fell 32 percent as it flew more passengers but took in less revenue on average from each one. The disappointing quarter dragged down Southwest shares in early trading. Revenue for each seat flown one mile by Southwest, a proxy for average fares, fell 2.6 percent in the quarter.
United will offer up to $10,000 to volunteers willing to give up their seats if an overbooking incident occurs, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
United Airlines CEO blamed hte incident where passenger David Dao was dragged off a flight on "a system failure." NBCNews reports.
The CEO of United Airlines acknowledges he "messed up" with his initial response to the April 9 incident where a passenger was dragged off a plane after refusing to give up his seat. Oscar Munoz, the CEO of United Continental Holdings Inc., initially defended his airline's actions and criticized the passenger. On Thursday, Munoz talked to The Associated Press...
DALLAS— United Airlines says it will raise the limit— to $10,000— on payments to customers who give up seats on oversold flights and will increase training for employees as it deals with fallout from the video of a passenger being violently dragged from his seat. The airline made the promises Thursday as it released a report detailing mistakes that led to the...
The rabbit named Simon, who was tipped to become one of the world's largest rabbits, was traveling to Chicago after a celebrity owner purchased him.
LONDON— United Airlines is reviewing its handling of a giant showcase rabbit that died after being shipped across the Atlantic from Britain on one of its flights, the latest in a growing list of customer complaints. Distraught breeder Annette Edwards told The Associated Press by phone Wednesday that a veterinarian had checked Simon— a 10- month-old, 3-...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.— Officials in Cambridge are trying to ban employees of the Massachusetts city from using public funds to fly on United Airlines after a passenger was dragged off a flight in Chicago. The Boston Globe reports the Cambridge City Council passed a proposal on Monday asking the city manager to ban official city travel on the airline, so long as there...