United Airlines

United Airlines operated plane that wasn’t ‘airworthy’ 23 times, FAA says

According to the FAA, United mechanics replaced a Boeing 787's fuel pump pressure gauge on June 9, 2014, but did not inspect the work until 19 days later, on June 28, 2014, according to ABC News. During that time, the plane made

United Airlines say sorry for flying passenger 3,000 miles in wrong direction

United Airlines have been forced to apologise after accidentally flying a passenger 3,000 miles in the wrong direction, according to Metro. Lucie Bahetoukilae, who speaks no English, was intending to catch a plane to Paris and was horrified when she landed in

United Airlines reaches settlement with passenger who was dragged off plane

Dao's lawyers announced the deal Thursday, but did not disclose the financial terms of the settlement, CNN reports. The announcement includes praise for United CEO Oscar Munoz from Thomas Demetrio, one of Dao's lawyers. "Mr. Munoz said he was going to do the

United Airlines investigates giant rabbit death

The 90cm-long bunny, called Simon, was found dead in the cargo hold when the flight arrived at Chicago's O'Hare airport from London Heathrow, according to the BBC. Reports in UK media say the continental giant rabbit was being delivered to a new

United Airlines removes couple traveling to wedding from plane

According to the couple, who said they were en route to get married, a federal marshal had escorted them from the plane before take-off from Houston, Texas, but United denied this on Sunday, saying in a statement that neither a marshal nor

United Airlines passenger ‘stung by scorpion’ on flight

Richard Bell said the scorpion fell from the overhead bin and onto his head during lunch on a trip from Houston, Texas to Calgary in Canada, Joinfo.com reports with reference to the BBC. After putting it on his plate, he was stung.

United passenger launches legal action over forceful removal

Citing the risk of "serious prejudice" to their client, Dr. David Dao, the lawyers want United and the City of Chicago, which runs O'Hare International Airport, to preserve surveillance videos, cockpit voice recordings, passenger and crew lists, and other materials related to

Jimmy Kimmel rips United with fake ad after customer dragged off plane

According to USA Today, Jimmy Kimmel then briefed them on the incident in which a passenger on an overbooked United Airlines flight was dragged down the aisle of a plane to accommodate the company's employees. Kimmel also showed them the

United Airlines under fire after passenger dragged from plane; officer put on leave

Videos posted online by other passengers showed a man screaming as officers yanked him from his seat on United Flight 3411 before it departed from Chicago O'Hare International Airport to Louisville, Kentucky, on Sunday. The man, who appeared to be Asian, was

Doctor ‘knocked out’ as he’s forcibly removed from overbooked plane

United Airlines had asked four passengers to leave at random after realising that a flight to Louisville from Chicago last night was overbooked, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Metro. However, when no one agreed to take up their offer of $800 (£645)