United Airlines

United Raises Cash Payouts For Bumped Passengers

CP | David Koening, The Associated Press | Posted 04.27.2017 | Canada Business

United is also vowing to reduce, but not eliminate, overbooking.

United Airlines In Trouble (Again) After Giant Rabbit Dies On Flight

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 04.26.2017 | Canada Business

United had the second-highest level of animal deaths of any U.S. airline last year.

No One At United Will Be Fired Over The Dragging Incident

CP | David Koenig, The Associated Press | Posted 04.18.2017 | Canada Business

Company executives said it's too soon to know if the incident is hurting ticket sales.

Canadian Airline Receives Heartfelt Thank You Note (Yes, Really)

The Huffington Post Canada | Andree Lau | Posted 04.18.2017 | Canada Business

WestJet does it again.

Falling On Your Sword Can Remedy Even The Worst PR Disaster

Warren Kinsella | Posted 04.18.2017 | Canada Living
Warren Kinsella

In this writer's experience, voters and consumers are forgiving. They are profoundly aware of the tendency of humans to have human failings, being human beings themselves. And, as long as mistakes are not being made all the time they will forgive and forget and move on.

Scorpion Drops Onto Calgarian's Head During United Flight

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Prestwich | Posted 04.17.2017 | Canada Alberta

Richard Bell's wife Linda said the airline gave him a travel credit.

Overbooked Air Canada Flight Leaves 10-Year-Old Without A Seat

The Huffington Post Canada | Joanna Adams | Posted 04.17.2017 | Canada Business

“He was really scared... He kept saying ‘is everything going to be OK?’’’

United Will No Longer Bump Passengers Already On Plane

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 04.17.2017 | Canada Business

The change comes after a passenger was dragged off his fully-booked flight.

$9,950, Anyone? Airlines Scramble To Update Overbooking Policies

CP | David Koenig And Damian Troise, The Associated Press | Posted 04.16.2017 | Canada Business

"If you offer enough money, even the guy going to a funeral will sell his seat."

Airlines Bully Customers, United Passenger's Lawyer Says

CP | Don Babwin And Sara Burnett, The Associated Press | Posted 04.13.2017 | Canada Business

CHICAGO — The passenger dragged from a United Express flight suffered a "significant'' concussion and broken nose, and he lost two front teeth, one ...

Doctor Dragged Off Flight Needs Reconstructive Surgery: Lawyer

CP | Don Babwin and Sara Burnett, The Associated Press | Posted 04.13.2017 | Canada Business

David Dao suffered a "significant" concussion and broken nose after he was removed from the plane.

Airlines Push Back Against Calls To Ban Overbooking

CP | David Koenig, The Associated Press | Posted 04.13.2017 | Canada Business

Overbooking is "a valid business process."

What You Need To Know About Overbooked Flights

Claire Newell | Posted 04.12.2017 | Canada Travel
Claire Newell

Most airlines expect a certain number of no-shows on each flight and routinely overbook flights to maximize capacity. This practice has been taking place since I started in the industry and for monetary reasons I doubt that it is ever going to change.

Airlines Are Trolling United On Twitter, And It's Personal

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.12.2017 | Canada Business

The video of a United Airlines passenger being dragged off an overbooked plane has become the butt of late-night TV jokes and endless social media tro...

Rival Airlines Troll United After Passenger Manhandled

The Huffington Post Canada | Joanna Adams | Posted 04.12.2017 | Canada Business

Burn.

WATCH: United CEO Says He Felt 'Shame' When He Saw Viral Video

The Associated Press | CP | Posted 04.12.2017 | Canada Business

Oscar Munoz vowed this "will never happen again on a United flight."

United Loses $900 Million In Value In Hours

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.11.2017 | Canada Business

A viral video of a United passenger being forcibly dragged of a plane has gone worldwide.

Canada To Get New Rules On Airlines Bumping Passengers

CP | Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.11.2017 | Canada Business

Legislation is expected this spring.

United Passenger's Violent Removal Sparks Outrage In China

CP | Matthew Brown, The Associated Press | Posted 04.11.2017 | Canada Business

"This airline must be boycotted!"

United CEO Apologizes For 'Truly Horrific' Incident

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 04.11.2017 | Canada Business

The passenger was reportedly a doctor.

Dress Codes Are About Fear Of The Female Body

Lauren Messervey | Posted 03.29.2017 | Canada Living
Lauren Messervey

By deeming what is normal to be inappropriate, we turning women's bodies into a real thing of horror. I am praying that there was not a single person on that plane who would have mentally drawn a connection between a ten year old in leggings to a sexual object. But isn't the thought that the conclusion could be drawn part of the problem?

United Airlines Wouldn't Let Teens On Flight Because They Wore Leggings

The Huffington Post Canada | Monika Markovinovic | Posted 03.27.2017 | Canada Style

But it may have been for a valid reason.

Flight Attendant Fired After Using Emergency Slide To Get Off Plane

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Prestwich | Posted 04.07.2016 | Canada

"That's insane. Why?" one onlooker said. "Why would she do that?"

Plane Turned Around Due To Violent Man Who Wanted To Do Yoga

CP | Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, The Associated Press | Posted 04.01.2016 | Canada

The passenger was later arrested.

Airlines Are Bringing Back Perks -- Tiny Ones, Anyway

CP | Scott Mayerowitz, The Associated Press | Posted 02.01.2016 | Canada Business

Airlines ready to "reinvest in customers."