Tag: Oscar Munoz

United CEO on Gulf Carriers: ‘Those Airlines Aren’t Airlines’

Reading Time: 2 minutes United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz has staked out a hardline position on alleged Gulf airline subsidies, warning of a “huge uproar from Americans” when the full scope of the issue becomes widely known and US jobs are potentially lost. Speaking March 2 at the US Chamber of Commerce Aviation Summit in Washington DC, Munoz made […]

Mesa Airlines to Fly 12 Additional E175s for United Airlines

Reading Time: 2 minutes United Airlines is expanding its partnership with regional provider Mesa Airlines through the introduction of 12 new Embraer E175 regional jets beginning in May of 2017. The additional E175s will grow United’s overall E175 fleet to 60 with Mesa Airlines and 100 overall once all ordered aircraft are delivered. Republic Airline also operates 16 E175s […]

United Posts $965 Million 3Q Net Profit

Reading Time: 2 minutes Chicago-based United Airlines parent United Continental Holdings reported a third-quarter net profit of $965 million, down 80% from a net income of $4.8 billion in the 2015 September quarter. According to United’s third-quarter performance report, in 2015, “after considering all positive and negative evidence, the company concluded that its deferred income taxes would more likely […]

United Unveils New Polaris Business Cabin And Lounge

Reading Time: 1 minute United Airlines’ new premium business product—United Polaris—was unveiled today. The product rebranding includes all aircraft interiors, digital media, inflight service and airport lounges. It will be offered Dec. 1. “This completely reconceived experience exemplifies the new spirit of United and the innovation, excitement and operational momentum across our airline,” United president and CEO Oscar Munoz […]