Posts Tagged ‘United Airlines’


On This Day in Aviation History: January 30th

United’s 747SP “Friendship One” sets an around-the-world record, the crashes of Kenya Airlines 43 and Pan Am 806, Orville Wright passes away, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff


Mike Tyson Arrested After a Fight at LAX Ticket Counter

Mike Tyson was booked on charges of assault after getting into a fight with an aggressive photographer at the United Airlines ticket counter Wednesday afternoon.
by Phil Derner Jr.


Southwest Carries Most Passengers During 2009 Industry Downturn

In the midst of a 5.3% industry-wide decline in passengers, Southwest Airlines retained its crown as the nation's biggest carrier in 2009. American finished second overall while carrying the most international passengers.
by admin



Are Regional Airlines Feeling the ‘Middle Class Squeeze’? A Look at United’s Hidden Costs

United's cost of regional service will be mostly prohibitive unless regional carriers are able to reduce costs by 30% to compete with the United's own product.
by David J. Williams


January 15th in Aviation History: Miracle on the Hudson, United Airlines Born

US Airways Flight 1549 makes its "Miracle on the Hudson" water landing. A Lockheed U-2 is lost in the Sea of Japan, the crash of Linjeflyg Flight 618, Boeing Air Transport starts delivering airmail, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff