United Continental Holdings Inc.’s plan to furlough 685 flight attendants shows how the world’s second-largest carrier still struggles with multiple labor contracts more than three years after its creation in a merger.
Flight delays are significantly undercounted at some of the biggest U.S. hub airports, skewing airlines’ on-time performance statistics disclosed to travelers, according to an inspector general’s report.
Vice President Joe Biden will press Chinese leaders on their intentions in creating a new air- defense zone, as Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel assured Japan of U.S. support and continued military operations in the region.
U.S. airlines were urged by the State Department to notify Chinese authorities before flying through China’s new air-defense zone, even as the American military conducts daily flights in the area without such notification.
U.S. airlines should notify Chinese authorities before flying through China’s new air-defense zone, the State Department said, even as the American military conducts daily flights in the area without such notification.
United Continental Holdings Inc. said it’s almost finished with computer checkups on 96 of its Boeing Co. 757-model jets after canceling 15 flights while performing the unscheduled maintenance yesterday.