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February 07, 2016 2:24 AM ET


Company Overview of United Airlines, Inc.

Company Overview

United Airlines, Inc. offers passenger and cargo air transportation services. As of October 28, 2015, the company operated approximately 700 mainline aircraft. It operates flights to destinations in the United States, Canada, and Latin America, as well as in the Atlantic and Pacific regions. The company was formerly known as Continental Airlines, Inc. and changed its name to United Airlines, Inc. in March 2013. The company was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. United Airlines, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of United Continental Holdings, Inc.

233 South Wacker Drive

Chicago, IL 60606

United States

Founded in 1934

84,000 Employees



Key Executives for United Airlines, Inc.

Acting Chief Executive Officer
Age: 45
Chief Executive Officer, President (Leave of Absence), Director, Member of Executive Committee and Member of Finance Committee
Age: 56
Acting Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Finance & Procurement and Treasurer
Age: 57
Chief Operations Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 49
Chief Revenue Officer and Vice Chairman
Age: 59
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

United Airlines, Inc. Key Developments

United Airlines, Inc. expected to report Fiscal Year 2015 results on February 6, 2016. This event was calculated by Capital IQ (Created on January 31, 2016).

United Airlines, Inc. expected to report Fiscal Year 2015 results on February 6, 2016. This event was calculated by Capital IQ (Created on January 31, 2016).

United Airlines Appoints James Olson as SVP of Corporate Communications, Effective from Feb. 1, 2016

United Airlines has appointed James T. Olson as senior vice president of Corporate Communications. United said that Olson will join United on Feb. 1, reporting to Michael Bonds, executive vice president of Human Resources and Labor Relations. Olson currently serves as vice president Global Corporate Communications at Starbucks Coffee Company, where he has led the company's reputation-elevating corporate news agenda and brand protection capability since 2011. Additionally, he architected Starbucks' next-generation digital news and employee storytelling platform, as well as orchestrated public affairs for the company's Asia-Pacific and Latin America regions.

United Airlines Reports Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015

United Airlines reported earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year 2015. For the quarter, the company reported net income of USD 934 million, or USD 2.54 per diluted share, excluding special items. Including special items, net income of USD 823 million. Total revenue was USD 9.0 billion, a decrease of 3.0% year-over-year. For the year, the company reported net income of USD 4.5 billion, or USD 11.88 per diluted share, excluding special items. Including special items, net income of USD 7.3 billion.

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