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    Small Airlines Oppose Plan For U.s. Aid To United

    March 2, 2004 Small Airlines Oppose Plan for U.S. Aid to United By MICHELINE MAYNARD larmed at United Airlines' attempt to enter the low-fare market, an organization representing low-fare airlines said yesterday that it planned to fight United's effort to win $1.6 billion in federal loan...
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    Retirees Shafted :shock:

    1. United to Seek Modifications in Medical Benefits for Retirees Formerly on U.S. Payroll * United is committed to reaching consensual agreements with its retirees on shared costs for medical benefits, following procedures established under section 1114 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. *...
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    Financial News

    * Third-quarter operating profit of 19 million dollars, 665 million dollar improvement over last year excluding special charges, operating profit of 90 million dollars. * Mainline passenger unit revenue improves 12 percent year-over-year. * 9 percent improvement in unit costs...
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    Chairman''s Report Council 34

    Chairman''s Report Renewed Opportunity There has been a plethora of negative news and few positive opportunities for the pilots to latch onto a light at the end of the tunnel for a very long time. But with the second-quarter financial improvements at most airlines - coincidentally after the...
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    United: Make DIA Even More Non-Competitive

    Hot Flash - August 4, 2003 A Textbook Lose-Lose Denver International Airport United: Make DIA Even More Non-Competitive Denver International is absolutely astronomical in terms of cost, and it''s getting worse by the minute... I think one day we''ll probably be in Colorado Springs. Colleen...
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    U.S.Air are you next ??

    A.M.F.A. @ USAirways As most of you are well aware by now, on Monday,7/14/03 the National Mediation Board announced that after ten years and three attempts, the Mechanic and Related employee group at UAL were finally able to fire their company friendly, pretend union AKA the iam. WE ARE NEXT...
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    Hold on to your -B- Plan because UAL is coming for it...

    Mayday for pensions? Fate is up in the air for United workers'' retirement plans By David Kesmodel, Rocky Mountain News July 5, 2003 As United Airlines strives to return to financial health, it must...
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    Scaled down or shelved

    We were told the LCC plans are shelved. UAL scales down plan for budget air carrier By Micheline Maynard, The New York Times May 30, 2003 United Airlines is backing off its strategy to make a separate low-fare carrier the linchpin of its plan to emerge from bankruptcy, saying now that the...
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    Near-crash uncovers crack in air safety system

    WASHINGTON, DC — For almost five years, one of the world''s largest jetmakers knew that the 27-foot-tall tail fin on one of its jets had almost snapped off in flight. The 2001 crash of American Airlines Flight 587 killed all 260 on board and five on the ground. (Michael Wilusz) Officials...
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    More Flights=More Work

    Reuters United to Reinstate 162 Flights in June Thursday May 15, 10:04 am ET CHICAGO (Reuters) - Bankrupt United Airlines said on Thursday that in June it would reinstate most of the domestic and transatlantic flights it had cut in April and May, when the war in Iraq curbed travel demand. But...
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    Unsafe Skies

    Unsafe Skies A CBS 2 Special Assignment Investigation May 12, 2003 4:02 pm US/Pacific (KCBS) In this CBS 2 Special Assignment, investigative reporter Drew Griffin looks at a crippled airline industry struggling to survive, and a growing trend that one whistleblower says is putting safety at...
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    Ual and their maintenance practices (alleged)

    http://kcbs.dayport.com/viewer/viewerpage....=kcbsviewer.tpl
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    OAK and IND to Close

    In one of United's first major transformation steps following ratification of its labor contracts, the company today filed a motion in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court to reject its leases at the Indianapolis and Oakland maintenance centers. The...
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    United Airlines Posts $1.3 Billion Loss

    If we dont start at least get this bleeding under control and start making some money we are finished.To much capacity not enough demand. CHICAGO (Reuters) - United Airlines parent UAL Corp. on Friday posted a $1.3 billion quarterly loss as the war in Iraq hurt travel demand and raised fuel...
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    The Axis of Excess

    BY JOE BRANCATELLI April 24, 2003 -- You can't watch the unfolding saga of corporate greed and malfeasance in the executive suites of the Big Six airlines without immediately thinking of snappy joke lines. You know, stuff like Monkey See, Monkey Steal. Flying Pigs at the Trough. Or, my personal...
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    Shoddy work

    Does anyone think that UAL agreed to settle this because they did nothing wrong?? United to pay $3.2M to settle safety allegations By Marilyn Adams, USA TODAY United Airlines has agreed to pay the government and a whistle-blower $3.2 million to settle allegations of substandard maintenance...
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    UAL and IAM in bed together

    UAL sent legal papers to the NMB to delay the AMFA vote so their toy union wont get thrown off the property. Maverick union raps United Organization seeking to unseat Machinists criticizes vote delay By David Kesmodel, Rocky Mountain News April 23, 2003 A maverick union seeking to represent...
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    Mechanics T/A

    Associated Press United Mechanics' Union OKs Contract Friday April 11, 9:24 am ET Union Representing United Airlines' Mechanics Announces Tentative Agreement on Contract CHICAGO (AP) -- The union representing United Airlines' mechanics announced a tentative agreement Friday on a contract...
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    New mechanics T/A soon?

    The word is the deal is done. Oakland is gone Indy is gone 150-250 a month for your med. insurance People who can retire now maybe should leave now because they are going to pay a huge medigap premium if they wait. R+D is gone also Temp paycut is permanent for life of 6 year contract extension...
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    Further ?

    So true when I'm laid off that will be it for me.Except maybe for some work on a few cropdusters.