There is no evidence of a cyber attack in the FAA system outage and President Joe Biden has been briefed on the incident, the White House said.
The US international carrier plans to acquire 200 Boeing aircraft and 70 Airbus jets, in an order valued at $35.4 billion based on the listed price of the jets.
An hour-long blackout struck several US airlines, Australian financial firms and other global companies, with the problem traced to US-based tech provider Akamai.
The airline's chief of flight operations said the first offers will go to pilots who had conditional job offers or were in line for jobs in 2020.
The US Justice Department says former employees of United’s cargo division falsified parcel-delivery information allowing the airlines to collect millions of dollars in payments.
United and Japan’s two main airlines confirmed they have suspended operations of 56 planes fitted with the same engine which fell apart mid-flight over Colorado on Saturday.
Covid-19 has now killed over 439,000 people worldwide since the outbreak started in China last year, according to tracking websites. Here are the developments for June 16:
US airlines are slashing hundreds of thousands of flights, cutting schedules by 80% or more through at least June and parking thousands of jets as demand for tickets has plunged by about 95%.
Some airline companies have cancelled all China flights, while others only cancelled some flights or routes to prevent further spread of the deadly virus.
With the launch of the world's third longest scheduled passenger flight, here is a brief look at some of the those that span the globe.
The exodus of corporate names began after the National Rifle Association launched a counter-offensive against a student-led campaign for tighter US gun laws.
Both airlines expressed their disappointment at the decision. The largest airline in the US has accused the two airlines of being unfairly advantaged because of government subsidies.
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