|Bid||0.00 x 100|
|Ask||1,224.87 x 100|
|Day's Range||1,202.00 - 1,202.00|
|52 Week Range||1,031.00 - 1,624.00|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||191.25|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||N/A (N/A)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
In 2017, three airlines announced they would resume or launch service in Hawaii, while existing Hawaii carriers ramped up planned service, reflecting category growth . Perhaps most notably, Dallas-based Southwest Airlines (LUV) announced in October that it would enter the Hawaii market with ticket sales beginning in 2018, though specific routes and timing have not yet been revealed. Most recently, the airline was reported to be working with the Federal Aviation Administration to receive ETOPS, or Extended-range Twin-engine Operational Performance Standards, which is mandated for carriers servicing a route that contains a point further than one hour flying time from a diversion airport.
American Airlines is getting right to the heart of what the holidays are all about in a new video holiday greeting it has just distributed to millions of customers and friends of the world's largest carrier. Indeed the 90-second "Welcome Home" video is laser-focused on mining the emotions of love and caring that invariably well up at this time year, even among employees of an airline that — like some of its competitors — has witnessed some pretty ugly things happening on planes and at airports in the past year. The new video greeting focuses intently on one particular American Airlines flight attendant, Bogota, Columbia-based Luza Amparo Riveros, as she makes her way through the airport (Dallas Ft. Worth International Airport in this instance) and on to the plane where many passengers are obviously traveling home with gift packages in tow.
As of December 12, 11.1% (two analysts) out of the 18 analysts tracking United Continental had a "strong buy" recommendation on the stock.
Delta Air Lines expects passenger revenue per available seat mile to increase by 4% this quarter, reaching the high end of its original guidance range.
United Airlines doesn't do a lot of sweepstakes promotions. There are two sides to this sweepstakes which will net a total of 10 winners plus their guests — all of whom will get a trip either to Houston or Sydney. In the United States, United is encouraging all interested people with "Sydney" in their name to enter the sweepstakes as they will be traveling to Sydney, Australia if they are winners.
Jim Olson, senior vice president of corporate communications at United Continental, has resigned from the company, effective January 8, 2018.
United Continental (UAL) is looking to acquire an ownership stake in ExpressJet. The partnership gives UAL a chance to expand its domestic networks, which transport travelers from smaller destinations ...
ExpressJet is a regional airline owned by SkyWest (SKYW). SkyWest also owns another regional airline and an aircraft leasing company.
At its December 2016 Investor Day, United Continental (UAL) unveiled a comprehensive plan to improve its earnings from 2016 to 2020.
For the fourth quarter of 2017, analysts are expecting United Continental's (UAL) revenue to rise 1.9% YoY (year-over-year) to $9.2 billion.
In November 2017, United Continental's (UAL) utilization (load factor) remained flat at 81.8%. That was expected since traffic growth for the month matched capacity growth.
In November 2017, United Continental's (UAL) traffic grew 5.1% YoY (year-over-year), exactly matching its capacity growth in the same period.
In November 2017, United Continental’s (UAL) capacity rose 5.1% YoY (year-over-year). The average growth for the quarter is close to 4.2% YoY.
The upbeat Q4 unit revenue views by major carriers like United Continental Holdings (UAL) have contributed to the NYSE ARCA Airline Index gaining.
United Continental’s board has approved a new share buyback program worth $3 billion—approximately 17% of the company’s market cap of $18 billion at the time of the announcement.
On Tuesday evening, Qatar Airways was named the 2017 recipient of the Global Traveler Tested Reader Survey Award for Best Airline for International First Class. The award was announced at a ceremony at the Peninsula Hotel in Los Angeles.
United Continental (UAL) reduced its unit revenue guidance when it released its third-quarter earnings. It expects unit revenues to fall 1%–3% YoY to 12.04–12.29 cents.
As such, many consumer complaints have merit. Note: Click on the photos above to see the airlines with highest percentages of complaints. Some airlines have higher percentages of complaints than others, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Transportation, which examined consumer complaints in October of 2017.
For United Airlines, Tahiti is lucky No. 13. The Chicago-based carrier said early Wednesday that it will begin seasonal nonstop service between its hub at San Francisco International Airport and Papeete, the capital of Tahiti. The San Francisco-Tahiti route becomes the lucky 13th new international route announced by United in 2017.
United Airlines won the battle of Denver International Airport’s big three airlines for bringing flights in on-time in October, though Southwest Airlines had the lowest number of consumer complaints by a wide margin. Southwest Airlines (LUV), DIA’s No. 2 carrier, touched down on-time 84.6 percent of the time, making it No. 7 nationally. As usual, the ultra-low-cost Frontier greatly exceeded its competitors in terms of the percentage of passengers filing complaints with the U.S. DOT.
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Some mammoth public corporations have been very late to articulate their sexual harassment policies, at least to the broader public.
United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz this morning delivered a forceful message on the hot topic of the moment — sexual harassment — in a memo to more than 87,000 United employees. The memo came in the wake of a blunt op-ed piece in the Washington Post on Sunday penned by Sara Nelson, the often outspoken international president of the Association of Flight Attendants, the union that represents thousands of United flight attendants. Nelson in her piece decried how the airline industry has over the years objectified female flight attendants for marketing purposes.
Post-hurricanes, things are looking up for stocks in the airline space. Higher demand for air travel bodes well for the sector participants.