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Muslim couple sues US airlines after being kicked off flight

A Muslim couple has sued US' United Airlines for forcing them off a flight last year after they sought help with a child booster seat, alleging that they were discriminated against based on faith.

Mar 14, 2017, 17:50 PM IST

IndiGo brings on board ex-United Airlines executive Cindy Szadokierski

Szadokierski would be the third executive from United Airlines to be on board with IndiGo after Greg Taylor and Rohit Philip in the recent past.

Feb 24, 2017, 19:48 PM IST

Anti-Trumpism soars skyward: United Airlines woman pilot removed from flight after rant about US President

United Airlines spokesman Charlie Hobart said he did not know why the pilot was allowed on the plane in plain clothes.

Feb 13, 2017, 10:23 AM IST

United Airlines awards hackers millions of miles for revealing risks

United Continental Holdings Inc has awarded millions of frequent flier miles to hackers who have uncovered gaps in the carrier`s web security, in a first for the US airline industry.

Jul 16, 2015, 14:03 PM IST

United Airlines faces boycott for 'Islamophobia' at 30,000 ft

Hundreds of people have pledged to boycott United Airlines after a Muslim passenger alleged discrimination due to Islamophobia over an unopened can of Diet Coke onboard the American airliner.

May 31, 2015, 15:29 PM IST

Crying baby gets Canadian singer kicked off flight

A Canadian singer-songwriter was kicked off a United Airlines flight in San Francisco because her two-year-old toddler would not stop crying, triggering outrage from her supporters.

May 29, 2015, 05:09 AM IST

US security expert claims he hacked in-flight systems, made plane fly sideways: FBI

In a claim that could send chills down the spine of air travellers around the globe, a US-based security researcher has told the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) that he was capable of hacking into in-flight systems and issue commands that could cause a flying plane to move sideways.

May 19, 2015, 09:49 AM IST

Researcher denied flight after tweet poking United security

United Airlines stopped a prominent security researcher from boarding a California-bound flight late on Sunday, following a social media post by the researcher days earlier suggesting the airline's onboard systems could be hacked.

Apr 20, 2015, 00:14 AM IST

Turbulence forces China-bound US jet back to Newark

Severe turbulence has forced a Beijing-bound United Airlines Boeing 777 with 189 passengers on board back to Newark after five cabin crew sustained injuries, officials said.

Jan 17, 2014, 08:13 AM IST

United jet turns back to Sydney after take-off problem

A Los Angeles-bound United Airlines jet had to turn back to Sydney today after experiencing a problem on take-off, with reports that it had suffered a tyre blowout.

Oct 20, 2013, 15:41 PM IST

Mexico volcano ash disrupts US flights for second day

Frustrated passengers stood in long lines at Mexico City`s airport as US airlines cancelled flights for a second day after the Popocatepetl volcano spewed a new column of ash.

Jul 06, 2013, 13:09 PM IST

Virgin America ranked best, United ranked worst US airline

The study by researchers at Purdue and Wichita State universities said the industry’s overall on-time arrival improved in 2012.

Apr 09, 2013, 15:53 PM IST

United Airlines becomes first US carrier to launch Wi-Fi service

This has made it the first US-based international carrier to offer passengers to stay connected with the Wi-Fi on long-haul overseas routes.

Jan 21, 2013, 14:07 PM IST

9/11 lawsuit blames United Airlines for lapse

A lawsuit filed in a federal court
here has pointed figures at United Airlines for security
failures during the 9/11 attacks.

Sep 17, 2011, 17:22 PM IST

United apologises for reusing 9/11 flight numbers

United Airlines regrets the recent use of flight numbers 93 and 175.

May 19, 2011, 12:26 PM IST

Jet Airways enters into code share with United Airlines

Private carrier Jet Airways
would now be able to provide connectivity to 38 US cities from
India as it entered into a new code share agreement with
America`s United Airlines.

Jun 17, 2010, 22:42 PM IST

UA pilot charged with being over alcohol limit

A United Airlines pilot who was pulled from his trans-Atlantic flight to Chicago shortly before takeoff has been charged with having too much alcohol in his system, British police said Tuesday.

Nov 11, 2009, 12:51 PM IST