United Airlines

  • Mumbai: DGCA grounds US aircraft after detecting damage in engine 22-02-2014 09:15 AM

    Mumbai: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Thursday evening grounded United States carrier United Airlines' aircraft in Mumbai after finding major damage in its engine cover. According to sources in DGCA, the aircraft is damaged and that the craft's lower cowl is missing. However, the airline has said...
  • Damage reported in United Airlines' plane, grounded at Mumbai airport 21-02-2014 04:49 PM

    A Boeing 777 aircraft of American carrier United Airlines was grounded at Mumbai airport on Thursday night after engineers found that its right engine cover was badly damaged, official sources said on Friday. The aircraft, operating flight UA-48 from Newark to Mumbai, arrived around 2200 hours on Thursday and the...
  • Boeing warns of engine icing risk on 747-8s, Dreamliners 23-11-2013 11:35 PM

    Boeing advised airlines on Friday about a risk of engine icing problems on its new 747-8 and 787 Dreamliner planes with engines made by General Electric, urging 15 carriers to avoid flying them near high-level thunderstorms. The warning led Japan Airlines to pull 787 Dreamliners from two international routes. Other...
  • United Airlines to honour free tickets it accidentally gave away to lucky customers 14-09-2013 08:10 AM

    United Airlines has said that it will honour the tickets it accidentally gave away for free. The decision is good news for people who snapped up the tickets on Friday after United listed airfares at USD 0. Many customers got tickets for USD 5 or USD 10, paying only the...
  • 9/11 lawsuit blames airline for security lapse 17-09-2011 02:26 PM

    New York: A lawsuit filed in a federal court in New York has pointed figures at United Airlines for security failures during the 9/11 attacks, saying the five terrorists who boarded the flight from Boston were cleared by a staff who could not speak or understand English and did not...
  • Pilot spills coffee, triggers hijack alert 06-01-2011 11:21 AM

    Toronto: A pilot's spilled coffee accidentally triggered a hijacking alert and caused a United Airlines flight from Chicago to Frankfurt, Germany, to make an unscheduled stop in Canada. A Transport Canada report said United Flight 940 was diverted to Toronto late Monday and landed safely at Pearson International Airport. In...
  • Watch your weight if you want to fly United Airlines 18-04-2009 06:10 PM

    A controversy surrounds the airline's new seating policy. ...
  • Scorpion on plane, pantful of pain 10-01-2007 06:30 PM

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  • Pilots report UFO to US aviation agency 02-01-2007 06:41 PM

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  • US plane diverted after search 11-09-2006 08:36 PM

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  • 9/11 victims mourn their loved ones 11-09-2006 10:45 AM

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