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U.S. Airlines Gear Up for 2024 Democratic and Republican Conventions

United and American are increasing the number of flights to Milwaukee and Chicago this summer for the Republican and Democratic National Conventions.

U.S. Airlines Gear Up for 2024 Democratic and Republican Conventions

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Southwest Faces Activist Pressure as Elliott Takes Nearly $2 Billion Stake

In a letter to Southwest's board of directors, Elliot said it wanted a new CEO at the airline, along with other major changes.

Southwest Faces Activist Pressure as Elliott Takes Nearly $2 Billion Stake

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Where Are the Women? The Airline Industry Reckons With a Broad Gender Gap

In recent decades, women have gone on to lead countries and major companies. But the airline industry has been much slower to close its broad gender gap across senior leadership, engineering and pilot roles.

Where Are the Women? The Airline Industry Reckons With a Broad Gender Gap

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United Wants to Personalize Your In-Flight Ads

United is launching its own media network that will use customer demographic data to create more targeted ads and content for passengers.

United Wants to Personalize Your In-Flight Ads

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Interview: United Airlines’ Trailblazing Pilot

In Captain Theresa Claiborne’s first-ever podcast interview the pilot reflects on a genuinely illustrious career, before discussing her vision for the future.

Interview: United Airlines’ Trailblazing Pilot

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Flight Attendants’ Union Rejects American Airlines’ 17% Pay Increase Proposal

The union that represents American Airlines flight attendants rejected the carrier's proposal to increase wages by 17%. Now, American flight attendants are preparing for the possibility to strike.

Flight Attendants’ Union Rejects American Airlines’ 17% Pay Increase Proposal

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About to Miss a Connecting Flight? United Thinks AI Can Help You Make It in Time

When airlines face an issue, they don't just need to deal with passengers. They also need to worry about the crew and where the planes go next. United is hoping AI can help.

About to Miss a Connecting Flight? United Thinks AI Can Help You Make It in Time

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Behind Delta’s Strength: CEO Ed Bastian Talks Strategy as Competitors Stumble

Bastian’s drive for simplicity at Delta follows a disastrous week for rival American Airlines, which cut ties with its chief commercial officer and lowered its financial outlook. 

Behind Delta’s Strength: CEO Ed Bastian Talks Strategy as Competitors Stumble

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Airlines Scramble for Extra Slots at Reagan National Airport

A provision to add five additional long-distance flights out of DCA in the FAA bill has sent airlines in a frenzy to apply for one of the new slots.

Airlines Scramble for Extra Slots at Reagan National Airport

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United Airlines’ New Safety Video Just Dropped — and it Features 1,000 Dominoes

The roll-out comes at a sensitive time for the carrier as the FAA continues a major safety review into the company’s operations. 

United Airlines’ New Safety Video Just Dropped — and it Features 1,000 Dominoes