United Airlines And Assaulted Passenger Dr. Dao Reached Settlement For Undisclosed Amount

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United Airlines has reached a settlement with Dr. David Dao, the passenger who was forcibly removed from a United flight two weeks ago to make room for United employees.

Dr. Dao sustained injuries while being removed from the aircraft by security personnel after refusing to leave on his own as he was informed that United would deny him boarding/flying involuntarily.

Pro-Golfer Pokes Fun At United Airlines After His Golf Clubs Arrive Decapitated

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United Airlines makes headlines for the wrong reasons again after a pro golfer discovered that United had decapitated his treasured golf clubs while transporting them.

Golf Clubs are usually checked in as oversize baggage and treated carefully (one would hope) but it appears that United is now going after clubs [and rabbits] too. 

United Airlines Changes Due To The Dr. Dao “Incident”

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United Airlines certainly has had rough couple of weeks trying to recover from the incident that happened on early April (read more here) where flight ended up being overbooked due to deadheading crew and United decided to drag some paying passengers off the flight.

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United Airlines decided to get airport police to remove one 69 year old former Vietnamese refugee (gate agent probably thought that this person would give them the least resistance). Te entire case ended up being recorded by other passengers and then endlessly played on media.

How Much More People Are Willing To Pay To Avoid Flying On United Airlines?

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The incident the other Sunday when paying passenger was forcefully moved from United Airlines flight to make space for deadheading employee received plenty of play both on social media and TV last week.

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Many were saying that they would never ever fly on United Airlines again while others were canceling their tickets. People tend to have short memories and many buy their airline tickets on price. How the outrage has resulted in bookings is the million (or perhaps billion) dollar question.

Bad News Won’t Stop For United Airlines As Another Boarded Passenger Is Threatened With Handcuffs In Overbooking Situation

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United really can’t catch a break from bad news this week as now another story surfaced where a paying First Class passenger on the way from Hawaii to Los Angeles was threatened to be placed in handcuffs if he didn’t give up his seat.

The passenger who had a paid First Class ticket was already seated when approached by gate agents to tell him that he’d have to give up his seat to a ‘higher priority passenger’.

United CEO Munoz Apologizes Again (This Time For Real?)

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United Airlines has been in the hot waters for the past two days after they kicked out paying passenger so that deadheading crew could get to their destination.

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United CEO first issued very lame apology (read more here) and then issued another statement to the employees that he was standing by them (read more here).

United CEO’s Email To Employees About The “Offloading” Incident (Standing By Them)

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Yesterday (read more here), United Airlines was facing another PR fiasco when they weren’t willing to offer high enough compensation for passengers on a flight to St. Louisville to get high enough number to give their seats (to accommodate crew members traveling on positive space).

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Now, the email that the CEO Munoz has sent to employees has gone public as well and the tone of the email could have been better.

Another PR Nightmare for United Airlines!

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A couple of weeks ago, Sebastian wrote here about United Airlines taking a lot of heat over forcing passengers (who turned out to be traveling on an employee pass) to change their attire before boarding.

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Seems that the United PR department has another nightmare on their hands after videos posted to social media showing a paying passenger being forcibly dragged from his seat and off the plane by security officers is going viral.

Airfare of the Day: United Airlines Economy Class Chicago to Houston (or v.v.) USD 45 One Way

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Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to United Airlines one way instant purchase fares between Chicago and Houston, available during April/May.

United Airlines Forces Teenagers To Change Their Leggings Attire, Turns Out They Were Employment Pass Passengers

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United Airlines took a lot of heat over the last 24 hours after staff instructed a pair of teenagers to change their attire after they spotted them wearing tight leggings but it turns out this was a reasonable request.

The two kids were actually flying on discounted/free passes issued to airline employees and as such they have to adhere to a dress code set by the airline which obviously doesn’t include leggings.

Airfare of the Day: United Airlines Economy Class Brussels to New York City USD 399

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Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to United Airlines Instant Purchase non-refundable fares between Brussels and New York City.

Airfare of the Day: United Airlines Economy Class Los Angeles to Kuala Lumpur USD 544

A couple of days ago we covered United Airlines shoulder season fares between the East Coast of the United States and Scandinavia (access here). These fares are also available departing from the West Coast to Asia/Pacific region. Today’s airfare of the day goes to their Economy Class fares shoulder season fare between Los Angeles and Kuala Lumpur.

United Airlines MileagePlus PQM & PQS Promotion

United Airlines has launched a targeted promotion for those that wish to purchase Premier Qualifying Miles (PQM) and Premier Qualifying Segments (PQS) that count towards the elite status.

United Airlines MileagePlus Premier Qualifying Miles & Premier Qualifying Dollars Promotion March 2017

The price of PQM/PQS is variable (United here tries to maximize the cash that they get) and generally is not a good deal unless one needs these desperately.

Airfare of the Day: United Airlines Economy Class Boston to Copenhagen USD 451

Today’s Airfare of the day goes to United Airlines shoulder season fare between Boston and Copenhagen.

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