Dead Puppy, Miss-shipped Dog, Ill-Conceived Bonus Cuts: More PR Screwups At United Pinch Leadership
It's a pretty good bet that if you're a CEO and you open the morning paper to see your brand name in the same headline with the words “Dead Puppy” it's not going to be a good day.
3 days ago - Forbes
How United Airlines Is Trying to Prevent More Dog Deaths
United Airlines is making yet another change to its pet policy. On Monday, a passenger flying from Houston to New York was told to move her dog, which was in its carrier, from...
4 days ago - Fortune
Senator Demands Explanation for Animals' Deaths on United Airlines
A U.S. senator has asked United Airlines to explain its high rate of animal deaths, deepening the carrier's latest public relations crisis over a dog that perished in an...
5 days ago - Bloomberg - 2 articles
When Might It Be Time To Sell American Airlines Shares? Here Are Seven Potential Indicators
American Airlines CEO Doug Parker says that if American ever starts to act irrationally and grow too fast, investors will see the signs early on.
5 days ago - Forbes
United Contract Talks Hit Early Snag As Airline Seeks More Regional Jets and Pilots Say No Way
United Airlines President Scott Kirby said the airline's effort to restore lost mainline capacity is "entirely dependent" on relaxing the scope clause in the pilot contract...
5 days ago - Forbes
Delta And United Could Boost Outlooks Tuesday, Analysts Say, As Airline Shares Lag
Airline shares generally trail the S&P 500 in 2018, but analysts say Delta and United could boost their outlooks on Tuesday while American has $3 billion annually in hidden...
7 days ago - Forbes
Why United's Bonus Lottery Was Doomed From The Start
The incentives and rewards that organizations use to drive behavior can have any number of unintended consequences. This is especially true when those incentives do not align...
7 days ago - Forbes
Best To Worst: New Ranking Of U.S. Airlines Balances Price Vs. Service Performance
Individually, three - Southwest, Delta and, perhaps surprisingly, Frontier - scored big gains in operations and customer service performance data compiled by the government...
12 days ago - Forbes
What Automakers Can Learn From NeverAgain, Delta And United
This isn't about gun safety reforms, or immigration or any other controversial issue. This is about changing attitudes that younger and more diverse consumers have on all kinds...
13 days ago - Forbes
Has Warren Buffett Fallen In LUV With Southwest Airlines?
Warren Buffett ignited a storm of speculation this week when he said Berkshire Hathaway "wouldn't rule out owning an entire airline." Would Southwest Airlines be the top pick...
17 days ago - Forbes
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Want to avoid the flu while flying? Try a window seat
A new study sent squads of researchers onto commercial flights to look for viruses and observe how and when people came into close contact.
Actress Cynthia Nixon is running for governor of New York
The former 'Sex and the City' star said she will challenge Gov. Andrew Cuomo in September's Democratic primary.
Uber Suspends Self-Driving Tests After Pedestrian Is Killed In Arizona
A self-driving car operated by Uber struck and killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Ariz. The incident could be the first pedestrian death involving a self-driving vehicle.
Bridge collapse survivor files first lawsuit
A bicyclist who was badly hurt in the deadly collapse of a pedestrian bridge at Florida International University filed the first civil lawsuit Monday in the tragedy, according...
President addresses plan for opioid epidemic during New Hampshire visit
President Donald Trump is visiting New Hampshire, where he's talking about the opioid crisis.
Jim Carrey criticized for 'monstrous' portrait believed to be Sarah Huckabee...
“This is the portrait of a so-called Christian whose only purpose in life is to lie for the wicked..." Carrey captioned the picture.
Uber pauses self-driving operations in Pittsburgh after reported crash in...
Uber has pulled its fleet of self-driving cars off the road in Pittsburgh and three other cities after a reported crash in Arizona.
Lawmaker wants to fine parents of bullies up to $500
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Supreme Court denies GOP's last request to keep gerrymandered congressional...
The United States Supreme Court declined to hear a request from Republican legislators in Pennsylvania who wanted the court to block a new congressional map in the state. It's...
Austin blasts believed to be the work of a 'serial bomber,' police chief says
Texas' capital city was rocked by a fourth bombing this month, which injured two people and was caused by a tripwire that investigators say showed “a different level of skill”...