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United Awards 15 Million Miles to College Student for Bug Bounty Program

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Georgia Tech student Ryan Pickren is officially the most successful contributor to United’s Bug Bounty Program, which offers miles for finding website security flaws. He’s collected a total of 15 million miles to date! “I first started working with United because I was about to leave the state for an internship and I wanted frequent flyer…

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US Government Sides w/ Gulf Carriers, Ends Open Skies Dispute Leveled by Delta, United, & American

The US Department of State said that after looking seriously into the allegations leveled by Delta, United, and American, it has decided that no formal action is necessary with regards to the Open Skies agreement with Gulf carriers. TheNational, an Abu Dhabi based paper, reports that State Department spokeswoman Nicole Thompson said: “The US government takes seriously the…

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United’s CEO Promises Review of Entire Business including Hubs & Routes

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United’s CEO on Wednesday told investors that he is planning a “top-to-bottom, full-scale view on everything that we do, it’s something that we have to do and acknowledge, and that involves management structure.” The Dallas Morning News reports that Munoz told employees in a note that the review will include hubs and spoke airports. He…

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United Pilot Asks Passengers To “Pay Attention to the Pretty Young Ladies in the Aisle”, Journalist Incites Twitter Uproar

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Betsy Fischer Martin, a journalist and former executive at NBC News and Meet the Press, tweeted this from her United flight last night: CNN contributor Frida Ghitis then responded with this tweet: United then responded to Fischer Martin as well: The exchange has caused a twitter uproar on sexual harassment, over-sensitivity, and feminism. What say…

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United’s 4th of July On-Time Performance – Best Since Continental Merger

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United Airlines said on Tuesday that its July 4th on-time performance was the best since the merger with Continental six years ago. 72.2% of flights (mainline and regional) arrived on time between July 1 – July 4th, despite major adverse weather in the Northeast and Midwest. To put that in perspective, the airline’s 2015 performance was…

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DOT Grants Havana Flights to 8 US Airlines – Airline & City Details Here

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Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest, Spirit, and United have been tentatively granted rights to fly from the US to Havana, Cuba! In the tentative decision, DOT stated that this proceeding provides an opportunity to introduce scheduled service to Havana after more than 50 years of U.S.-Cuba services being absent altogether or limited only to…

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Delta Way Ahead in May On-Time…and Taking “Second Largest US Carrier” Title from United?

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87.6% of Delta’s flights arrived on time in May, a full 6% higher than their closest competitor, Southwest. Southwest barely beat United for the #2 spot, delivering an on-time performance of 81.6% compared to United’s much improved 81.2%. American had 79.9% of its flights arrive on time in May. The data was part of the…

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Celebrity Rapper Kicked Off United Airlines Flight For “Talking To A Depressed Fan”

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Yesterday afternoon, United Airlines reportedly kicked off Roc Nation rapper Vic Mensa from his flight on his 23rd birthday. In a Tweet that has since been deleted, Vic said: “Thnx United for kicking me off my flight for talking to a depressed fan who needed help on the phone when the plane wasn’t even flying yet.”…

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