November 28, 2015

Former CSX executive suffers heart attack

United Continental Holdings Inc’s  new chief executive officer has suffered a heart attack, a person familiar with the matter said on Friday, barely a month after he took on the job of improving the airline’s profitability and reputation. The board at United – the No. 2 U.S. carrier by capacity – was informed “promptly” after [...]

United, US Airways in merger talks

MINNEAPOLIS — The CEOs of United Airlines and US Airways have both been up front about their desire to merge with another airline. Now it appears they’re talking to each other, the Associated Press reports. The two are in talks about a combination that would create the nation’s second-biggest airline, a person with knowledge of [...]