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United Airlines Holdings (formerly known as United Continental Holdings) is an airline holding company that primarily operates through its wholly-owned subsidiary United Airlines. It transports people and cargo through its mainline and regional operations. The company also sells fuel, offers catering, ground handling, and maintenance services for third parties.

TypePublic
Founded1926
HQChicago, IL, US
Websiteunited.com
Overall CultureC

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2021)84,100(-1%)
Job Openings192
Revenue (FY, 2021)$24.6 B(+61%)
Share Price (May 2022)$44.6(-4%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
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Key People/Management at United Airlines

Scott Kirby

Scott Kirby

Chief Executive Officer, Director
Brett J. Hart

Brett J. Hart

President United Airlines
Linda Jojo

Linda Jojo

Executive Vice President Technology and Chief Digital Officer
Andrew Nocella

Andrew Nocella

Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer
Kate Gebo

Kate Gebo

Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Labor Relations
Gerald Laderman

Gerald Laderman

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
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United Airlines Office Locations

United Airlines has an office in Chicago
Chicago, IL, US (HQ)
233 S Wacker Dr
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United Airlines Financials and Metrics

United Airlines Revenue

United Airlines's revenue was reported to be $24.63 b in FY, 2021 which is a 60.4% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Q1, 2022)

7.6b

Gross profit (Q1, 2022)

4.4b

Gross profit margin (Q1, 2022), %

57.7%

Net income (Q1, 2022)

(1.4b)

EBIT (Q1, 2022)

(1.4b)

Market capitalization (18-May-2022)

14.5b

Closing stock price (18-May-2022)

44.6

Cash (31-Mar-2022)

18.5b
United Airlines's current market capitalization is $14.5 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Revenue

43.3b15.4b24.6b

Revenue growth, %

5%(65%)60%

Cost of goods sold

13.6b6.1b9.2b

Gross profit

29.7b9.3b15.4b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021Q1, 2022

Revenue

8.0b1.5b2.5b3.2b5.5b7.8b7.6b

Cost of goods sold

2.9b738.0m1.0b1.6b2.1b2.6b3.2b

Gross profit

5.1b737.0m1.4b1.6b3.4b5.2b4.4b

Gross profit Margin, %

58%
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

1.7b2.8b11.3b

Accounts Receivable

1.3b1.4b1.3b

Prepaid Expenses

913.0m814.0m635.0m

Inventories

985.0m1.1b932.0m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021Q1, 2022

Cash

1.8b3.2b3.0b3.4b6.5b13.2b12.7b20.8b19.3b18.5b

Accounts Receivable

1.8b1.8b1.6b792.0m857.0m1.2b1.4b1.8b1.7b2.1b

Prepaid Expenses

780.0m708.0m725.0m822.0m766.0m566.0m483.0m646.0m717.0m762.0m

Inventories

972.0m996.0m1.1b1.1b955.0m961.0m918.0m
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

2.1b3.0b(7.1b)

Depreciation and Amortization

2.2b2.3b2.5b

Accounts Payable

130.0m324.0m(1.1b)

Cash From Operating Activities

6.2b6.9b(4.1b)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021Q1, 2022

Net Income

(1.8b)(1.3b)(1.4b)

Depreciation and Amortization

1.2b1.9b611.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

1.9b4.6b5.7b63.0m(67.0m)(2.0b)447.0m3.1b2.3b1.5b

Purchases of PP&E

(1.3b)(1.6b)(402.0m)
USDFY, 2018

Debt/Equity

1.5 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

4.5 x
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United Airlines Operating Metrics

FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020FY, 2020Q1, 2021

Passengers

158.33 m36.45 m42.59 m43.09 m162.44 m30.36 m2.81 m9.74 m57.76 m14.67 m

Revenue Passenger Miles

230.16 b53.1 b63 b64.63 b239.36 b43.23 b2.97 b10.61 b73.88 b17.25 b

Aircraft Fleet

1.33 k1.36 k1.29 k

Mainline Aircraft in Fleet

770777812
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United Airlines Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Westwind School of AeronauticsFebruary 05, 2020
MyPointsDecember 01, 2001$112 m
Air Micronesia, LLC.
Air Wisconsin, Inc.
Air Wis Services, Inc.
CAL Cargo, S.A. de C.V.
CALFINCO Caymans Ltd.
Century Casualty Company
Continental Airlines de Mexico, S.A
Continental Airlines Domain Name Limited
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United Airlines Revenue Breakdown

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United Airlines revenue breakdown by business segment: 9.5% from Cargo, 82.0% from Passenger and 8.5% from Other

United Airlines revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 11.6% from Latin America, 13.9% from Atlantic, 68.4% from Domestic (U.S. and Canada) and 6.1% from Pacific

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United Airlines Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

95/100

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United Airlines Online and Social Media Presence

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United Airlines Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C

    66/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    73/100

  • Compensation

    C+

    66/100

  • Diversity

    C

    63/100

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United Airlines News and Updates

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United Airlines Passenger Is Dragged From an Overbooked Flight

United Airlines Passenger Is Dragged From an Overbooked FlightThe disturbing scene captured on cellphone videos by United Airlines passengers on Sunday went beyond the typical nightmares of travelers on an overbooked flight.

United Airlines says FAA has cleared grounded 52 Boeing 777s to fly again

United plans to start flying the 52 Pratt & Whitney-powered 777s again this month.

United Airlines stock jumps after passenger revenue, capacity outlook raised

Shares of United Airlines Holdings Inc. jumped 4.7% in premarket trading Tuesday, after the air carrier raised its passenger revenue outlook, citing an improving demand environment. United disclosed late Monday in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that it now expects second-quart…

United Airlines touts diversity and sustainability in its first brand campaign since 2013

“Good Leads The Way” plays up innovation, as well as the airline’s record on diversity, customer service, and safety. Last week, United Airlines announced its first sustainable aviation fuel venture (SAV), a fuel type that can be made from feedstocks, such as solid waste, municipal trash, and fores…

After 19 Months, United Airlines Just Made a Very Big Announcement

Is this the end? Or is it the beginning of the end?

United Airlines ramps up flights for European travel comeback

United plans to fly 25% more trans-Atlantic capacity this spring and summer over 2019.
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United Airlines Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was United Airlines founded?

    United Airlines was founded in 1926.

  • Who are United Airlines key executives?

    United Airlines's key executives are Scott Kirby, Brett J. Hart and Linda Jojo.

  • How many employees does United Airlines have?

    United Airlines has 84,100 employees.

  • What is United Airlines revenue?

    Latest United Airlines annual revenue is $24.6 b.

  • What is United Airlines revenue per employee?

    Latest United Airlines revenue per employee is $292.9 k.

  • Who are United Airlines competitors?

    Competitors of United Airlines include Spirit Airlines, Turkish Airlines and Southwest Airlines.

  • Where is United Airlines headquarters?

    United Airlines headquarters is located at 233 S Wacker Dr, Chicago.

  • Where are United Airlines offices?

    United Airlines has an office in Chicago.

  • How many offices does United Airlines have?

    United Airlines has 1 office.