United Airlines

United Airlines is a holding company which transports people and cargo through its mainline operations. The Company has global air rights in North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Latin America.

Company Growth (employees)
Chicago, US
Size (employees)
89,700 (est)
United Airlines was founded in 1926 and is headquartered in Chicago, US

Key People/Management at United Airlines

Oscar Munoz

Oscar Munoz

Scott Kirby

Scott Kirby

Andrew Levy

Andrew Levy

Brett J. Hart

Brett J. Hart

EVP, CAO, General Counsel
Linda Jojo

Linda Jojo

Michael Bonds

Michael Bonds

EVP Human Resources and Labor Relations

United Airlines Office Locations

United Airlines has offices in Chicago, Philadelphia, Houston, Cleveland and in 37 other locations
Chicago, US (HQ)
Willis Tower 233 S Wacker Dr
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United Airlines Financials and Metrics

United Airlines Financials

United Airlines's revenue was reported to be $36.6 b in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q3, 2017)

9.9 b

Net income (Q3, 2017)

637 m

EBIT (Q3, 2017)

1.1 b

Market capitalization (11-Dec-2017)

19.3 b

Cash (30-Sep-2017)

1.9 b


30.2 b
United Airlines's current market capitalization is $19.3 b.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


38.9 b37.9 b36.6 b

Revenue growth, %


Operating expense total

36.5 b32.7 b32.2 b


2.4 b5.2 b4.3 b
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


8.6 b9.9 b10.3 b8.2 b9.4 b9.9 b8.4 b10 b9.9 b

Operating expense total

7.9 b8.5 b8.4 b7.5 b8.3 b8.3 b8.1 b8.6 b8.8 b


741 m1.4 b1.9 b649 m1.1 b1.6 b278 m1.4 b1.1 b

EBIT margin, %

USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


2 b3 b2.2 b

Accounts Receivable

1.1 b1.1 b1.2 b

Prepaid Expenses

730 m740 m832 m


666 m738 m873 m
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


3.4 b2.8 b3.4 b1.8 b2.5 b2.6 b2.2 b2.4 b1.9 b

Accounts Receivable

1.5 b1.5 b1.5 b1.6 b1.5 b1.5 b1.4 b1.5 b1.6 b

Prepaid Expenses

826 m881 m819 m912 m911 m791 m1 b1.2 b1 b


631 m656 m704 m759 m798 m842 m900 m882 m937 m
USDQ3, 2017

Cash From Operating Activities

2.7 b

Capital Expenditures

(2.9 b)

Cash From Investing Activities

(3 b)

Long-term Borrowings

(722 m)
USDY, 2017


27.7 x


11.3 x


-140.6 x


110.1 k


1.4 x


0.3 x

Financial Leverage

4.7 x
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United Airlines Operating Metrics

Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015Y, 2016

Cost per Available Seat Mile


Passenger Revenue per Available Seat Mile


Available Seat Miles

245.35 b246.02 b250 b253.59 b


139.21 m138.03 m140.37 m143.18 m
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United Airlines Market Value History

United Airlines Revenue Breakdown

United Airlines Median Salaries

Source: 102 public H-1B filings from United Airlines

United Airlines's Web-traffic and Trends

United Airlines Online and Social Media Presence

United Airlines News and Updates

United Airlines Passenger Is Dragged From an Overbooked Flight

The 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 Just Decided to Make Transatlantic Flights More Uncomfortable (Happy Holidays)

There's a certain inevitability with such things.

American and United Airlines to Pay $95 Million in September 11 Settlement

The World Center Properties' litigation over the September 11 attacks took 13 years to resolve. The impact of that day reverberates throughout society, and the legacy will last for lifetimes. -Dennis Schaal

United Airlines Predicts Industry Fares will Remain Relatively Low for the Rest of the Year

Investors like to worry about the smallest drops in revenues. But for passengers, this is no big deal. In fact, it's good news. It means United expects average fares will remain low for the rest of the year. -Brian Sumers

United Airlines profit falls, sees margin decline this quarter

(Reuters) - United Airlines on Wednesday said its third-quarter net income fell slightly less than investors had feared as the third-largest U.S. carrier was hit by $185 million in pre-tax losses caused by canceled flights during the Atlantic hurricane season.
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United Airlines Company Life and Culture

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