United Airlines

United Airlines provides air transportation services in North America, the Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America. It transports people and cargo through its mainline and regional operations. The Company also sells fuel, and offers catering, ground handling, and maintenance services for third parties. It is operated by United Continental Holdings.

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

Chief Executive Officer
Scott Kirby

Scott Kirby

Brett Hart

Brett Hart

Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel
Linda Jojo

Linda Jojo

Executive Vice President of Technology and Chief Digital Officer
Andrew Levy

Andrew Levy

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Christopher Kenny

Christopher Kenny

Vice President and Controller
Greg Hart

Greg Hart

Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer
Andrew Nocella

Andrew Nocella

Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer
Howard Attarian

Howard Attarian

Senior Vice President, Flight Operations
Kris Bauer

Kris Bauer

Senior Vice President, Technical Operations
Gerald Laderman

Gerald Laderman

Senior Vice President, Finance, Procurement and Treasurer
Janet Lamkin

Janet Lamkin

President, California
Douglas Leo

Douglas Leo

Senior Vice President, Network
Toby Enqvist

Toby Enqvist

Senior Vice President, Network Operations and Customer Solutions
Kate Gebo

Kate Gebo

Senior Vice President, Customer Service Delivery
Mike Bonds

Mike Bonds

Executive Vice President of Human Resources and Labor Relations
Theresa Fariello

Theresa Fariello

Senior Vice President, Government Affairs
John Gebo

John Gebo

Senior Vice President, Alliances

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 (23-Feb-2018)

20.5 b

Cash (30-Sep-2017)

1.9 b


31.4 b
United Airlines's current market capitalization is $20.5 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
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

1.1 b7.3 b2.3 b

Depreciation and Amortization

1.7 b1.8 b2 b

Accounts Receivable

209 m(15 m)(16 m)

Accounts Payable

(251 m)(77 m)239 m
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Cash From Operating Activities

1.8 b3.6 b4.9 b1.2 b3.7 b4.9 b547 m2.1 b2.7 b

Capital Expenditures

(210 m)(1.3 b)(2 b)(816 m)(1.7 b)(2.3 b)(691 m)(1.8 b)(2.9 b)

Cash From Investing Activities

(45 m)(1.2 b)(1.7 b)(797 m)(1.6 b)(2.3 b)(643 m)(1.7 b)(3 b)

Long-term Borrowings

(296 m)(1.3 b)(1.5 b)(227 m)(453 m)(911 m)(315 m)(525 m)(722 m)
USDY, 2017


28.8 x


11.7 x


-146.2 x


110.1 k


1.4 x


0.3 x

Financial Leverage

4.7 x
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United Airlines Operating Metrics

United Airlines's Daily Flights was reported to be 4.5 k in FY, 2017
FY, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017


139.21 m31.9 m35.84 m36.74 m138.03 m31.52 m36.23 m37.46 m140.37 m32.09 m36.42 m38.65 m143.18 m33.11 m38.25 m39.3 m148.07 m

Revenue Passenger Miles

205.17 b46.38 b53.9 b56.07 b205.56 b46.44 b54.29 b57.16 b208.61 b46.58 b54.02 b58.17 b210.31 b47.61 b56.36 b59.15 b216.26 m

Aircraft Fleet

1.27 k1.26 k1.24 k1.23 k1.26 k

Mainline Aircraft in Fleet

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United Airlines Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Continental Express, Inc.
Air Micronesia, Inc.
Century Casualty Company
Continental Airlines Domain Name Limited
Continental Airlines Finance Trust II
United Aviation Fuels Corporation
United Ground Express, Inc.
CAL Cargo, S.A. de C.V.
Continental Airlines de Mexico, S.A.
Continental Airlines, Inc. Supplemental Retirement
Continental Airlines Purchasing Holdings LLC
Mileage Plus Holdings, LLC
Presidents Club of Guam, Inc.
UAL Benefits Management, Inc.
Air Wis Services, Inc.
Continental Airlines Fuel Purchasing Group, LLC
Plan for Pilots Trust Agreement
Covia LLC
UABSPL Holdings, Inc.
United Airlines Business Private Services Limited
United Vacations, Inc.

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

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United Airlines Company Life and Culture

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