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.

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TypePublic
HQChicago, US
Founded1926
Size (employees)90,900 (est)+2%
Websiteunited.com
United Airlines was founded in 1926 and is headquartered in Chicago, US
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Key People/Management at United Airlines

Oscar Munoz

Oscar Munoz

CEO
J. Scott Kirby

J. Scott Kirby

President
Kate Gebo

Kate Gebo

Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Labor Relations
Brett J. Hart

Brett J. Hart

Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel
Gregory Greg Hart

Gregory Greg Hart

Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer
Linda Jojo

Linda Jojo

Executive Vice President of Technology and Chief Digital Officer
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United Airlines Office Locations

United Airlines has offices in Chicago, Orange, New Orleans, Washington 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 Revenue

United Airlines's revenue was reported to be $37.74 b in FY, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

11.0b

Net income (Q3, 2018)

836.0m

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

1.2b

Market capitalization (17-Jan-2019)

23.6b

Closing stock price (17-Jan-2019)

86.7

Cash (30-Sep-2018)

2.6b

EV

34.1b
United Airlines's current market capitalization is $23.6 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

38.3b38.9b37.9b36.6b37.7b

Revenue growth, %

(3%)(3%)

Operating expense total

37.0b36.5b32.7b32.2b34.2b

Depreciation and amortization

1.7b1.8b2.0b2.1b
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

3.2b2.0b3.0b2.2b1.5b

Accounts Receivable

1.1b1.1b1.2b

Prepaid Expenses

730.0m740.0m832.0m

Inventories

666.0m738.0m873.0m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

3.0bwdxefcqufszuzezftuxetqsqxt3.4b3.1b3.4b2.8b3.4b1.8b2.5b2.6b2.2b2.4b1.9b2.4b2.9b2.6b

Accounts Receivable

1.5b1.5b1.5b1.6b1.5b1.5b1.4b1.5b1.6b1.8b

Prepaid Expenses

826.0m881.0m819.0m912.0m911.0m791.0m1.0b1.2b1.0b1.1b

Inventories

631.0m656.0m704.0m759.0m798.0m842.0m900.0m882.0m937.0m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

571.0m1.1b7.3b2.3b2.1b

Depreciation and Amortization

1.7b1.7b1.8b2.0b2.1b

Accounts Payable

(265.0m)(251.0m)(77.0m)239.0m66.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

1.4b2.6b6.0b5.5b3.4b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash From Operating Activities

694.0m2.2b2.7b1.8b3.6b4.9b1.2b3.7b4.9b547.0m2.1b2.7b1.7b4.2b5.1b

Cash From Investing Activities

(427.0m)(1.3b)(1.6b)(45.0m)(1.2b)(1.7b)(797.0m)(1.6b)(2.3b)(643.0m)(1.7b)(3.0b)(730.0m)(1.7b)(2.6b)

Long-term Borrowings

(613.0m)(912.0m)(2.0b)(296.0m)(1.3b)(1.5b)(227.0m)(453.0m)(911.0m)(315.0m)(525.0m)(722.0m)(189.0m)(1.3b)(1.5b)

Cash From Financing Activities

(478.0m)(622.0m)(1.2b)(430.0m)(1.6b)(1.7b)(1.6b)(2.6b)(3.0b)86.0m(232.0m)(55.0m)(84.0m)(1.1b)(1.3b)
USDY, 2018

EV/EBIT

28.4 x

EV/CFO

6.7 x

EV/FCF

13.7 x

Financial Leverage

4.7 x
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United Airlines Operating Metrics

FY, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017FY, 2017

Passengers

139.21 m31.90 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 m39.30 m148.07 m

Revenue Passenger Miles

205.17 b46.38 b53.90 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

693 691 715 737 744
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United Airlines Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Air Micronesia, Inc.
Air Wis Services, Inc.
CAL Cargo, S.A. de C.V.
CALFINCO Inc.
Century Casualty Company
Continental Airlines de Mexico, S.A.
Continental Airlines Domain Name Limited
Continental Airlines Finance Trust II
Continental Airlines Fuel Purchasing Group, LLC
Continental Airlines, Inc. Supplemental Retirement
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United Airlines Revenue Breakdown

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United Airlines revenue breakdown by business segment: 16.5% from Passenger-Regional, 69.5% from Passenger-Mainline and 13.9% from Other

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United Airlines Online and Social Media Presence

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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 in damage control after revealing Apple spends $150 million on its flights every year

United says it will restrict corporate client information “to a strictly need-to-know audience.” Earlier this week a photograph of a United Airlines banner went viral. The banner was shown at an internal event held by the company and revealed information about United’s biggest corporate clients. The…

United Airlines CEO Offers a Very Political Plea For an End to the Trump Shutdown

The CEO's approach differs from that of his pilots.

United Airlines Unveils New United MileagePlus X App

CHICAGO, Jan. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, United Airlines is introducing the relaunch of the United MileagePlus X app, which offers United MileagePlus® members a unique opportunity to earn award miles for everyday purchases. The app has been refreshed to integrate additional programs...
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United Airlines Company Life and Culture

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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 Oscar Munoz, J. Scott Kirby and Kate Gebo.

  • How many employees does United Airlines have?

    United Airlines has 90,900 employees.

  • What is United Airlines revenue?

    Latest United Airlines annual revenue is $37.7 b.

  • What is United Airlines revenue per employee?

    Latest United Airlines revenue per employee is $415.1 k.

  • Who are United Airlines competitors?

    Competitors of United Airlines include American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and Southwest Airlines.

  • Where is United Airlines headquarters?

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

  • Where are United Airlines offices?

    United Airlines has offices in Chicago, Orange, New Orleans, Washington and in 37 other locations.

  • How many offices does United Airlines have?

    United Airlines has 41 offices.